Blog: Asian Art News

Summer Museum Exhibitions, Part 3: Asian Art in Europe

August 5, 2017

We asked our participants to share the museum exhibitions they are most looking forward to this summer—here are their recommendations. For Part 3 of this series, we're focusing on Europe.

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Summer Museum Exhibitions, Part 2: Asian Art in New York and Boston

August 4, 2017

We asked our participants to share the museum exhibitions they are most looking forward to this summer—here are their recommendations. For Part 2 of this series, we're focusing on the New York and Boston areas.

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Summer Museum Exhibitions, Part 1: Asian Art in California and Florida

July 27, 2017

We asked our participants to share the museum exhibitions they are most looking forward to this summer—here are their recommendations. For Part 1 of this series, we are featuring three exhibitions to see in California and Florida.

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Two Lives Entwined: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII & Bando Shuka I

March 6, 2017

March 6, 2017 marks the 162nd anniversary of the death of Bando Shuka I (1813-1855), the famed onnagata performer of mid-19th century Japanese kabuki theater.

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The Incredible Restoration of an Ancient Japanese Scroll

December 5, 2016

Visitors of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston can currently witness conservation in action on an enormous Japanese hanging scroll, which is currently being remounted in the Asian paintings gallery.

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Asia Week New York Reading List, Part III: Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Art

November 30, 2016

We asked some of our participants for their favorite Asian art-related books—both fiction and non-fiction.

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Asia Week New York Reading List, Part II: Japanese Art

November 21, 2016

We asked some of our participants for their favorite Asian art-related books—both fiction and non-fiction.

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Asia Week New York Reading List, Part I: Chinese Art

November 17, 2016

We asked some of our participants for their favorite Asian art-related books—both fiction and non-fiction.

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The Evolution of Chaekgeori: Its Inception and Development from the Joseon Period to Today

November 8, 2016

Chaekgeori was one of the most prolific art forms of Korea’s Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), and it continues to be used today. It often depicts books and other material commodities as symbolic embodiments of knowledge, power, and social reform.

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