Current exhibitions

Fan Qi, Landscape on the Yangzi, China, 2nd half 17th c., Handscroll, ink and pale washes on silk, 31 x 207 cm

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The mountains - not so near, yet not so far …

Chinese landscapes in ink-wash, European landscapes in oil: the differences seem enormous. But...
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Gabriele Heidecker: Pidurutalagala, 1979

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The Landscapes of Sri Lanka - 100 Years Later. Drawings by Gabriele Heidecker

In the next installment of the exhibition 'Landscapes of Sri Lanka' the Museum für Asiatische Kunst...
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God Shiva with His Family, North India, Kangra style, ca. 1800, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, 22.7 x 18 cm

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The Landscapes of India. Miniature Painting from the Mughal Era

The miniatures on display in this exhibition reveal the scope of the landscape tradition in Indian...
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Collection of South, Southeast and Central Asian Art

The Collection of South, Southeast and Central Asian Art houses one of the most important...
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Collection of East Asian Art

The Collection of East Asian Art presents a comprehensive exhibition embracing the broad spectrum...
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Past exhibitions

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God-like Humans, Human Gods

The immense changes that took place in Chinese society over the course of the 20th century are also...
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Kaomise

Kabuki theatre has been the most popular indigenous theatre form in Japan since the late 17th...
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Imaizumi Imaemon XIV (geb. 1962)
Deckeldose mit Chintz-Blüten-Dekor in
Schneeflocken-Technik, Typ
Iro-Nabeshima, 2005

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Ceramic Cosmos Japan

Japan's ceramic-making tradition ranks as one of the oldest and most multifaceted in the world....
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People and Gods

Figure painting had already become the most important genre in Chinese painting by the time of the...
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Courtly Elegance and Military Might

With the rise of the military nobility (or samurai) under the leadership of a shogun, a new form of...
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New Pictures by Zeng Mi

An exhibition held in conjunction with Gertraud and Joachim Sommer, Munich After the last...
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Writing 93 Buddhas

Rudimentary sheets, sparsely typewritten in various rows, together form a graphic grid-like...
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Portraits from the Mughal Era

The Collection of South, South-East and Central Asian Art contains a significant collection of...
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Samuel Bourne and Colin Murray

Since 2007 one of the main thrusts of the Museum of Asian Art's exhibitions has been its focus on...
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Life in Edo

The decision by Tokugawa Ieyasu to move the military government's seat of power to Edo (today:...
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Ideal Landscapes

The landscape established itself as an important theme in East Asian painting as long ago as the...
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Painting by the Shanghai School

In the second half of the 19th century, the coastal city of Shanghai experienced a sudden economic...
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W.L.H. Skeen & Co
Arkadische Landschaft, Nuwara Eliya
ca. 1880

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Tropical Arcadia

The exhibition presents a selection of rare vintage prints from the end of the 19th century that...
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Dragon between Clouds

The centrepiece of the 'Dragon between Clouds' exhibition is formed by an important hanging scroll...
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Hymn of the Long Rainbow

In 1990 the Museum of Asian Art purchased a series of seven large-scale woodcuts entitled 'Hymn of...
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Cultural Exchange on the Northern Silk Road

The Asian Art Museum proudly presents a selection of objects from its famous Turfan Collection. The...
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Portraits from the Mughal era

The Collection of South, South-East and Central Asian Art contains a significant collection of...
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