Listen to Fr. René B. Javellana, Associate Professor of the Fine Arts Program at the School of Humanities, Ateneo de Manila University, discuss the intersection between Philippine art and social change.
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Carl Gellert, PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley, discusses art and artifacts from Japan at the Japan Teacher Institute at the Asian Art Museum in partnership with the University of California at Berkeley History–Social Science Project.
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Yoga: The Art of Transformation is the world's first major art exhibition about yoga. The exhibition explores yoga's fascinating history and its transformation into a global phenomenon. Highlights include stunning masterpieces of Indian sculpture and painting, pages from the first illustrated book of yoga postures, and a Thomas Edison film, Hindoo Fakir (1902), the first American movie ever produced about India. On view at the Asian Art Museum from Feb 21–May 25, 2014.
Join Dr. Laura Hostetler, visiting scholar at the Ricci Institute, as she delves into the history and cultural significance of a map produced in China by Italian Jesuit Matteo Ricci (1552–1610), while Dr. Ralph Ehrenberg from the Library of Congress will speak about a map by the Flemish priest Ferdinand Verbiest (1623–1688). Both maps are in the exhibition China at the Center: Rare Ricci and Verbiest World Maps at the Asian Art Museum. The program continues as former NASA administrator, Stephen Sandford, and Google Geospatial Programs coordinator, Ed Parsons, provide insights into the technology-run mapping processes of the 21st century and show how the way we view the world has changed over the centuries.