Tag Archives: Chinese art

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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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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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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Ai Weiwei at the Brooklyn Museum – New York

April 18, 2014 through August 10, 2014 – Ai Weiwei: According to What? is the first major exhibition in the United States devoted to Ai Weiwei, one of the world’s most controversial and iconoclastic contemporary artists, showcasing his remarkable interdisciplinary career as an architect, conceptualist, photographer, sculptor and activist. Comprising thirty works of art which explore […]

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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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Chinese Hardstone Carvings at the Met Museum – New York

December 11, 2013 through July 6, 2014 – Colors of the Universe: Chinese Hardstone Carvings, features a selection of extraordinary achievements in Qing Dynasty (1644–1911) stone carving, when an abundant supply of raw materials, exceptionally accomplished craftsmen and in particular, dedicated imperial patronage, contributed to the creation of numerous superb works. Sculpted in a rainbow […]

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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 […]