Tag: China

Water In old and Modern Day Art Exhibition

This exhibition displays five paintings, three of which can be found in the Chu-Griffis art collection. And the other two…

Chu-Griffis Collection at Connecticut College

By Eddie Pistorino Overview: For my exhibition I will show five different paintings from the Chu-Griffis collection of Asian Art…

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Identifying The Eighteen Lohan of Buddhist Temples

Nefertari Pierre-Louis Overview The sacred temples of China, Korea, Japan and Tibet are spiritual spaces which house the beautifully sculpted…

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The Art of Dunhuang Reimagined: Suh Yong’s Modernization of Tradition

Overview Suh Yong, born in 1962, is a Japanese artist who spent years studying Buddhist art in the Mogao Caves…

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The Hudson Valley as a Home and Inspiration, explored through the life and works of Mansheng Wang

Claire Fadness Overview With the untouched beautiful landscape that is the newly discovered North America, many artists were inspired to…

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Ai Weiwei: Communism and Capitalism in China

Ai Weiwei has responded critically to China’s cultural traditions through his contemporary art starting with being one of the architects…

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Transmission of Bamboo in Chinese Ink Art

Kathryn Suplee Overview This exhibition focuses on Chinese ink art with a subject of bamboo. The exhibition emphasizes the importance…

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Wang Qingsong: Buddhist Imagery in a Contemporary Consumerist World

Isabella Sorrenti Overview This exhibition explores the way in which Chinese artist Wang Qingsong (b.1966) portrays Buddhist ideology and imagery…

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Buddhist Art at the Smithsonian

Onna Gott Overview: A look into Buddhist art. For my midterm exhibition I chose to focus on Buddhist sculptures. Now…

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Language of Heaven

Creator: Suh Yong Title: Language of Heaven Date: 2002 Work Type: Painting Material: loess, pigment, mixed media and gold foil…

The Great Wall

Title: The Great Wall Artist: Yiang-Xian Rang Date/Size:? Repository: Chu-Griffis Art Collection Material: Painting DVC: This painting depicts the Great…

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Bear Mountain

Title: Bear MountainDate: 2010Artist: Wang ManshengLocation: New London, ConnecticutCulture: ChineseMedium: Ink and color on cardboardDimensions: N/aRepository: Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection,…

Goddess Unharmed

Title: Goddess Unharmed  Artist: Yang Yan-wen Date: 1939 Medium: Hanging Scroll, Ink and Color on Rice Paper Dimensions:  22 x…

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Lohan 2

Title: Lohan 2Artist: Unidentified Location: New London, Connecticut Culture: Chinese Medium: Ivory Sculpture Dimensions: —Repository: Connecticut College  Description: Lohan 2 can be seen…

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Offering

Title: Offering Artist: Wang Qingsong Medium: Archival Pigment Print Date: 2003 Culture: Chinese Dimensions: 120 x 230 cm (24 x…

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Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower Seeds Artist: Ai Weiwei Date: 2010 Dimensions: variable  Medium: Porcelain Exhibited at the Tate in 2010 Description: While these…

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Eleven Headed Avalokiteshvara

Title: Eleven Headed Avalokiteshvara Material/medium: Gilt copper; pigments; base plate loose; engraved with double vajra; contents inside Date: Qing dynasty,…

Lohan

Eddie Pistorino Label: Head and bust of a Luohan (Arhat), fragment Ming dynasty, 1368-1644ChinaIronH x W x D: 56.3 x…

Two Assemblies from Cave 224

TITLE: Two Assemblies from Cave 224DATE: 4-6TH CenturyMEDIUM: Gypsum plaster with pigmentDIMENSIONS: H x W: 85.1 x 76.2 cm (33…

Waterfall Series 2

Detail View: Whole painting view: Display view: Title: Waterfall Series 2 Artist: Wang Mansheng Date: 2010 Repository: The Chu-Griffis Art…

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Wonderous Peak at Sunset

Title: Wondrous Peaks at Sunset  Artist: Wang Mansheng Location: New London, Connecticut Culture: Chinese Medium: Limited Edition Print Dimensions: N/a…

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Rock and Bamboo

Creator: Mansheng Wang Title: Rock and Bamboo Work Type: Ink and walnut ink on paper Date: 2011 Size: Unknown (approx….

Wondrous Peak at Sunset

Title: Wondrous Peak at SunsetDate: 2017Artist: Wang ManshengMedium: Limited edition print Repository: Chu-Griffiths Asian Art Collection, Shain Library, Conn College,…

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The Breath of Autumn

Title: The Breath of AutumnArtist: Wang ManshengLocation: New London, ConnecticutCulture: ChineseMedium: PrintDimensions: N/aRepository: Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection, Shain Library, Connecticut College, New LondonDonated by Chu-Griffis Art…

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Wondrous Peaks at Sunset

Title: Wondrous Peaks at Sunset Artist: Wang ManshengLocation: New London, ConnecticutCulture: ChineseMedium: PrintDimensions: N/aRepository: Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection, Shain Library, Connecticut College, New LondonDonated by…

Autumn Water

Title: “Autumn Water” Medium: Ink on paper Date: 2006 Current Location: The Chu Griffis Art Collection, New London, Connecticut Dimensions:…

