Asian art

Chung research group finds another hidden treasure in the Lane Collection+

The Lane Collection continues to astound researchers. In our last...

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Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia has a HoMA ‘Encounter’+

The Philippine ambassador to Washington Jose L. Cuisia visited the...

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Q+A with Mitsutoshi Nakano: Closing the book on a Richard Lane Collection research project+

Since 2010, scholars from Kyūshū University have been regularly visiting...

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Curator’s Notes: How Utagawa Hiroshige captured the evolution of a city+

The Honolulu Museum of Art’s current exhibition Hiroshige‘s City: From...

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‘Scholarly Gathering’ restored, now on view+

Two years ago three of Asia’s top art scholars visited...

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Art Spotlight: Portraits of Kabuki Heroes+

Tough Love: Expressions of Confucian Morality in Japanese Woodblock Prints features...

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Curator’s notes: Shawn Eichman on his talk at Beijing’s Palace Museum+

Recently, Beijing, with a population of nearly 12 million people,...

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Remembering—and thanking—Joanna Lau Sullivan and her family+

The Honolulu Museum of Art is saddened to learn of...

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Staff Pick: Courtland Cleland on the curves of a god+

As assistant manager and buyer for the museum shop, Courtland...

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Staff Pick: Jenny Engle experiences familiarity at first sight+

There’s something about the museum’s wooden Guanyin sculpture that demands reverence, even from...

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‘Splendor and Serenity’ through the curators’ eyes: a primer+

Two days before Splendor and Serenity: Korean Ceramics from the...

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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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‘An American Artist in Postwar Japan’ breaks new ground for print exhibitions+

When An American Artist in Postwar Japan: The Prints of...

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Museum curators get recognized by their peers for ‘Modern Love’+

Last week the Association of Art Museum Curators announced the...

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The cinematography of Anno Moyoco’s Sakuran+

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

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Hokusai’s fulfilled dream of immortality+

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

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A last look at ‘Through the Darkness’+

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

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‘Love Vibes’ explored new territory in 1990’s Japan+

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

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The poetry of courtesan Utagawa highlighted in a woodblock print+

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

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Museum milestone: Meet our first Korean art curator+

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

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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...

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Golden glow: Ogata Kōrin’s ‘Chrysanthemums/Maple Tree’+

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

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