Using Li Zehou’s theories of aesthetics, argues for the importance of the arts to philosophy.
Considers the role of hiddenness in the history of cultural production in premodern China.
The first major exhibition in the United States of chaekgeori painting, including on view for the first time many screens from private collections and various Korean institutions.
Combining aesthetic and political history, explores the influence of Chinese people and objects on American visual culture.
Explores how Xu Bing and other contemporary Chinese artists use Western ideas within a Chinese cultural discourse.
Explores how spiritual values are learned and mind and body developed through the practice of the Japanese arts.
Explores Japanese literary Zen through the landscape arts of poetry, prose, painting, and gardens expressed in the writings of Japan's Five Mountain monks.
Explores, from a cross-cultural viewpoint and in terms of symbolic expression, the self's problematic relationship to language and art and to the culture embedding the language and art.