Northern Qi Scholars Collating Classic Texts
Traditionally attributed to Yan Liben (Chinese, about 600-673), 11th century. Denman Waldo Ross Collection.
A New Take on Scholars Collating Classic Texts
Li Jin, 2009. Ink and color on paper. Collection of the artist.
Reminiscence to Antiquity 1 (first in set of seven hanging scrolls)
Li Jin, 2009. Ink and color on paper. Gift of Li Jin.
Jackson Pollock, 1949. Oil, enamel, and aluminum paint on canvas mounted on panel. © The Pollock-Krasner Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Brushwork Study for Reorienting Pollock
Arnold Chang, 2008. Ink on paper. Property of the artist.
Secluded Valley in the Cold Mountains
Arnold Chang, 2008. Handscroll; ink on paper. Property of the artist.
Chen Rong, 1244. Handscroll, ink and color on paper. Francis Gardner Curtis Fund.
Zeng Xiaojun, 2007-10. Zitan wood folding screen with carved laquer decoration and painted panels of ink and color on paper. Collection of the artist.
Zeng Xiaojun, 2007-10. Handscroll; ink and color on paper. Collection of the artist.
Dragon amidst Mountain Ridges
Li Huayi, 2006-9. Set of six panels and one hanging scroll; ink and color on paper. Collection of Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang.
Court Ladies Preparing Newly Woven Silk
Attributed to Emperor Huizong, early 12th century. Handscroll; ink, color, and gold on silk. Special Chinese and Japanese Fund.
Yu Hong, 2007-9. Set of eight hanging banners; acrylic on silk. Collection of the artist.
The Honorable Old Man Rock
Collected during the Ming dynasty, 17th century. Ying limestone. Rosenblum Family Collection.
Ten Differentiated Views of the Honorable Old Man
Liu Dan, 2007-10. Set of nine hanging scrolls and one handscroll; ink on paper. The Xiling Collection.
Liu Dan, 2009. Handscroll; ink on paper. The Xiling Collection.
Ceremonial wine vessel (fang yi) with inscription
Early Western Zhou period, late 11th-early 10th century B.C. Bronze. Anna Mitchell Richards Fund.
Civilization Landscape Series
Qin Feng, 2009. Installation mock-up.
Civilization Landscape Series (Album 013)
Qin Feng, 2007-10. One out of a set of fifteen accordion albums; ink, coffee, tea and soil mixture on paper. Collection of the artist.
Civilization Landscape Series (Hanging Scrolls)
Qin Feng, 2007-10. One of set of thirteen hanging scrolls (number 8); ink, coffee, tea and soil mixture on paper. Collection of the artist.
Erlang and his soldiers driving out animal spirits
Ming dynasty, 15th century. Handscroll; ink and color on silk. William Sturgis Bigelow Collection.
What to Drive Out?
Liu Xiaodong, 2008. Acrylic and charcoal on paper. Museum purchase with funds by exchange from the John Gardner Coolidge Collection, Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates, The John Pickering Lyman Collection—Gift of Miss Theodora Lyman, William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, Gift of Mrs. Dora Delano Forbes, and Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund.
Whiling Away the Summer by a Lakeside Retreat
Zhao Lingrang, Northern Song dynasty, dated 1100. Handscroll; ink and color on silk. Keith McLeod Fund.
Visit to the Eight Great Sites
Qiu Ting, 2009. Handscroll; ink on paper. Gift of the artist.
Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting
1925 woodblock printed edition based on the 1679 first edition edited by Wang Gai (17th century), with a preface and published by Li Yu. Woodblock printed book. Source unidentified.
Mustard Seed Garden Landscape Scroll
Xu Bing, 2008-10. Woodblock print mounted as a handscroll; ink on paper. Gift of Xu Bing in memory of Xu Huamin.