In October 2018
As always, we shall be covering the shows and events of Asian Art in London, which this year takes place from 1 to 10 November, 2018
In this issue there’s plenty of Indian art to explore. We’ll be looking at Indian textiles at the Cincinnati Art Museum – the exhibition, The Fabric of India, is showing the richness of Indian textiles from 15th century right up to the current day.Another Indian topic is at the Rietberg Museum, in Zurich. Here, two Indian painters are under discussion, Manaku and Nainsukh two artist brothers from Guler, are compared in one exhibition.
In the US, the Seattle Art Museum is holding an exhibition entitled Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, showcasing five centuries of Indian painting.
At the Piramal Museum of art, in Mumbai, there’s a focus on modern painting – SH Raza Traversing Terrains.
Elsewhere in the issue …
Empress of China: The Forbidden City’s Untold Story is the first international exhibition to explore the role of empresses in shaping China’s last dynasty – the Qing (1644-1912). On show at the Peabody Essex Museum, the exhibition marks the 40th anniversary of the establishment of China-US diplomatic relations.
Edo Style in Japan. The David Roche Foundation in Australia is showing more than 150 artworks drawn predominantly from the renowned Japanese art collection at the Art Gallery of South Australia, with additional items from the foundation’s own collection and private collections.
Korean contemporary ceramics in Manchester explores the meaning and art of Subi (relating to the refining of clay)
Artists’ exhibitions include Raqib Shaw in Scotland and an exhibition of Kazakh contemporary art in Berlin.