Category Archives: Temporary display

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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Beyond the Brush—Abstract Ink Painting since 1960

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

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Hiroshige’s Japan: Views of Mount Fuji

15 November 2016 to 26 March 2017 Gallery 29 | Admission Free Mount Fuji, an active volcano and Japan’s highest mountain, has long been praised by poets and depicted by artists for its beautiful shape and sacred status. In the … Continue reading

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Scenes of Last Tokyo

Scenes of Last Tōkyō (Tokyo kaiko zue): Japanese Creative Prints from 1945 Gallery 29, until 5 June 2016 The spring 2016 exhibition in the Ashmolean’s Eastern Art Prints and Paintings gallery highlights a set of fifteen Japanese woodblock prints published … Continue reading

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A centenary display to commemorate the life of Fang Zhaoling (1914-2006) in Gallery 38

The new display in the Later China Gallery (gallery 38) in the Ashmolean Museum commemorates the life of Fang Zhaoling (1914-2006) who is an important 20th century artist and calligrapher. Born in Wuxi in Jiangsu province, Fang Zhaoling was educated … Continue reading

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