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HEAVEN & EARTH IN CHINESE ART
In February, as celebrations for the start of the new Lunar New Year, the Year of the Pig, were underway, an extraordinary exhibition of Chinese art dating from the Neolithic period (circa 12000-1500 BC) to the end of the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) opened at the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). Heaven and Earth in Chinese Art: Treasure from the National Palace Museum, Taipei is drawn from the extensive collection housed…

UNDER INDIAN SKIES
The invention of photography in 1840s revolutionised the way in which the world was documented and interpreted, not only in Europe, but also in Asia. As early as mid-19th century, the British authorities in India launched an impressive photographic survey of architecture. Enthusiastic amateur photographers soon followed suit with atmospheric images of life during the period, from high to low, from maharajas to…

 

RAFFLES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
It is ironic that Raffles’ name is immortalised in a luxury hotel, Raffles of Singapore, as it should be famous for the discovery of a Buddhist temple, Borobudur. But it is as the founder of Singapore in 1819 that Raffles is being celebrated in this bicentennial year, although the extraordinary achievements of his short life extend beyond any accolade of five stars. The portrait of Sir Thomas Stamford…

TALE OF GENJI
How has this epic tale stayed relevant to Japan’s changing society over the centuries? This exhibition aims to find the answer by focusing on the artistic traditions inspired by Japan’s most celebrated work of literature.
The exhibition presents the most comprehensive introduction to the visual world of Genji ever shown outside Japan. The classic describes the life of the prince, Hikaru Genji (Shining Genji), from the…

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  • JADA SHOWS IN NEW YORK

    JADA SHOWS IN NEW YORK

    JADA There is no JADA Group Show in 2019. Gallery shows are listed below. For previews of The Art of Japan, BachmannEckenstein, Carole Davenport, …Read More »
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  • DIAMOND MOUNTAINS

    DIAMOND MOUNTAINS

    The exhibition, organised by Soyoung Lee, Curator in the Department of Asian Art, is part of a celebration marking the 20th anniversary of the …Read More »
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  • Delhi

    Delhi

    Delhi is improbably grand, revelling in its relics of once glorious empires – Hindu, Mughul and British, which dominate the skyline in marble and …Read More »