Exhibition: Porcelain, Masterworks from the Ise collection (Guimet Museum, Paris); until September 4, 2017

The exhibition features porcelain artifacts from the Ise collection, started by Hikonobu Ise about thirty years ago. The exhibits presented date from 500 BC to the 20th century and offer a broad view of Chinese porcelain-making and Japanese connoisseurship of the latter.


For more information (in French), please click here.   

Exhibition: Lee Ungno, The Man of Crowds (Cernuschi Museum, Paris); until November 19, 2017

Lee Ungno (1904-1989) was one of the most important Asian painters of the twentieth century, at the crossroads of Far East and Europe, of past and present. In the 1950s, he abandoned traditional art for modern, abstract forms, thus playing a pioneering role in the foundation of contemporary Korean art.

Later figuring as a member of the Parisian avant-garde alongside Hartung, Soulages and Zao Wou-Ki, he was also a teacher of ink painting who inspired an entire generation of artists.

Exhibition: Modern Japan: Prints from the Taisho Era (1912–1926) and Beyond (The San Diego Museum of Art); until 13 August 2017

Combining modernity, scenic tranquility, and Japanese romantic fantasy, Modern Japan: Prints from the Taisho Era (1912–1926) and Beyond showcases several important and well-known Japanese artists and their works from the Museum’s collection of East Asian Art, many for the first time. This exhibition focuses on two major movements, Shin Hanga (New Prints) and Sosaku Hanga (Creative Prints), which arose in the 1910s in Japan, after the end of the Ukiyo-e prints from the Edo Era (1615–1868).

Exhibition: Special Rubbing Exhibition - World Buddhist Art (The Museum of Ancient Asian Woodblock Prints, Wonju city, Gangwon province, Korea); Until October 15, 2017

The exhibition shows the global heritage of rubbing artifacts such as those from Longmen Shiku in China, Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Seokguram in Korea which it houses.

Situated on Mt. Chiak in Wonju, Gangwon province, sits Myeongju Temple, a Buddhist temple built in 2004 which is more famous for the only Woodblock Prints Museum in Korea. It has a collection of 6,000 woodblocks, prints, scripture and other artifacts. 

EAAA 2017 Conference Program Published

Dear members,

the program for our conference taking place in Zurich has been published here. You can also find it in the attachment. 

The conference will take place between August 24-26 with an additional Museum day on the 27th.

Join us!


EAAA team


Exhibition: Early Chinese Ceramics - The Heribert Meurer collection (Grassi Museum, Leipzig); until October 8, 2017

Art historian and collector Dr. Heribert Meurer from Stuttgart presents his comprehensive collection of early Chinese ceramics of outstanding quality for the first time. Across the decades, this private collector purchased his precious pieces in international art trade from London to Osaka. The plates, dishes, vases, pitchers, plates and figurines were produced in the time of the Zhou, Han, Sui, Tang and Song dynasties, between 1050 B.C. and 1280 A.D. Some were everyday objects, others served ritual purposes or were burial objects. 

Exhibition Research Assistant, National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC)

The National Gallery of Art is seeking an exhibition research assistant for a two-year, part-time or full-time term appointment. Responsibilities include administrative and research-related tasks supporting the organization of a major Japanese art exhibition and catalog planned for 2019. Incumbent will be based in Washington, DC, and will work with the National Gallery exhibitions staff, guest curator, and organizing partner in Japan.

CIMAM Travel Grants for Contemporary Art professionals; D/L June 30 2017

Thanks to the generous support of the Getty Foundation, MALBA–Fundación Costantini, the Fubon Art Foundation and Alserkal Programming, CIMAM offers around 25 grants to support the attendance of contemporary art museum professionals to CIMAM’s 2017 Annual Conference The Roles and Responsibilities of Museums in Civil Society that will be held in Singapore, 10–12 November 2017.

Deadline to submit applications – 30 June 2017 24:00 CET.

Exhibition: The Many Faces of an Ideal – Women in Indian Painting (Museum Rietberg, Zurich); until 17 September 2017

The exhibition at Park-Villa Rieter features around sixty miniatures on the theme of ‘Women in Indian Painting’. Dating from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries, they originate from various workshops at locations ranging from the foothills of the Himalayas to the Deccan plateau.

Indian painters portrayed their female subjects with great attention to detail, dressing them in magnificent robes and endowing them with delicate features. More than taken from real life, these women represent beauty ideals.

CFP: AAS 2018 Roundtable; D/L May 31, 2017

Form as Resource for the Study of Early Modern Chinese Artistic Culture

Association for Asian Studies Conference, 2018

A Roundtable