The Asian Art Museum’s big summer show uses themes of cosmology and spirituality to connect histories, cultures and religions found throughout Asia. Exploring the supernatural roots of Asian art, it juxtaposes 80 traditional art objects from its own collection with over 60 contemporary works.
|Location||Asian Art Museum|
|Event Description||This exhibition explores the complex, diverse, cross-cultural perspectives of Asian cosmology and spirituality through a compelling interplay of 150 artworks from the past and present. It features more than 60 works by 31 living artists, including Hiroshi Sugimoto (Japan/USA), Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Thailand), Adeela Suleman (Pakistan), Raqib Shaw (India), and Choi Jeong Hwa (Korea), alongside 90 objects from the museum’s collections—some dating back 2,000 years—Phantoms of Asia challenges visitors to view traditional objects not as relics of the past, but as vibrant connections to the present.|
|Price||$12; $8 srs, $7 youth & college students with ID; free for children under 12 and SFUSD students with ID; $5 on Thu after 5 pm|
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