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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 […] Keep Reading...

Sopheap Pich, Rang Phnom Flower, 2015. 
Bamboo, rattan, metal wire, plywood, steel, metal bolts. 
325 x 180 x 65 inches (825.5 x 457 x 165 cm) (approximate). 
Image courtesy of Tyler Rollins Fine Art.
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 will feature his large-scale sculpture, Rang Phnom Flower (2015), his most ambitious single-form sculpture to date. Twenty-five feet in length, its complex […] 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
China
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...

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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...

Vishnu
Cambodia
ca. 9th century
Khmer Empire (802-1431)
Sandstone
1999.30
by Daniela Cruz

Divine Pathways: South and Southeast Asian Art

For more than a thousand years, Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism were influential in the artistic production of various parts of South and Southeast Asia. In celebration of the enduring legacy of these philosophical and religious traditions, this exhibition features a variety of works in different media from India, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar and Indonesia. Keep Reading...

Elegance 2
by Amanda Sawyer

In Pursuit of Elegance and Simplicity: Chinese Scholars’ Studio Furniture from the Tseng Collection

Crafted with impressive carpentry skills, the furniture in this exhibition represents artistic elements flavored by the literati class from the 16th to the 18th century. The furniture is assembled to re-create a household interior of the pre-modern era, where men of highly cultivated backgrounds could read books, practice calligraphy, polish their painting skills, compose poems, […] Keep Reading...