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After Snow Storm

Title: After Snow Storm Artist: Mansheng Wang Date: 2011 Medium: Ink on Paper Size: Not Specified Repository: Chu Room, Shain…

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In The Wind

Title: In the WindArtist: Mansheng WangDate: 2012Repository: Chu Room in Shain Library, as you walk in in towards the center…

Soaring among the Pinnacles

Eddie Pistorino Title: Soaring among the Pinnacles Artist: Chu-Griffis Date: 2017 Repository: Chu-Griffis Art Collection, Connecticut College, New London Connecticut…

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Three Buddhas with Poem from Monk Jichan

Title: Three Buddhas with Poem from Monk Jichan Artist: Mansheng Wang Date: 2010 Repository: On loan at Connecticut College Size:…

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Autumn Water

Artist: Wang Mansheng Date: 2006 Size estimate: 4ft 5in by 2ft 3in (excluding frame) Medium: Ink on paper Repository: Shain…

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Breaking a Reed to Make a Brush

Title: Breaking a Reed to Make a BrushCreator: Mansheng WangCulture: ChineseWork Type: PaintingMaterial/Medium: Ink on NewspaperDate: 2018Measurements: estimated Repository: Description:…

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Long Sword

Title- Long Sword Artist- GONDER Date- Unknown Repository- [Black] Print Collection, Art History Debt, Cummings Arts Center, Connecticut’s College, New…

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Young Hawk, Old Tree

Title: Young Hawk, Old TreeArtist: Mansheng Wang Date: 2011Medium: Ink on paperDimensions: Aprx. 5’x3′ Distinct Visual Characteristics: The work depicts…

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Tiger

Title: Tiger Artist: Chen Hai-shao Timeframe: 20th Century Medium: Scroll Measurements: 49.5 x 25.5 in Repository: Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection,…

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Deer by Chen Hsiung-li

Title: Deer Creator: Chen Hsiung-li Date: 1993 Culture: Chinese Medium: Ink and Color on Rice Paper Dimensions: 52 x 26.5…

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Three Horses

Title: Three HorsesArtist: Liu Dan-zhaiLocation: New London, ConnecticutCulture: ChineseMedium: ScrollDimensions: 38 x 22 in Repository: Chu-Griffis Asian Art Collection, Shain Library,…

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Mask With Gold Foil

Title: Mask with gold foil Creator: Unknown Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 – 1046 BC Period: Bronze Age Location: Sanxingdui, Guanghan city, Sichuan Province (middle…

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ZAO WOU-KI

ZAO WOU-KI (1920 – 2013)19.11.59Kootz Gallery label affixed to the stretcher on the reverse signed in Chinese and Pinyin; signed in…

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ZHANG DAQIAN

ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983)Viewing the WaterfallScroll, mounted on wooden board and framed, ink and colour on paper134 x 68 cm. (52…

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From Traditionalists Katsushika Hokusai and Zhang Daqian, To Post-War Masters Willem de Kooning, Zao Wou-Ki, Josef Albers, and Yves Klein.

Eastern and Western aesthetics in painting evoking emotion, abstraction and explosiveness in color and nature By: Isabella Di Scipio Each…

“Red” In Propaganda – Simon Song

Final Project Publication “Red” In Propaganda by Simon song This project aims to explore and analyze the used art element,…

American imperialism must be beaten!

Designer: Ha Qiongwen (哈琼文)1965, JulyAmerican imperialism must be beaten!Meidi bibai! (美帝必败!)Publisher: Shanghai renmin meishu chubanshe (上海人民美术出版社)Size: 107×77 cm.Call number: BG G2/687 (IISH collection) There…

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Square lidded wine ewer with taotie, dragons, and birds

Title: Square lidded wine ewer with taotie, dragons, and birds Period: Early Western Zhou dynasty Dimension: H x W x D:…

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Ritual Cong

Title: Ritual implement (cong), Date Created: approx. 3400-2200 BCE Location Created: China; Jiangsu province or Zhejiang province Physical Dimensions: H. 5.7 cm x W….

Beautiful Ladies Riding

Artist: Formerly attributed to Giuseppe Castiglione (Italian, 1688-1766) Historical Periods: Qing dynasty, mid to late 19th century Medium: Ink and color…

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The Power of Figurines and Physicality: A Study of Buddhism Deities and how Their Figurines Came to be

Overview: Throughout almost all religions across the world, an innumerable amount of deities exist, spanning polytheistic and monotheistic institutions alike….

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Summer Mountains

Artist: Originally attributed to Qu Ding (Chinese, active ca. 1023–ca. 1056) Period: Northern Song dynasty (960–1127) Date: ca. 1050 Medium: Hand-scroll; ink and…

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Nymph of the Lou River

Artist: Traditionally attributed to Gu Kaizhi (ca. 344-ca. 406) Historical Periods: Southern Song dynasty, mid-12th to mid-13th century Medium: Ink and color…

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Nature Through Chinese Paintings and Japanese Gardens

Ismael Mora ’21 Nature transcends borders, cultures, and time making it an amazing thread to connect the exhibition as we…