Asia Society Northern California is proud to be partnering with the USC Shoah Foundation to screen The Girl and The Picture, a film about the Nanjing Massacre and the importance of preserving history.
The Institute for Chinese Studies presents "The Centenary of the May Fourth Movement" Lecture Series:
Professor, Institute for Arts Education
Hangzhou Normal University
"A Circle Model of Cultural Exchanges between China and the West, the Case of The Orphan of Zhao"
Given the uncertainty caused by the imposition of tariffs on Chinese products and the escalation of trade friction between the world’s two largest economies, the seminar will invite senior government officials, business leaders and experts to share their insights about the past, the present and the future of China-U.S. trade relations.
Since 2012, Hao Jingban (Chinese, b. 1985) has been conducting extensive research and filming for her Beijing Ballroom project. In the two videos on view—An Afternoon Ball (2013) and Off Takes (2016)—Hao traces the present ballroom tradition in Beijing to the two waves of ballroom dancing in the early 1950s and the post-Cultural Revolution era in the late 1970s.
Collected Letters is organized by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. This acquisition was made possible by the Society for Asian Art in honor of the Asian Art Museum's 50th Anniversary.
Some of the objects in this exhibition are recognized masterpieces, while others are little known and have not been on view for decades. Mainly drawn from The Met collection, this exhibition showcases diverse media, including textiles, lacquer, jade, ceramic, wood, bamboo, and metalwork.
Now till 2/23/2019
In The Bloodstained Shirt (2018), Chinese artist Wang Qingsong restages in Highland Park, Michigan, an iconic 1959 drawing by Wang Shikuo of peasants rising up against a cruel landlord and triumphantly reclaiming their right to the land. (February 2 - May 26, 2019)