WHAT’S ON: JUNE AUGUST 2016 A SELECTIVE ROUNDUP OF EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS – TAASA Review June 2016
Compiled by Tina Burge NSW Tang: Treasures from the Silk Road Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney 9 April 10 July 2016 Showcasing 130 objects from Shanxi province which demonstrate the Tang Empire’s high artistic achievement.
The exhibition also features Pure Land: inside the Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang, an augmented-reality installation developed at City University Hong Kong in conjunction with the Dunhuang Academy. as an originator of manga and anime.
Each image is a moment in time and poetically draws from stories relating to the moon in Japanese and Chinese history, famous legends, literature and theatre as well as folklore. Beyond words – calligraphic traditions of Asia Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney 27 August 2016 – 2017 Drawn from the Gallery’s collection and enriched with a significant loan from the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, this exhibition showcases diverse calligraphic traditions in both religious and secular contexts, across a range of mediums and cultures from ancient to contemporary...