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- Asian Studies /
- Asian Art
Expressing the Heart's Intent
Using Li Zehou’s theories of aesthetics, argues for the importance of the arts to philosophy.
The Rhetoric of Hiddenness in Traditional Chinese Culture
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.
Collecting Objects / Excluding People
Combining aesthetic and political history, explores the influence of Chinese people and objects on American visual culture.
Xu Bing and Contemporary Chinese Art
Explores how Xu Bing and other contemporary Chinese artists use Western ideas within a Chinese cultural discourse.
The Japanese Arts and Self-Cultivation
Explores how spiritual values are learned and mind and body developed through the practice of the Japanese arts.
Zen Buddhist Landscape Arts of Early Muromachi Japan (1336-1573)
Explores Japanese literary Zen through the landscape arts of poetry, prose, painting, and gardens expressed in the writings of Japan's Five Mountain monks.
Self as Image in Asian Theory and Practice
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.