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Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

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Works: 301 works in 630 publications in 2 languages and 18,431 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  History  Guidebooks 
Roles: Other, Editor, isb, Publisher, his
Classifications: N7342, 931.0074753
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The golden age of Chinese archaeology : celebrated discoveries from the People's Republic of China( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the last fifty years, archaeological discoveries have altered traditional beliefs on the formation and development of the civilization of ancient China. This book and the exhibition that it accompanies cover the period from 5000 BCE to the 10th-century C.E. presenting more than 170 masterpieces in jade, stone, ivory bone, pottery, bronze, lacquer, bamboo, gold, and silver. Together these astonishing objects demonstrate that highly advanced artistic cultures originated in and flowered throughout a vast area. Earlier generations of scholars believed that a much smaller area, the Yellow River Valley, was the principal source and locus of Chinese civilization."--Jacket
Treasures from the Shanghai Museum : 6,000 years of Chinese art : an exhibition organized by the Shanghai Museum and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco by Shanghai bo wu guan( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An exhibition organized by the Shanghai Museum and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco ..."
Wisdom and compassion = Śes rab daṅ sñiṅ rjeʼi rol pa : the sacred art of Tibet by Marylin M Rhie( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published on the occasion of the exhibition organized by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco in conjunction with Tibet House, New York in 1991
Hokusai and Hiroshige : great Japanese prints from the James A Michener Collection, Honolulu Academy of Arts by Hokusai Katsushika( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"By the 1800s, when the artists Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige lived and worked, commoners enjoyed the numerous amenities of Edo (Tokyo), the world's largest city (pop. ca. 800,000). They launched businesses, perfected crafts, gained leisure time and literacy, traveled a coherent system of safe roads, and enjoyed art, poetry, a seemingly limitless taste for novelty, and the income to indulge them." "Ukiyo-e prints - 'pictures of the floating world' - reflect the lives of the Edo commoners. In Hokusai's and Hiroshige's prints, we see the faces of this new middle class, both the excitement and drudgery of their daily activities, and favorite views of the landmarks and natural wonders they beheld." "Most of the 200 ukiyo-e prints in this book (100 by Hokusai, 100 by Hiroshige) are from the distinguished James A. Michener Collection of the Honolulu Academy of Arts." "Included in their entirety are Hokusai's series, Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, and Hiroshige's series, Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road, along with selections from their other major series."--Jacket
Yoga : the art of transformation by Debra Diamond( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yoga: The Art of Transformation is the companion book to the first ever exhibition of the visual history of yoga, a discipline that is thousands of years old and practiced today by millions of people. Like the Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery exhibit, this large pictorial uses a wealth of materials from ancient stone and bronze temple sculptures to early 20th century photographs to illuminate yoga's central tenets and its still partly un-delineated traditions. Explore the discipline's goals of spiritual enlightenment, worldly power, and health and well-being through the beauty and profundity of Indian art
Mongolia : the legacy of Chinggis Khan by Patricia Ann Berger( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yokohama : prints from nineteenth-century Japan by Ann Yonemura( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From mind, heart, and hand : Persian, Turkish, and Indian drawings from the Stuart Cary Welch collection by Stuart Cary Welch( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A superb selection of drawings from the extraordinary collection of Stuart Cary Welch Stuart Cary Welch's collection of Persian, Turkish, and Indian art is renowned throughout the world for its quality and depth. In 1999, Welch made a generous gift of drawings to the Harvard University Art Museums, which form the basis of the present catalogue. Spanning five centuries and extending from Istanbul to Calcutta, these drawings represent the great empires of the Ottomans in Turkey, the Safavids in Iran, and the Mughals in India as well as numerous regional Hindu kingdoms. This beautifully illustrated book presents more than seventy exquisite drawings-some of which are counted among the greatest Indian, Persian, or Turkish drawings ever made-and explores the connections between the arts and artists of the three cultures. As with drawings from European traditions, the works display an immediacy that is often absent in paintings. The drawings deal with fascinating and diverse subjects ranging from court portraits, stories from fable and myth, and hunting scenes to animals, flowers, and people sketched from life. The contributors to the book shed light on various aspects of the drawings and the artists, and Welch offers an engaging account of his trials and triumphs while acquiring the works in his unparalleled collection. This book is the catalogue for an exhibition at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco (September 17 to November 28, 2004) and at the Harvard University Art Museums (March 19 to June 12, 2005)
Master of the lotus garden : the life and art of Bada Shanren, 1626-1705 by Fangyu Wang( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latter days of the law : images of Chinese Buddhism, 850-1850 by Marsha Smith Weidner( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese ceramics : a new comprehensive survey from the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco by Li He( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In over 700 color photographs, a wide range of Chinese imperial and regional, decorative and practical, export and domestic, ceremonial and funerary wares are fully represented
Traditions unbound : groundbreaking painters of eighteenth-century Kyoto by Matthew P McKelway( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Radiance of jade and the clarity of water : Korean ceramics from the Ataka collection by Ikutarō Itō( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bali : art, ritual, performance by Natasha Reichle( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om balinesisk kunst og den sammenhæng hvori den er skabt og brugt
Essence of Indian art by B. N Goswamy( Book )

