Contemporary Asian galleries range from globally renowned to lovely, small independent places. They are on the forefront of the latest art trends, showcasing a wide range of artists, both local and international. As complex histories and dynamic changes affect Asian political, social, cultural and economic landscapes, it is the artists who grapple with the past, present and future creating a backdrop for new ways of thinking.
On October 2 the Philadelphia Museum of Art is reopening its galleries of South Asian art following a comprehensive renovation. Dedicated to one of the most significant collections of its kind in this country, these newly reinstalled galleries offer visitors an aesthetic and cultural experience that reveals the richness and diversity of artistic expression across India, Tibet, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand, Cambodia, and Indonesia. The centerpiece of the collection—the South Indian Pillared Temple Hall dating to the midth century from the city of Madurai—has been completely reinterpreted.
There is an audio tour of 12 objects in our Asian galleries, created by Dr. Marika Sardar. There are several ways to use a cell phone to listen to the audio tour while one is in the Museum.
More than 50 recently acquired works from contemporary artists will be added to the Arts of China gallery, including experimental ink paintings from Peng Wei, Tai Xiangzhou, Sun Xun and others. In addition to artwork spanning 5, years of Chinese history, the gallery will display contemporary Chinese works in a special exhibition. The modern pieces will rotate into the primary exhibit on a regular basis. The gallery is renowned for its extensive collection of art from the Ainu people, an indigenous group from northern Japan with a distinct culture, language and artistic tradition from the rest of Japan.
ALERT During lobby construction, visitors should use the far right-hand doors to enter the museum and check in at the new information desk in Bowes South Court. Learn more. In the Galleries.
The Department of Asian Art fulfills a unique role at The Met by representing the artistic achievements of six major cultural traditions that encompass 5, years of history, half the world's population, more than twenty modern nations, and a vast region that ranges from Afghanistan, the Indian subcontinent, and Southeast Asia across the Himalayas to China, Korea, and Japan. The Met's collection of Asian art—more than 35, objects, ranging in date from the third millennium B. Each of the many civilizations of Asia is represented by outstanding works, providing an unrivaled experience of the artistic traditions of nearly half the world.
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TODAY, we are open from 11 am to 6 pm. Ritual Wine Vessel Guang. China, late Shang dynasty, 13th—11th century B. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr.
Joining the recently opened gallery for Japanese art are galleries dedicated to Chinese, Korean, and Indian and Southeast Asian art, and Buddhist art across Asia. The gallery for Chinese art invites visitors to take part in a long tradition of active viewing, whether by immersing themselves in historical paintings or by leaving their mark on a digital handscroll. The gallery also features ancient Chinese objects for life and the afterlife.
Our gallery specializes in unique Asian antique furniture collected as a result of our global travel in the s when exceptional pieces emerged in their native lands. Our collection came directly from these countries. We amassed it as our private collection. We were interested in collecting unique antique furniture because such ancient pieces have a history, culture, and story to tell.