Blog: Asian Art History

Finding Peace at Songtsam Linka Shangri-La
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January 30, 2020

Hidden in the city’s peaceful and green valleys between Tibetan villages and Himalayan barley fields, Songtsam's Linka Shangri-La retreat faces the back of Songzanlin Monastery which can be seen across the meadow and is located only a short distance away.

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'Tis the Season for Asian Art

December 11, 2018

If you find yourself in New York City during the holidays, here is your guide to Asian art exhibitions in the metropolitan area's museums.

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Looking Ahead, Looking Back: Ten Years of Asian Art (Part 4)

2018 年 9 月 17 日

As we look towards 纽约亚洲艺术周's tenth anniversary in March 2019, we're also taking a look back at the event's most memorable works of art. This is part 4 of a multi-part series.

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Looking Ahead, Looking Back: Ten Years of Asian Art (Part 3)

August 13, 2018

As we look towards 纽约亚洲艺术周's tenth anniversary in March 2019, we're also taking a look back at the event's most memorable works of art. This is part 3 of a multi-part series.

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Looking Ahead, Looking Back: Ten Years of Asian Art (Part 2)

July 16, 2018

As we look towards 纽约亚洲艺术周's tenth anniversary in March 2019, we're also taking a look back at the event's most memorable works of art. This is part 2 of a multi-part series.

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Looking Ahead, Looking Back: Ten Years of Asian Art (Part 1)

June 27, 2018

As we look towards 纽约亚洲艺术周's tenth anniversary in March 2019, we're also taking a look back at the event's most memorable works of art. This is part 1 of a multi-part series.

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Asian Art 101: What Is a Handscroll?

December 4, 2017

"A predominant format of Chinese painting is the handscroll, a continuous roll of paper or silk of varying length on which an image has been painted, and which, when not being viewed, remains rolled up," writes Dawn Delbanco in the Met's Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History.

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Chinese Toggles: Promising Playthings

November 9, 2017

One of the most whimsical Chinese objects is the belt toggle, a palm-sized carving in nearly every natural material transformed into a miniature sculpture. Compared to the avid collecting of Japanese netsuke, Chinese belt toggles have been oddly overlooked.

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