there is an interesting exhibition currently still on (but just for a few more days) at The Pacific Asia Museum…..

Its about Asian values, and their role in Asian art. This is a theme I hope to return to more later. Confucianism is thought to be a basis for Asian values, see here for a great summary of a talk which can give you an interesting summary of asian values and the 21st century..titled …
Rethinking Confucianism: Asian Values and the Global Ethics of Human Rights and Responsibilities by Prof. On-cho Ng of the Pennsylvania State University.

The exhibition I want you to see if you can is called

Confucius: Shaping Values Through Art

Confucius: Shaping Values Through Art,  explores how Confucian values have permeated East Asian culture.

titled- the four sons of filial piety

titled- the four sons of filial piety

The Pacific Asia Museum has a collection of over 14,000 works of art including paintings, prints, sculptures, ceramics, jades and textiles from all over Asia and the Pacific Islands, and a research library containing more than 7,000 reference volumes relating to Asian and Pacific art and culture.  It is located at  46 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena California 91101

I can’t go (I dont live in the US!) but if anyone  reading does, please tell us how it was!!

Note, the Pacific Asia Museum also has some great podcasts, see here.

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