Sat Sep 14 2013
thru Mon Mar 03 2014
Ai Weiwei Circle of Animals/ Zodiac Heads: Gold
The work of Ai Weiwei makes its southern United States debut.
Sat Aug 10 2013
thru Mon Nov 04 2013
A photographic tribute to the beauty and unpredictability of the art of ink painting, capturing momentary collisions between ink and water in mid-air.
Sat May 25 2013
thru Mon Jun 24 2013
Terang Bulan: Art from Java and Bali
The objects from Terang Bulan, or “Moonlight,” help tell the story of the diverse arts that flourished in the kratons (royal courts) from the 18th through the 20th centuries.
Sat Oct 05 2013
thru Sun May 25 2014
A Porsche is a particular object of desire in China—an alluring “gold ring” of modern consumer status. This fiberglass Porsche 911 is painted with patterns derived from historical Chinese ceramics.
Fri Nov 30 2012
thru Sun May 04 2014
Peninsulas and Dragon Tails
Featuring objects from the Himalayan mountains of the Eurasian continent, the importance of geography to culture emerges in this permanent collection exhibition.
Sat Sep 14 2013
thru Sun Aug 24 2014
The Jerry Lee Musslewhite Collection of Korean Art
A stellar group of fifty-three artworks from Korea acquired by the Crow Collection of Asian Art in 2010.
Sat Jun 14 2014
thru Mon Sep 29 2014
Internationally recognized for his many artistic accomplishments, including “Scroll,” a stunning section of the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, artist Shen Wei defies classification. However, in the significant recent series of paintings featured in this exhibition, Shen Wei narrows his focus to a study of the grisaille palette and the expressive textures of oil paint resulting in compositions in black, white, and gray that are shrouded in an aura of mystery.
Sat Jul 19 2014
thru Mon Jan 19 2015
Seeing and Believing: Krishna in the Art of B. G. Sharma
This exhibition proposes that visitors set aside habits of viewing that resist sweetness with labels such as “kitsch,” or dismiss pictures that tug at sentiment as invasive. These are pictures that rest on ethics of long cultivation and refinement and address sense awareness with a sophisticated understanding of human nature. They seduce with friendly but frank eroticism. They demand to be looked at, to be communicated with, and to be indulged by our reason.
This 18-foot-tall, three-dimensional “character” is a sculptural exploration of written language, architectural in scale and feel, it is less about words than about the meaning behind words.
Traditionally placed as guardians outside entrances to convey protection and noble authority, this pair of carved stone lions is activated with new energy in these monumental sculptures.
Contrasted in brilliant red and shadowy black, these magnificent bronze figures depict Tibetan monks engaged in the act of sweeping, both a daily chore and a ritualized practice.
This Mugal Façade is characterized by a complex synthesis of native Indian forms, media, and iconography with Islamic-inspired geometric designs and natural motifs.
Cut from blocks of rock crystal quarried in central Japan and accompanied by an intricately fashioned stand, this sphere is the second largest flawless crystal ball known in the world.
Modeled after a prized central Asian stallion, this serene and regal figure was a popular mingqi (spirit good) or tomb furnishing during the Tang Dynasty.