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Arts of Asia

The Walters Art Museum will be exhibiting a collection of art from across Asia. 
 
One of the most exceptional collections of Asian art in North America will take center stage when Arts of Asia reopens at the Walters on Sunday, October 1. Highlighting the artistic traditions of diverse cultural regions, this new installation brings together a stunning array of objects from India, Nepal, Tibet, China, Korea, Japan, Myanmar, Thailand, and Cambodia. At its heart is the John and Berthe Ford Gallery, featuring the art of India, Nepal, and Tibet.
 
When:
October 1, 2017 12:00am to October 1, 2020 12:00am
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The Walters Art Museum will be exhibiting a collection of art from across Asia. 
 
One of the most exceptional collections of Asian art in North America will take center stage when Arts of Asia reopens at the Walters on Sunday, October 1. Highlighting the artistic traditions of diverse cultural regions, this new installation brings together a stunning array of objects from India, Nepal, Tibet, China, Korea, Japan, Myanmar, Thailand, and Cambodia. At its heart is the John and Berthe Ford Gallery, featuring the art of India, Nepal, and Tibet.
 
Many of the works have come to the Walters as gifts from generous collectors, including John and Berthe Ford, Alexander Brown Griswold, Doris Duke, and Betsy and Robert Feinberg. Curated by Amy Landau, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of Islamic and South & Southeast Asian Art.
Cost: 
Free
Phone Number: 
410-547-9000

Events

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Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute, the East Asian Studies Center, and the USC School of Cinematic Arts for a screening of the 1993 Chinese film Woman Sesame Oil Maker (香魂女). It tells the story of a woman in a small village who buys a peasant wife for his mentally disabled son after her sesame oil business becomes unexpectedly successful. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Xie Fei (谢飞).