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by Caron Smith

From the New York Desk: The Abbassid Court

In Search of “the Abbasid Court” Attentive readers of Crow Collection bulletins will notice a coming attraction in the fall, an exhibition entitled:  “Clay Between Two Seas: From the Abbasid Court to Puebla de los Angeles.” Your humble Curator Emeritus has had the pleasure of an introduction to Puebla de los Angeles.  It is a […] Keep Reading...

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by Gabby Pucci

North Texas Giving Day

The largest community-wide giving day in the nation is coming up, and it’s right here in our backyard! North Texas Giving Day established in 2009 by the Communities Foundation of Texas, a leading community foundation responsible for distributing $1.5 billion in grants over its 63 year history, will take place September 22, 6am – midnight. On […] Keep Reading...

Master Shen-Long, Enlightenment Dragon (Detail), 2016, ink and mixed media on canvas, 80 feet x 12 feet. Photograph courtesy of the artist.
by Devon Hersch

Part 3 | Contemporary Chan Buddhism: Master Shen-Long’s Divine Environmental Scrolls

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Title: Pitcher (Jarra) with Chinese double curved handles
Culture/Country: Puebla de los Angeles
Period: 17th century 
Medium: Earthenware 
Collection Title: Museo Franz Mayer Photograph: Michael Calderwood
Courtesy of the Archives of Farzaneh Pirouz
by Stacie Adams

Upcoming Exhibition: The Story of Talavera

Today’s Crow Collection of Asian Art is the Asian art museum of Dallas Keep Reading...

by Emily Henderson

6 Pokémon Go Tips and Tricks While Exploring the Crow Collection of Asian Art

by Emily Henderson On July 6, 2016, the highly anticipated ‘Pokémon Go’ app was released and quickly took America by storm. Within 24 hours, Pokémon Go had gained over 20 million active users in the United States, beating Candy Crush as the most popular mobile game in United States history. But what exactly is Pokémon […] Keep Reading...

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by Dr. Jacqueline Chao

Ornamenting the Perfection of Wisedom

  Kathryn Selig Brown is an Independent Curator and Tibetan art specialist.  A former curator at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York, she has curated more than a dozen exhibitions, written numerous articles and exhibition catalogues, and lectured widely, including at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Art Institute […] Keep Reading...

Vase with motif of the Life of Confucius (detail).
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 18th-19th century
Cinnabar lacquer over molded base
40 x 20 inches
Crow Collection of Asian Art, 1960.29
by Dr. Qing Chang

Legends, Miracles, Morality, and Wisdom

The Crow Collection’s lacquer vase is a precious work of art, Keep Reading...

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by Caron Smith

Crystal Gazing

The Crow Collection’s flawless rock crystal sphere is a natural wonder, polished to smooth roundness, and emblematic within Asian thought of the perfection of wisdom and purity. Keep Reading...

Etched Dorje Singing Bowl $98, ceramic Thai vases $28 and $14, “Meditate” mini giving bowl (under tea light) $8.95, Glass Word Stones $2 each, Crane incense burner $8.50, Arohes stool $395, available at the Lotus Shop
by Hilary Arai

Making a Personal Altar | Thoughts from The Lotus Shop

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Left:  Master Shen-Long, Enlightenment World, 2016, ink and mixed media on canvas, 80 feet x 12 feet
Middle:  Master Shen-Long, All Beings Are Inherently Perfect, 2016, gold ink on black canvas, 300 feet x 5 feet
Right:  Master Shen-Long, Enlightenment Dragon, 2016, ink and mixed media on canvas, 80 feet x 12 feet 
Photograph courtesy of the artist.
by Devon Hersch

Part 2 | Contemporary Chan Buddhism: Master Shen-Long’s Divine Environmental Scrolls

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