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    Gorgeous

    Gorgeous
    June 20–September 14, 2014

    Beautiful or bizarre? Ravishing or repulsive? When it comes to viewing art, it’s all in the eye of the beholder. These artworks from the Asian Art Museum’s exhibition Gorgeous invite you to get personal and explore what “gorgeous” means to you.

    Gorgeous was produced in collaboration with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. This online collection consists of artwork from the collection of the Asian Art Museum that was included in the exhibition. For more information about the exhibition, visit http://www.asianart.org/exhibitions_index/gorgeous.

    Place of Origin: Philippines
    Date Made: 1900-1960
    Materials: Tapestry weave silk
    Object Number: 1993.25
    Place of Origin: China
    Date Made: approx. 1750-1850
    Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
    Materials: Lacquered wood
    Object Number: B60M28+
    Artist: Hua Yan
    Date Made: dated 1738
    Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
    Materials: Ink on gold-surfaced paper
    Object Number: B74D5
    Artist: Hua Yan
    Date Made: dated 1738
    Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
    Materials: Ink on gold-surfaced paper
    Object Number: B74D6
    Artist: Hua Yan
    Date Made: dated 1738
    Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
    Materials: Ink on gold-surfaced paper
    Object Number: B74D7
    Artist: Hua Yan
    Date Made: dated 1738
    Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
    Materials: Ink on gold-surfaced paper
    Object Number: B74D8
    Artist: Hua Yan
    Date Made: dated 1738
    Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
    Materials: Ink on gold-surfaced paper
    Object Number: B74D9
    Artist: Hua Yan
    Date Made: dated 1738
    Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
    Materials: Ink on gold-surfaced paper
    Object Number: B74D10
    Artist: Hua Yan
    Date Made: dated 1738
    Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
    Materials: Ink on gold-surfaced paper
    Object Number: B74D11
    Artist: Hua Yan
    Date Made: dated 1738
    Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
    Materials: Ink on gold-surfaced paper
    Object Number: B74D12
    Artist: Hua Yan
    Date Made: dated 1738
    Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
    Materials: Ink on gold-surfaced paper
    Object Number: B74D13
    Artist: Hua Yan
    Date Made: dated 1738
    Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
    Materials: Ink on gold-surfaced paper
    Object Number: B74D14
    Artist: Hua Yan
    Date Made: dated 1738
    Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
    Materials: Ink on gold-surfaced paper
    Object Number: B74D15
    Artist: Hua Yan
    Date Made: dated 1738
    Historical Period: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
    Materials: Ink on gold-surfaced paper
    Object Number: B74D16
    Place of Origin: China
    Historical Period: Jin dynasty (1115-1234)
    Materials: High fired ceramic with crystallized high-iron glaze
    Object Number: B60P1718