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              Emperors' Treasures: Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei

              Emperors' Treasures: Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei (Hardback)

              By Xu, Jay; He, Li

              • RRP: $106.00
              • $106.00
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              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

              ISBN 9780939117734
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2017
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Divine Bodies: Sacred Imagery in Asian Art
                

              Divine Bodies: Sacred Imagery in Asian Art (Paperback)

              By Adamjee, Qamar; Durham, Jeffrey; Oen, Karin G.; Foreword by Xu, Jay

              • RRP: $42.75
              • $42.75
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              What happens when the divine is given a body? Have gods created humans in their own image, or is it the other way around? How do people express their values through the ways they present their own bodies?

              ISBN 9780939117833
              Released NZ 20 Mar 2018
              Publisher NewSouth Books
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China's Han Dynasty
               

              Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China's Han Dynasty (Hardback)

              By Xu, Jay

              • RRP: $64.18
              • $64.18
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              This stunning Chinese art book presents almost a hundred recently unearthed objects that offer a glimpse into the extraordinary wealth and artistic accomplishments of elite society during the Western Han Dynasty

              ISBN 9780939117789
              Released NZ 1 May 2017
              Publisher NewSouth Books
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Asian Art Museum of San Francisco: Collection Highlights
               

              Asian Art Museum of San Francisco: Collection Highlights (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Art Museum of San Francisco, Asian; Foreword by Xu, Jay

              • RRP: $53.47
              • $53.47
              • In Stock US

              Every year, thousands of visitors flock to the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, the largest museum devoted exclusively to the arts of Asia in the United States. Featuring more than 18,000 artworks, the museum's world-class collection highlights the unique material, aesthetic, a...nd intellectual achievements of Asian art and culture. This book presents two hundred and thirty exemplary works spanning both ancient and modern times. Among its many treasures, readers will find a Japanese clay jar from 3000-2000 BCE, a Chinese bronze Buddha dating to 338, a seventeenth-century Indian painting from the Shahnama (Book of Kings), a mid-twentieth-century Korean wrapping cloth, and a new Thai work made from textile, window mesh, safety pins, and amulets. A collaboration between museum curators, artists, educators, and collectors, the book also takes an in-depth look at fourteen masterpieces selected for their beauty, rarity, and historical importance. Stunning full-color photographs and new texts-including a foreword by museum director Ja Xu-offer fresh perspectives on both ancient and contemporary objects. A handsome addition to any art history collection, this volume is an essential resource for museum visitors as well as anyone interested in Asian art.
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              ISBN 9780939117840
              Released NZ 25 Sep 2018
              Publisher Asian Art Museum of San Franci
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              Zheng Chongbin, I Look for the Sky
                

              Zheng Chongbin, I Look for the Sky (Paperback)

              By Chen, Abby; Kovsakaya, Maya; Foreword by Xu, Jay

              • RRP: $42.75
              • $42.75
              • Pub Date
                18 Aug 20

              Zheng Chongbin sculpts light and space to shift our perspective of the sky and our place in the ever-changing world. Zheng Chongbin: I Look for the Sky documents a solo exhibition of new works by Bay Area-based, Chinese contemporary ink artist Zheng Chongbin. The exhibition consi...sts of a newly-commissioned, large-scale ceiling installation in AAM's Bogart Court and a light tunnel/environment surrounded by an installation of paintings in AAM's Osher Gallery, opening in June 2020. The publication historicizes this prominent, mid-career artist through two scholarly essays and an artist statement related to the new works in the exhibition. The Asian Art Museum-Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture is a public institution whose mission is to lead a diverse global audience in discovering the unique material, aesthetic, and intellectual achievements of Asian art and culture.
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              ISBN 9780939117901
              Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
              Publisher Asian Art Museum of San Franci
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              The Bold Brush of Au Ho-nien
               

              The Bold Brush of Au Ho-nien (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By He, Li; Xu, Jay

              • RRP: $42.75
              • $42.75
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              Exhibition catalogue of ink paintings by Au Ho-nien, a contemporary painter who works in the style of the Lingnan school of southern China --

              ISBN 9780939117864
              Released NZ 18 Jun 2019
              Publisher Asian Art Museum of San Franci
              Interest Age General Audience
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