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Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens the Past

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In May 2012 nearly thirty leading contemporary artists from throughout Asia will present arresting and provocative work at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Art objects from the museum's extensive collection of traditional art will be juxtaposed with the contemporary worksand#8212;not so much to compare the past and present as to expand our imaginations beyond space and time into the spiritual world and the afterlife.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Phantoms of Asiaandlt;/iandgt;, the resulting publication, is a unique and intriguing exploration of the concept of Asia not as a block of political and economic interest but as an interconnected network of "phantoms" of invisible spiritual energy.

Synopsis:

In May 2012 nearly thirty leading contemporary artists from throughout Asia will present arresting and provocative work at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Art objects from the museum's extensive collection of traditional art will be juxtaposed with the contemporary works—not so much to compare the past and present as to expand our imaginations beyond space and time into the spiritual world and the afterlife.

Phantoms of Asia, the resulting publication, is a unique and intriguing exploration of the concept of Asia not as a block of political and economic interest but as an interconnected network of "phantoms" of invisible spiritual energy.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Mami Kataokaandlt;/bandgt; is chief curator of the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Allison Harding is assistant curator for contemporary art, at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780939117598
Author:
Kataoka, Mami
Publisher:
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
Author:
Harding, Allison
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Phantoms of Asia; Contemporary Asian Artists; San Francisco Asian Art museum contemporary artists; Contemporary and traditional juxtaposition; Asian art collection
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20120731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200 color illustrations
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.5 x 8.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , In May 2012 nearly thirty leading contemporary artists from throughout Asia will present arresting and provocative work at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Art objects from the museum's extensive collection of traditional art will be juxtaposed with the contemporary works—not so much to compare the past and present as to expand our imaginations beyond space and time into the spiritual world and the afterlife.

Phantoms of Asia, the resulting publication, is a unique and intriguing exploration of the concept of Asia not as a block of political and economic interest but as an interconnected network of "phantoms" of invisible spiritual energy.

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