Museums with Asian Art Collections Online
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Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College: Asian Art Collection
Six selected works from the AMAM's Asian art collection: two Qing dynasty handscrolls (one landscape and one calligraphy); a pair of Qing imperial vases; an Edo/Meiji period document box; an Edo period woodblock print; and a hanging scroll from Republican Period China. All six works have in-depth descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.oberlin.edu/amam/AsianArt.htm
American Museum of Natural History: Asian Ethnographic Collection
Featuring more than 44,000 objects from the AMNH's Asian Ethnographic Collection. Find objects by culture or country, and filter results to see only objects currently on view at the AMNH. Label information only; no descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: https://anthro.amnh.org/asia
The Art of Sotatsu
Discover Tawaraya Sōtatsu, one of the most influential yet elusive figures in the history of Japanese visual culture. Sōtatsu: Making Waves is the first exhibition outside Japan to tell his story—a once-in-a lifetime experience in which two of the artist’s most important paintings, the Freer’s Waves at Matsushima and Dragons and Clouds, were on view. Also see their Sōtatsu Pinterest page and Sotatsu’s Waves at Matsushima (Teaching poster) [PDF] - Tawaraya Sōtatsu (act. ca. 1600–40). Japan, early 1600s. Pair of six-panel folding screens. Ink, color, gold, and silver on paper.

Go to Museum Resource: https://asia.si.edu/exhibition/sotatsu-making-waves/
Arts of China: Painting
Appreciating Chinese art is often described with the term du hua, “to read a painting.” Here in their Pinterest page, the Freer Sackler Education Department introduces Chinese paintings from the museum’s permanent collection. These albums, handscrolls, and hanging scrolls portray traditional Chinese subjects, such as landscapes, animals, flowers, and bamboo. To view detailed images and download them in high resolution, visit our online collection.

Go to Museum Resource: https://www.pinterest.com/freersackler/educators-arts-of-china-painting/
ARTstor
This Mellon Foundation initiative is a vast digital library of approximately 500,000 images covering art, architecture, and archaeology. Individuals must log on with an institutional subscription or as a walk-in user at participating public libraries. Read the FAQ section (under About ARTstor) for more information.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.artstor.org
The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology: Eastern Art Collection
Explore selections covering a range of time periods and media from the Ashmolean's "Eastern Art" collection. Images include description and context.

Go to Museum Resource: https://www.ashmolean.org/eastern-art
Asia Society: The Collection in Context
Featuring more than 200 artworks from the Asia Society's collection, divided into five categories: South Asia, Himalaya, Southeast Asia, China, Korea, and Japan. The artworks in each category are further grouped together by type, with introductory text for each grouping as well as for each object. The website also includes timelines, online guided tours (slide shows), and a Looking Deeper section with several online exhibitions on selected themes.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.asiasocietymuseum.org
Asian Historical Architecture
Excellent site with photographs and informative text about existing historical structures throughout Asia.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.orientalarchitecture.com
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