Asian Art 101

Exhibition open from Mon Jan 04 2016 to Sun Oct 09 2016

Jizo Bodhisattva Japan, Edo period (1615 1867), 17th-18th century Joined cypress (hinoki), vestiges of relief textile design, gilt 1999.32

Jizo Bodhisattva
Japan, Edo period (1615
1867), 17th-18th century
Joined cypress (hinoki), vestiges of relief textile design, gilt, 84 x 25 x 17.5 in.
1999.32

Discover the diverse facets of Asia through the Crow Collection’s 2015-2016 Asian Art 101 course. In this series of monthly introductory lectures, visiting scholars speak on the following twelve topics: art in the regions of India, China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas; Contemporary Asian Art; Figure and Landscape; and art in the religious traditions of Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism, Islam, and Hinduism. The curator will highlight one permanent collection object for each lecture. Each of these objects will be included in the Asian Art 101 exhibition. To learn more, check out an iPad at the museum’s front desk or download the Crow Collection of Asian Art app from the app store, find works in the galleries with the Asian Art 101 graphic, and listen to the corresponding audio track.

To learn more, download the Crow Collection of Asian Art app from the app store, find works in the galleries with the Asian Art 101 graphic, and listen to the corresponding audio track. 

Japan | September 3, 2015
Buddhism and Art | October 8, 2015
India | November 5, 2015
Hinduism and Art | December 3, 2015
The Himalayas | January 14, 2016
Contemporary Asian Art | February 11, 2016
China | March 3, 2016
Southeast Asia | May 5, 2016
Figure and Landscape | June 2, 2016
Korea | July 7, 2016
Confucianism, Daoism, and Art | August 4, 2016
Islam and Art | September 1, 2016