Clouds Stretching for a Thousand Miles: Ink in Asian Art

The exhibition celebrates the versatility and enduring influence of the calligraphic ink tradition across Asia. Contemporary works, displayed alongside two illuminated Qur’ans from China and Central Asia, illustrate the innovative use of ink and calligraphy in visual expression
, 'Chinese Shan-Shui (landscape)—Tattoo,' 1999, Asia Society

Huang Yan

Chinese Shan-Shui (landscape)—Tattoo, 1999

Asia Society

Permanent collection

, 'Forest of Stone Steles #13,' 1998, Asia Society

Gu Wenda

Forest of Stone Steles #13, 1998

Asia Society

Permanent collection

, 'Qur’an.,' Ca. 1300, Asia Society

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Qur’an., Ca. 1300

Asia Society

Permanent collection