Gone Fishin' Aquatic Imagery in Asian Art

Throughout Asia marine life is equated with abundance physically and metaphorically. This thematic installation throughout the Asian art galleries highlights marine imagery and unpacks their cultural significance.
, 'Carp and Poetry,' 1615, Newark Museum

Katsushika Taito II

Carp and Poetry, 1615

Newark Museum

, 'Ganesha,' 8th century-10th century, Newark Museum

Ganesha, 8th century-10th century

Newark Museum

, 'On the Sea at Mizumata, Hogo Province, Tametomo Encounters a Storm,' 1797, Newark Museum

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

On the Sea at Mizumata, Hogo Province, Tametomo Encounters a Storm, 1797

Newark Museum

, 'Haircomb (kushi) with Flora and Fauna Motifs,' 1615, Newark Museum

Haircomb (kushi) with Flora and Fauna Motifs, 1615

Newark Museum