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Parades: Exhibition objects

https://asia.si.edu/exhibition/parades-exhibition-objects/
<p>p:empty{display:none;}h2.entry-title{line-height:1;font-size:1.375rem;font-weight:600;margin-bottom:0.5em;}.all-results p{margin-bottom: 0 !important;} Exhibition: Parades: Freer Ceramics Installed by Gwyn Hanssen PigottNovember 4, 2006 to January 7, 2008 Objects 1 &#8211; 71 of 71 F1896.35a-b F1897.18 F1898.62a-b F1898.72 F1898.87 F1898.133 F1898.464 F1899.36 F1899.41 F1899.42 F1899.60 F1900.64 F1900.67 F1900.68a-b F1901.72 F1901.85 F1902.7 F1902.202 F1902.211 F1902.236 F1903.220 F1904.52 F1905.77 F1905.78 F1905.286 F1905.295 F1906.255 F1907.63 F1907.285 F1907.293 &#8230;</p>

Abstracts

https://asia.si.edu/research/scholarly-programs/symposium-korean-buddhist-images-dedication-practice/abstracts/
<p>Understanding the Dedication Materials (bokjang ) Found in Korean Buddhist Images Jeong Eunwoo, Dong-A University Bokjang refers to both dedication materials placed inside a hollow cavity of a sculpture and the associated ritual of installing a variety of objects within Buddhist images. Such practice was performed not only in Korea but also in many &#8230;</p>

Kit Brooks

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<p>The Japan Foundation Assistant Curator of Japanese Art Kit Brooks holds a PhD in Japanese art history from Harvard University (2017), studying under professors Yukio Lippit and Melissa McCormick. Specializing in prints and paintings of the Edo and Meiji periods, their primary research interests revolve around the reevaluation of &ldquo;eccentric&rdquo; artists of the eighteenth century, &#8230;</p>

Emma Natalya Stein

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<p>Assistant Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art Emma Natalya Stein joined the Freer and Sackler as curatorial fellow for Southeast Asian art after completing her PhD in the History of Art at Yale University (2017). Her research centers on the relationship between sacred architecture and tropical landscapes in premodern South and Southeast Asia, with &#8230;</p>

For the First Time in the US, Visitors Can Experience “Age Old Cities”—A Virtual Journey to the Devastated Sites of Mosul, Aleppo and Palmyra

https://asia.si.edu/press-release/for-the-first-time-in-the-us-visitors-can-experience-age-old-cities-a-virtual-journey-to-the-devastated-sites-of-mosul-aleppo-and-palmyra/
<p>Using the most recent digital techniques, the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonians National Museum of Asian Art, take visitors on a virtual tour of three ancient citiesPalmyra and Aleppo in Syria and Mosul in Iraq. The exhibition, located in the Sackler Gallery, highlights the devastation of these historically &#8230;</p>

The Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection

https://asia.si.edu/collections/new/acquisitions-2019/mary-and-cheney-cowles-collection/
<p>p:empty{display:none;}h2.entry-title{line-height:1;font-size:1.375rem;font-weight:600;margin-bottom:0.5em;}.all-results p{margin-bottom: 0 !important;} The Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection is the most significant addition to the Japanese painting and calligraphy collections of the Freer Gallery of Art since the museum&rsquo;s founding. The bulk of the gift of 260 works consists of early modern literati painting and calligraphy from the seventeenth to the early nineteenth &#8230;</p>

Bios

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<p>Jeong Eunwoo Jeong Eunwoo received her MA and PhD in Buddhist Art History from Hongik University in Seoul. She is currently a professor in the Department of Archaeology and Art History at Dong-A University, a member of the Cultural Heritage Committee of Korea, and president of the Association of Art History. She previously served as &#8230;</p>

This Day in Freer History: January 3, 1905

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<p>I am confident that quality should be the standard. . . . A collectors guiding principle More than a century ago, on January 3, 1905, collector and museum-founder-to-be Charles Lang Freer shared a simple yet pithy thought about quality over quantity, defining quality as a primary criterion for collecting art. On a cold Tuesday in &#8230;</p>

The Art of Afghan Music: Ustād Mahwash, vocals

https://asia.si.edu/podcast/the-art-of-afghan-music-ustad-mahwash-vocals/
<p>Afghanistans most beloved singer, Ustād Farīda Mahwash, performs romantic Persian poetry, Kabuli songs, and Afghan folk music. She received the BBC World Music Award for the CD Radio Kaboul. A former star on Radio Afghanistan, Mahwash left the country in 1991 and now lives and performs in the United States. Ahsan Ahmad on tabla (drums) &#8230;</p>

Colorful Sutra Banner: Shanghai Quartet, with Gloria Chien, Piano

https://asia.si.edu/podcast/colorful-sutra-banner-shanghai-quartet-with-gloria-chien-piano/
<p>Hear composer Ye Xiaogangs musical work Colorful Sutra Banner, inspired by the Buddhist prayer flags he saw in the Tibetan landscape. The same artists who played the compositions American premiere at Lincoln Center perform on this podcast. Mendelssohns Quartet in E-flat Major and Francks Piano Quintet in F Minor complete the program.</p>