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Opening Today! Beyond Bollywood: 2000 Years of Dance in Art

by Dr. Ainsley M. Cameron, Curator of South Asian Art, Islamic Art and Antiquities

11/11/2022

Beyond Bollywood , Dance , South Asian Art , Southeast Asian Art , Himalayan Art , Asian Art Museum

Join us at CAM to experience the exceptional importance and power of dance in religious thought, literature, politics, and societal structures in Beyond Bollywood: 2000 Years of Dance in Art.

Behind the Scenes in the South Asian Galleries

by Conservation

9/29/2022

CAMConservation , Palampore , textile conservation , South Asian Art

Take a peek into preparations for the reopening of the South Asian Galleries, December 2023.

A New Discovery in CAM: A Magic Mirror

by Hou-mei Sung, Curator of East Asian Art

9/1/2022

Magic Mirror , Transparent Mirror , Han Dynasty , East Asian Art , Amitabha , Amida Buddha , Buddhism

When placed in sunlight, the mirror projects the decorative design on the back of the mirror and seems to become transparent.

A New Korean Tiger Painting

by Hou-mei Sung, Curator of East Asian Art

2/1/2022

Korean Tiger Painting , East Asian Art , Tiger and Cubs , Buddhist painting , chinese paintings , Joseon dynasty

As the king of beasts in China, the tiger is also one of the oldest and most meaningful animal subjects in Chinese painting. Here, the unidentified artist portrays a large tigress sitting under an old pine tree.

The Legend of the Laughing Buddha

by By Lynne Pearson, Curatorial Assistant, East Asian Art

8/25/2021

Laughing Buddha , Seven Lucky Gods , Hotei , East Asian Art , Walter and Vanida Davison , Hou-Mei Sung , Enduring Beauty: East Asian Lacquer , Tsuchiya Gado , prints

Earlier this year, longtime donors Walter and Vanida Davison gifted the Art Museum this beautiful 20th century Japanese painting depicting the Buddhist deity Hotei from their family art collection. Who is Hotei?

Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

by Cincinnati Art Museum

5/7/2021

Asian Art , Asian American Pacific Islander Art , Rookwood Pottery Company , Nam June Paik , Bukang Kim , Kitaro Shirayamadani

Enjoy these works by artists who identify as Asian American or Pacific Islander in the museum’s permanent collection.

Just In Time For Spring: Rare Utagawa Kōshū Hanging Scroll

by By Dr. Hou-mei Sung

3/29/2021

Utagawa Kōshū , 歌川珖舟 , Japanese Spring Festivals , East Asian Art , Hanging Scroll

Doll-like figures celebrate major Japanese spring festivals in this breathtaking 19th century masterpiece.

The Magic of Mokuhanga

by Helen Rindsberg

3/13/2019

Japanese Woodblock , April Vollmer , Cincinnati Asian Art Society

Artist April Vollmer will help the Cincinnati Art Museum celebrate its outstanding Japanese woodblock print collection at a special event from the Cincinnati Asian Art Society on Sunday, March 31.

Small Improvement for Long-Term Benefits

by Conservation

1/4/2018

paper conservation , Asian Art , paintings

Posted by: Joanna Kerman

Q+A: Masterpieces of Japanese Art

by Dr. Hou Mei Sung

2/11/2015

curatorial , Masterpieces of Japanese Art , Asian Art , Hou-Mei Sung , exhibitions

Posted By: Dr. Hou Mei Sung