Tag Archives: Asian Art

Asian Art Museum – San Francisco

A treasury of more than 18,000 works of art from 40 countries spanning 6,000 years of human history, the San Francisco Asian Art Museum is the largest museum of its kind in the United States and among the most important outside of Asia. Holding one of the most comprehensive collections of Asian art in the […]

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Guimet Museum (Musée Guimet) – Paris

Guimet Museum (Musée Guimet) Holding a collection of approximately 45,000 works of art spanning 5,000 years representing the cultures of Afghanistan, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam, the Guimet Museum (Musée Guimet) exhibits what is considered the largest and finest collection of Asian art outside of Asia.  Housed in a […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York

A treasury of more than 2 million individual objects, tens of thousands of which are permanently on display including many of mankind’s greatest masterpieces, New York’s Metropolitan Museum is the Western Hemisphere’s most important art institution. Spanning the entire history of human civilization, the collection features not only paintings, drawings, prints, etchings, sculptures and photographs, […]

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@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz Island – San Francisco

October 27, 2014 through April 26, 2015 – Responding to his incarceration for dissent by the Chinese authorities, renowned contemporary artist Ai Weiwei has created seven new site-specific works installed on Alcatraz Island National Park in San Francisco Bay. The first time the island has ever been used to stage an art exhibit, the unique […]

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Splendors of the Han at the Guimet Museum – Paris

October 22, 2014 through March 1, 2015 – In honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and France, “Splendors of the Han: The Development of the Celestial Empire,” presents the remarkable opportunity to view 200 works created during the Han Empire (200 B.C. through 200 A.D.) including 68 examples which […]

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Gorgeous at the Asian Art Museum – San Francisco

June 20, 2014 through September 14, 2014 – Comprising 72 uniquely stunning artworks created by dozens of cultures over a period of more than two millennia, this exhibit juxtaposes masterpieces drawn from permanent collections of the Asian Art Museum and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art which is currently closed for an extensive expansion. […]

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Harunobu: Poet of the Feminine at the Guimet Museum – Paris

June 18, 2014 through September 22, 2014 – Harunobu: Poet of the Feminine is the first ever solo exhibition in France dedicated to eighteenth century artist Suzuki Harunobu, acknowledged as a master of color and brocade and one of the preeminent interpreters of the Japanese print. Among the most innovative of the Ukiyo-e print makers, […]

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Decoding Chinese Calligraphy at the Met Museum – New York

April 29, 2014 through August 17, 2014 – Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy – Selections from the Collection of Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Wang presents the opportunity to explore more than forty outstanding examples of calligraphy by leading artists of the Yuan (1271–1368), Ming (1368–1644) and Qing (1644–1911) dynasties from one of the premiere […]

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Lost Kingdoms: Early Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture at the Met Museum – New York

April 14, 2014 through July 27, 2014 – Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asian, Fifth to Eighth Century, presents the exceptional opportunity to view 160 sculptures, many designated as national treasures which have never traveled outside their home countries. The first international loan exhibition to explore the sculptural art produced in the earliest […]

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Chinese Snuff Bottles at the Met Museum – New York

July 19, 2013 through June 15, 2014 – Featuring a variety of Chinese snuff bottles created during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in almost every medium from ivory and lacquer to porcelain and precious stone to metalwork and even painting and calligraphy, Small Delights: Chinese Snuff Bottles, reflects the artistic developments over five millennia of Chinese civilization […]

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Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an […]

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most […]

Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to […]

Rodin Museum (Musée Rodin) – Paris

As home to the most treasured and comprehensive collection of the works of renowned French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Rodin […]

Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) – Paris

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited museum in the world and for good reason. […]

Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) – Paris

For lovers of Impressionism, a pilgrimage to the Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) is absolutely essential.  Keeper of the […]