Category Archives: Curator Blog Post

Diary of a Tea Ceremony Demonstration

Every month, except over Christmas and during the summer holidays, we hold a Japanese tea ceremony demonstration in the traditional Japanese tea house in the Museum’s Japanese galleries. The tea house was designed and built especially for the Ashmolean by … Continue reading

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Collecting the Past: Scholars’ Taste in Chinese Art

Exhibition dates: 21 Mar to 22 Oct 2017 Gallery 11 | Admission Free Collecting the Past, Scholars’ taste in Chinese Art, on view at the Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology, Gallery 11, March 21st through October 22nd, 2017, explores … Continue reading

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Collecting the Past: Scholars’ Taste in Chinese Art – part II

Exhibition dates: 21 Mar to 22 Oct 2017 Gallery 11 | Admission Free Collecting the Past, Scholars’ taste in Chinese Art, on view at the Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology, Gallery 11, March 21st through October 22nd, 2017, explores … Continue reading

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Beyond the Brush—Abstract Ink Painting since 1960

Exhibition dates: 4 April  to 28 August 2017 Gallery 29 | Admission Free The New display Beyond the Brush—Abstract Ink Painting since 1960 in gallery 29 explores abstraction in Chinese art. The paintings, selected from the Ashmolean Collection, combine elements … Continue reading

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Beyond the Brush—Abstract Ink Painting since 1960 part II

Exhibition dates: 4 April  to 28 August 2017 Gallery 29 | Admission Free The Modern Art Movement in Taiwan Part II Fong Chung-Ray is a distinguished artist best known for his unique abstract painting. In 1949 he went to Taiwan … Continue reading

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