Lost at sea

Asian Art 200 Larkin St , San Francisco

Lost at sea: Art recovered from shripwrecks   A fierce three-headed serpent and a mysterious female deity were among the nearly two dozen 12th-century stone reliefs from Central Vietnam that lay unseen at the bottom of the Arabian Sea for nearly 120 years. Almost 5,000 miles away in the South China Sea, blue-and-white ceramic bowls, plates and jars rested in

Ancient Chinese Porcelain Art

National Museum of China No. 16 East Chang'an Street, Dongcheng District, , Beijing

  Date: On Regular Display Venue: Gallery N17Enjoying a long history, Chinese pottery and porcelain run through Chinese civilization without interruption: painted or black pottery in the prehistoric times was followed by white pottery and glazed pottery in the Shang and Zhou Dynasties; in later dynasties, celadon, white-glazed porcelain, and porcelain with overglaze or underglaze colours and coloured glaze were

Special Exhibition “Kuroda Taizo”

MOCO-The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka Osaka

TAIZO KURODA’S ‘PURE WHITE’ IS THE COLOUR OF HIS SPIRIT THAT NEVER STOPS IN PURSUIT OF THE TRUTH. ―Ando Tadao, Architect Kuroda Taizo (1946– ) is known worldwide for his graceful, tranquil white porcelain works. He traveled to Paris at the age of twenty and experienced the art of pottery for the first time in Canada in 1967, which led

Chrysanthèmes, dragons et samouraïs

Musée Ariana Avenue de la Paix 10 , Genève

Avec près de 800 pièces, datant du milieu du 17e au début du 20e siècle, le Musée Ariana conserve l’une des plus importantes collections suisses de céramique japonaise. Le corpus se distingue par l’omniprésence et la foisonnante diversité des décors peints. Présenté pour la première fois dans son intégralité, cet ensemble remarquable permet de suivre l’évolution passionnante des techniques et

Japan: A History of Style

The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10028 Phone: , New York

This exhibition celebrates how gifts and acquisitions of the last decade have transformed The Met’s ability to narrate the story of Japanese art by both expanding and deepening the range of remarkable artworks that can meaningfully elucidate the past. Each of the ten rooms that make up the Arts of Japan Galleries features a distinct genre, school, or style, representing