8 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hidden meanings in Chinese art = Zhongguo ji xiang tu an by Terese Tse Bartholomew( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can decorative objects increase one's wealth, happiness, or longevity? Traditionally, many Chinese have believed that they could?provided they include the appropriate auspicious symbols. In Hidden meanings in Chinese Art Asian Art Museum Curator Terese Tse Bartholomew, culminating decades of research, has provided a thorough guide to such symbols. Auspicious symbols in Chinese art are often in the form of rebuses?visual puns. Because many words in Chinese share the same pronunciation, there is a wealth of opportunities for such punning, and over the centuries many rebuses have developed established meanings
Korean Buncheong ceramics from Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art by Soyoung Lee( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brushstrokes : styles and techniques of Chinese painting by So Kam Ng Lee( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power and glory : court arts of China's Ming dynasty by Li He( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ming vases have been long regarded as the epitome of priceless beauty. Exploring the grandeur of the last native Chinese dynasty (1368-1644), 'Power and Glory' demonstrates why not just vases but Ming art of many types has earned such acclaim
Emperors' treasures : Chinese art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emperors' Treasures features artworks from the renowned National Palace Museum, Taipei. It encompasses paintings, calligraphy, bronzes, ceramics, lacquer ware, jades, and textiles exemplifying the finest craftsmanship and imperial taste. The Chinese art book book explores the identities of eight Chinese rulers--seven emperors and one empress--who reigned from the early 12th through early 20th centuries. They are portrayed in a story line that highlights artworks of their eras, from the dignified Song to the coarse yet subtle Yuan, and from the brilliant Ming until the final, dazzling Qing period. Emperors' Treasures examines each ruler's distinct contribution to the arts and how each developed his or her aesthetic and connoisseurship"--
 
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The golden age of Chinese archaeology : celebrated discoveries from the People's Republic of China
Alternative Names
Asian Art Museum

Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture

Asian Art MuseumChong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture

Center for Asian Art and Culture

Chiu-chin-shan Ya-chou mei shu po wu yüan

Chong-Moon Lee center for Asian art and culture

Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture San Francisco, Calif

De Young Museum

musée d'art asiatique de San Francisco

Museo di arte asiatica di San Francisco

San Francisco Asian Art Museum

San Francisco (Calif.) Asian Art Museum

San Furanshisuko Ajia Bijutsukan

San Furanshisurko Ajia Bijutsukan

சான் ஃபிரான்சிஸ்கோ ஆசியக் கலை அருங்காட்சியகம்

オオサカ シリツ ビジュツカン

サンフランシスコ・アジア 美術館

旧金山亚洲艺术博物馆

Languages
English (169)

Japanese (3)

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Hokusai and Hiroshige : great Japanese prints from the James A Michener Collection, Honolulu Academy of ArtsMongolia : the legacy of Chinggis KhanFrom mind, heart, and hand : Persian, Turkish, and Indian drawings from the Stuart Cary Welch collectionMaster of the lotus garden : the life and art of Bada Shanren, 1626-1705Latter days of the law : images of Chinese Buddhism, 850-1850Traditions unbound : groundbreaking painters of eighteenth-century KyotoThe Radiance of jade and the clarity of water : Korean ceramics from the Ataka collectionBali : art, ritual, performance