Category: asian community

Miniature Chinese landscapes at the Conservatory of Flowers

To celebrate Lunar New Year, the Conservatory of Flowers is presented a display of penjing, the miniature Chinese landscapes that were the precursor to the Japanese tradition of…

A scholar’s rock by Zhan Wang

Yesterday’s mystery image was a detail from a stainless steel “scholar’s rock” by the contemporary Chinese artist Zhan Wang. The example shown is displayed on the patio near…

Manga Lounge

Some folks at the Asian Art Museum are installing a “manga lounge” for their summer Tezuka exhibition. The lounge will have videos, books, and even a photo machine….

Amy Tan’s San Francisco

The Washington Post, as part of a “People We Like and the Places They Love” series, recently ran an interview with Amy Tan on the subject of San…

Dissing Asia

How do SF guidebooks cover the Asian Art Museum?