The Asian Art Museum shares with Hyperallergic some of the short films featured in its forthcoming exhibition “After Hope: Videos of Resistance.”
“His bust does not belong in the entryway,” said the museum’s director in an event that launched a series of public programs around the legacy of Avery Brundage.
While museums across the country have chosen to lay off or furlough educators, at the Asian Art Museum the education department is busily at work.
Hopefully this renovation is not the endpoint of this institution’s reimagining of what an Asian art museum should be.
By all accounts the two had an intense friendship, and together they created a new modern aesthetic.
Kimono Refashioned asks what it is about the kimono that has captivated designers worldwide, for well over a century.
Testimony, an exhibition about the lives of Bay Area immigrants, chooses to focus less on trauma and displacement than on the everyday meanings of home.
Even in death the Han Chinese thought that life continued in its own way so they buried the deceased with luxurious objects that continue to impress.
The Philbrook Museum of Art, Tenement Museum, and Japanese American National Museum are among those speaking out.
SAN FRANCISCO — Memory has always fascinated Hayv Kahraman, and she looks for ways to explore it in her art.
You may not have heard of the exiled Song Dynasty Chinese poet Su Shi, nicknamed Su Dongpo, but you’re likely familiar with the dish named for him: dongpo rou, or braised pork belly, the succulent hunk of meat topped off with a soft and sinful layer of fat.
Mounted on remnants of the old Ming Dynasty city wall, which once surrounded Beijing, are Western clocks and astronomical instruments for observing celestial bodies.