'Superlative Examples of the Genre' in “Emperors' Treasures”

One of the most visited objects in the National Palace Museum of…

    Fri Jun 17th, 2016 12:00pm By Emily Wilson

Poets, Patrons and Artists at the Islamic Courts

Visitors to Pearls on a String, the first exhibition at the Asian…

    Fri Feb 26th, 2016 9:00am By Emily Wilson

28 Chinese Broadens Perspective on Contemporary Asian Art

Art collectors Don and Mera Rubell – who helped launch the careers…

    Thu Jun 4th, 2015 2:00pm By Emily Wilson

Shared Quarters: “Roads of Arabia” Shows the Path of Civilization and Its Sudden Turns

Like the African city of Timbuktu, the Saudi Arabian desert called “the…

    Tue Oct 28th, 2014 4:20pm By Jonathan Curiel

Saya Woolfalk's Genetically Modified, Ethnically Ambiguous, Human and Plant Hybrids

Artist Saya Woolfalk has a certain fascination in all thing human —…

    Wed Sep 3rd, 2014 8:50am By Laura Jaye Cramer

Asian Art Museum and SFMOMA Explore what Gorgeous Means

For the first time, two major San Francisco museums — the Asian…

    Tue Jun 17th, 2014 12:00pm By Emily Wilson

Decoding the Secrets of Chinese Calligraphy

Calligraphy, wrote scholar Chiang Yee, has “the beauty of plastic movement, not…

    Thu Oct 4th, 2012 7:30am By Emily Wilson

Let the Spirit Move You at the Asian Art Museum's Phantoms Arise!

San Francisco's Asian Art Museum houses the largest collection of Asian art…

    Wed Jun 27th, 2012 8:30am By Emily Wilson

Chairs Bought at a Yard Sale 30 Years Ago Find a New Home — the Asian Art Museum

Cultural institutions in San Francisco continually search for new acquisitions. Alexis Coe…

    Mon Feb 13th, 2012 9:30am By Alexis Coe

Asian Art Museum Emulates Antiques Roadshow on Members Consultation Day

“Don't buy anything in Hong Kong,” warns Maurice Jonas, a volunteer tasked…

    Wed Feb 8th, 2012 9:30am By Alexis Coe