General Asian Resources



AsiArt Archive – Archive of Contemporary Asian Art


Asian Historical Architecture – Website contains information on buildings as well as locations of sites


Freer/Sackler Museums of Asian Art


Kimbell Art Museum Buddhist Gallery Exhibition Gallery and Virtual Tour of “Buddha, Shiva, Lotus, Dragon” 2021 Installation


National Museum of Asian Art, Washington – Virtual collection


OMuRAA- Online Museum Resources of Asian Art


Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies – Directory of resources


Smithsonian Libraries-Japanese Illustrated Books from the Edo and Meiji Periods



Japanese



Art History Resources – Japanese Art


Azito– Online gallery of Japanese contemporary art


Digital Scrolling Paintings Project. Center for the Art of East Asia and the University of Chicago project allowing viewers to move freely through painted scrolls.


Documenting Japan


Duke University Libraries – Japanese Studies Art History research guides


Yōkai Senjafuda, University of Oregon Digital exhibition focusing on tiny slips of paper (senjafuda) that depict Japanese ghosts and monsters (yokai).


Hachiman Digital Handscrolls Project


Harvard University Projects – Petzold Scrolls Collection


Japan Archives: 1850-2100 An archive of illustrated print material on current news, culture, leisure, nature, and landscape.


Meiji and Taisho Eras in Photographs


Nagasaki University Library– Japanese Old Photographs of the Bakumatsu-Meiji Periods


Noel Chiappa’s Page–  Containins a number of links on Japanese woodblock printing. Scroll further down the page to find the links on printing.


OMuRAA- Online Museum Resources of Asian Art


OSU: Photographs, Japan & The Allied Occupation


Smithsonian Libraries- Japanese Illustrated Books from the Edo and Meiji Periods


Smithonian Video– Ukiyo-e Style printmaking with demonstration by mast printmaker Kenji Shinohara


Tokyo National Museum – Virtual collection


Ukiyo-e Search: Japanese Woodblock Print Search. Wonderful database allowing for users to search for prints by uploading an image of a print or searching for prints alone. Also containes infromation of prints themselves.


Woodblock Prints from the Ukiyo-e Style. MET Museum Article




Chinese



The Artful Fabric of Collecting, Univeristy of Oregon Introduces viewers to Chinese textiles from the collection of Gertrude Bass Warner


Dunhuang Caves


Visualizing China 1850-1950 – Resource of photography from China including professional and amateur works


University of Chicago – Digital Scrolling Paintings Project