Asian art

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Dr. Chester Chang and Korean Art at the Honolulu Museum of Art+

The special exhibition Splendor and Serenity: Korean Ceramics from the...

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The cinematography of Anno Moyoco’s Sakuran+

Now on view in Modern Love: 20th-Century Japanese Erotic Art...

Read More+ 5 months ago
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Hokusai’s fulfilled dream of immortality+

At the heart of the exhibition Dreams of Mount Fuji: Masterpieces of...

Read More+ 6 months ago
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A last look at ‘Through the Darkness’+

If you are a lover of Japanese woodblock prints and...

Read More+ 7 months ago
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‘Love Vibes’ explored new territory in 1990’s Japan+

“I was always interested in manga, ever since I was...

Read More+ 8 months ago
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The poetry of courtesan Utagawa highlighted in a woodblock print+

Every couple of months, our Asian art department ­puts up...

Read More+ 9 months ago
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Museum milestone: Meet our first Korean art curator+

The Honolulu Museum of Art was one of the first...

Read More+ 9 months ago
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Korean art spotlight: Joseon Dynasty Dragon Jar+

The Korean ceramics collection at the Honolulu Museum of Art...

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An Unprecedented Gathering of Scholars Takes on the Lane Collection+

Last week three of Asia’s top art scholars quarantined themselves...

Read More+ 11 months ago
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Golden glow: Ogata Kōrin’s ‘Chrysanthemums/Maple Tree’+

Now on view in Light from Shadow: Gold in Japanese...

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Korea ‘buried treasure’ discovered in the museum basement!+

Last month, three South Korean art history scholars visited the...

Read More+ 1 year ago
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See a 700-year-old golden masterpiece+

Now on view in Light from Shadown: Gold in Japanese...

Read More+ 1 year ago
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Cheongsam chic: Silk ‘n’ squirrel+

  Now on view in the China Gallery is a...

Read More+ 2 years ago
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The happy hooker: Harunobu’s commentary on monks+

Suzuki Harunobu (1725?–1770) Saigyō Hōshi Praying to a Bijin on...

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Theater manager Taylour Chang reveals her favorite work of art+

Taylour Chang is manager of the museum’s Doris Duke Theatre—and...

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Making ‘cake’ with a Dutchman+

One of the issues that the new shunga exhibition Tongue...

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Meet our new Asian art intern: Charise Michelsen+

Every year, the museum’s Asian Art Department gets a new...

Read More+ 2 years ago