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December 2014

Cover news: Saint Louis Art Museum Receives Spink Collection

Profile: the conceptual artist Sarkis. Treasures from India, jewelled objects from the Al-Thani Collection on show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Splendours of the Han: the Rise of the Celestial Empire at the Guimet in Paris. Lao Buddhism and Buddhist statuary. Court Ladies or Pin Up Girls? Chinese portraits at the MFA in Boston. Indian Encounters in Edinburgh explores two very different lives: Maharajah Duleep Singh and Captain Archibald Swinton. The Kama-Sutra: Spirituality and Eroticism in Indian, explored in Paris. Our 2014 Book Survey, including sections on China, Japan and Korea, South Asia, West Asia and the Himalayas, Southeast Asia, Islamic World, Fiction and more. Preview of Indian Art Fair. Korean contemporary potter in Uppingham, UK. Listings. Islamic Art Diary.

Court Ladies or Pin-Up Girls?
AT THE RISK of sounding trite, this exhibition promises to be amusing, being, as it is, a survey of Chinese misogyny. The title rather sums it up well, being akin to the old adage of “Good littl...
Splendours of The Han
THE MUSEE GUIMET commemorates the 50th anniversary (1964-2014) of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the French Republic and the People’s Republic of China by  hosting this m...
The Traveller’s Eye
TRADITIONALLY, travel equated some level of affluence, in both East and West. The idea of travel for commerce is as old as man, with the Silk Road and Roman roads being prime examples. Travel for plea...
Treasures from India
THIS EXHIBITION OF some 60 jewelled objects from the private collection formed by Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Thani provides a glimpse into the evolving styles of the jewelled arts created in India f...
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