Asian Art in American Sign Language (ASL)

Take a tour of the Asian Art Museum's masterpieces with members of the Bay Area Asian Deaf community.

Introduction to the Asian Art Museum

The Buddha triumphing over Mara, 900–1000

India

The Hindu deity Shiva, 1300–1500

India

Cup with calligraphic inscriptions, 1447–1449

Probably Uzbekistan

The Hindu deity Vishnu, 940–965

Cambodia

Crowned and bejeweled Buddha image and throne, 1860–1880

Myanmar (Burma)

The Buddhist deity Simhavaktra, a dakini, 736–⁠1795

China

Ritual vessel in the shape of a rhinoceros, 1100–⁠1050 BCE

China

Buddha dated 338

China

The bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin), 1100–1200

China

Lidded jar with design of a lotus pond, 1522–⁠1566

China

Chinese painting

Ewer with lotus shaped lid, 1050–⁠1150

Korea

Moon jar, 1650–⁠1750

Korea

The deities Brahma and Indra, 730–⁠750

Japan

Japanese ceramics

Collected Letters

By Liu Jianhua

Credits: All media
The story featured may in some cases have been created by an independent third party and may not always represent the views of the institutions, listed below, who have supplied the content.
Explore more
Google apps