Tag Archives: Ashmolean

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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The Emily Georgiana Kemp Collection

Every intelligent person that I have met whose good fairy has led him to the Celestial Empire has fallen under the spell of that marvellous people and marvellous land. I am fired with the ambition to cast that spell even on those who … 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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Power and Protection: Islamic Art and the Supernatural

Exhibition dates: 20 October 2016 to 15 January 2017 Sainsbury Special Exhibition Galleries | Book tickets The Ashmolean autumn exhibition, Power and Protection: Islamic Art and the Supernatural, is now open until 15 January 2017. It looks at Islam’s attitudes … Continue reading

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