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Covered jar with faceted sides
Joseon period (1392-1912), 19th century
Stoneware with iron brown glaze
by Daniela Cruz

Earthly Splendor: Korean Ceramics from the Collection

The museum’s Korean art collection consists of works ranging from stone sculptures to a small selection of paintings, furniture, chests, boxes, bronze mirrors, and other examples of decorative art. The majority, however, are ceramics. Of these ceramics, we are fortunate to have a rich variety of stoneware from the early Three Kingdoms period (57 BCE-935 […] Keep Reading...

Ming Wong, Still from After Chinatown, 2012. Custom designed TV set & video, 7:09 min. Image is courtesy the artist, Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou and carlier I gebauer, Berlin.
by Dr. Jacqueline Chao

Invisible Cities

The Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas Contemporary, and the Moving Image Archive for Contemporary Art: MIACA (Hong Kong), are pleased to announce to co-organize Invisible Cities, an exhibition and screening series that showcases more than twenty contemporary video works by renowned and emerging artists from China, Japan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, […] Keep Reading...

by Dr. Jacqueline Chao

We Know You’ve Got Soul

ARTIST STATEMENT Inspired by the Sacred Scriptures and the many myths and legends about the journey of the Soul, music composer Henri Scars Struck creates for SOLUNA and the Crow Collection of Asian Art, a multi-room sonic experience that takes you from this life and its gravity on Earth and beyond, till the Soul finds […] Keep Reading...

WEB_Utagawa Kunitsugu 1800 – 1861
by Daniela Cruz

Styled with Poise: Figures in Japanese Paintings and Prints

Woodblock prints were produced by a collaborative process between a publisher, artist, woodcutter, and printer during the Edo period and into the Meiji era (1868-1912). Regal courtiers, lively townspeople, tragic heroines, and virtuous deities, are presented in exquisite form in this exhibition featuring figures in Japanese art. Styled with Poise: Figures in Japanese Paintings and Prints […] Keep Reading...

by Daniela Cruz

Hidden Nature:  Sopheap Pich

The Crow Collection of Asian Art is pleased to announce the presentation of a solo exhibition of the work of Sopheap Pich, recognized today as Cambodia’s most internationally prominent contemporary artist. This exhibition features his large-scale sculpture, Rang Phnom Flower (2015), his most ambitious single-form sculpture to date. Twenty-five feet in length, its complex construction is […] Keep Reading...

by Daniela Cruz

Sculpting Nature: Jade from the Collection

The permanent collection of the Crow Collection of Asian Art is comprised of a large number of various types of jade objects from the Qing dynasty (1644-1911). This outstanding collection of later-period jades is among the finest of its kind in the United States. Shining a spotlight on this strength of the museum’s collection, the […] Keep Reading...

Seated Vairocana Buddha
Ca. 15th-16th century
Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
Gilt bronze
Crow Collection of Asian Art, 1976.3
by Daniela Cruz

Visualizing Afterlife, Paradise, and Earthly Spheres in Chinese Art

This exhibition showcases three themes found among works of art in the museum’s permanent collection: archaeological finds mainly from ancient tombs, Buddhist sculptures from temples, and works of art reflecting the aesthetic tastes of scholars and the imperial courts of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. Archaeology in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries has […] Keep Reading...

Iwasaki Tsuneo (1917-2002), DNA.  Ink and color on paper. Collection of Dr. Paula Arai. Courtesy of Dr. Paula Arai.
by Daniela Cruz

Wisdom of Compassion: The Art and Science of Iwasaki Tsuneo (1917-2002)

Japanese artist and scientist Iwasaki Tsuneo painted as an act of devotion (Iwasaki is his family name, followed by his given name, Tsuneo, according to Japanese custom). Deftly interlacing his fluency in the languages of Buddhism, science, and art, Iwasaki portrays resonances he discovered between scientific and Buddhist views of reality to convey that all […] Keep Reading...

by Daniela Cruz

Community Mural: Artist Workshops with Javier Espinosa Mómox

In September 2016, the Crow Collection of Asian Art’s Education Department hosted Uriarte Talavera artist Javier Espinosa Mómox in Dallas for a weeklong residency in conjunction with the exhibition Clay Between Two Seas (on view through February 12, 2017). In Dallas, Espinosa Mómox offered a series of workshops that explored the history of Talavera ceramics […] Keep Reading...