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The Department of Asian Art fulfills a unique role at The Met by representing the artistic achievements of six major cultural traditions that encompass 5, years of history, half the world's population, more than twenty modern nations, and a vast region that ranges from Afghanistan, the Indian subcontinent, and Southeast Asia across the Himalayas to China, Korea, and Japan. The Met's collection of Asian art—more than 35, objects, ranging in date from the third millennium B. Each of the many civilizations of Asia is represented by outstanding works, providing an unrivaled experience of the artistic traditions of nearly half the world.
BrisAsia Festival showcases traditional and contemporary Asian arts and cultural events. Absolute Humidity is a new limited-edition volume featuring over thirty conversations with contemporary artists practicing in the Asia-Pacific region. The publication,
The Robert B. Jacobs Asian Art Conservation Laboratory is a distinctive and specialized resource that provides UMMA with the unique ability to care for its collections of nearly Chinese and Japanese paintings and more than 7, prints and drawings in a laboratory space designed for public viewing. The Conservation Lab serves institutions and individuals worldwide, and it specializes in providing conservation services and mounting or remounting for East Asian paintings and for Asian and Western works on paper. From the outset, the mission of the Conservation Lab has been to serve as an integral part of the teaching and research functions of the Museum.
This elaborate Southeast Asian tapestry has been lavishly embroidered by hand with silk and beadwork. An auspicious white elephant, a traditional symbol of prosperity and royal power, is circled by the twelve ancient signs of the zodiac. A truly stunning work of art, each handmade tapestry is completely unique and makes a stunning display in the home.
In China, there are not only a lot of famous Chinese healthy artists but also many talented disabled artists. Open the door of oriental art to let every disabled artist shine. Meanwhile, your purchase supports our talented Chinese disabled artists and their families as well as assists Chilture in finding and helping more people with disabilities to achieve their dreams in days to come.
Beautiful Asian lady in solid timber frame. Good condition other than a few minor scuffs on frame as seen in photo. Located at Indented Head. Contact Nick for more information on.
The history of Asian art or Eastern artincludes a vast range of influences from various cultures and religions. Developments in Asian art historically parallel those in Western artin general a few centuries earlier. Buddhist art originated in the Indian subcontinent in the centuries following the life of the historical Gautama Buddha in the 6th to 5th century BCE, before evolving through its contact with other cultures and its diffusion through the rest of Asia and the world.