To meet the Chinese emperors and empresses and
to see a prized collection of Chinese art from thousands of miles away.
On exhibit at Asian Art Museum is:
CHINESE ART FROM THE NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM, TAIPEI
JUN 17 — SEPT 18, 2016
This exhibit features
“more than 150 objects from one of the world’s greatest collections of Chinese art, more than half of which will be on view in the U.S. for the first time. Rarely seen outside the court at the time of their creation, these artworks inherited an aura of mystery that has fueled an enduring fascination. Characterized by their extraordinary splendor, beauty and richness, these objects represent the highlights of China’s artistic accomplishments.”
These masterpieces, spanning 800 years, come from the National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan. They survive wars, fires and a turbulent 20th century. They have indeed come a very long way to the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.
Now get the Discover & Go pass ready, set and GO!
From Taipei, a Feast for the Eyes for a Time Before Instagram (New York Times article, 5/27/2016)
From Taipei, a Feast for the Eyes for a Time Before Instagram
故宮精品展「皇帝品味」 舊金山登場(新唐人, 中文報導，包含了兩分鐘的video)