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  • Ramayana in Focus: Visual and Performing Arts of Asia

    Ramayana in Focus: Visual and Performing Arts of Asia

    This book provides insight into the Ramayana traditions in Asia at a glance. It will appeal to those interested in Ramayana studies, Asian literature, art and cultural history and contemporary culture in Asia.

  • Sojourn in Nanyang: Works by Xu Beihong

    Sojourn in Nanyang: Works by Xu Beihong

    Xu Beihong had a great influence on early 20th century Chinese painting. As one of the first Chinese painters to study in the West, he became a master of both traditional ink painting and western oil painting. Xu Beihong's sojourn in Nanyang was made possible by the foresight and generosity of Chinese community leaders.

  • Sumatra: Isle of Gold

    Sumatra Isle of Gold

    Published to complement the exhibition at the Asian Civilisations Museum, this softback illustrates artefacts which demonstrate the many external cultures which have influenced Sumatra's life and trade.

  • The Divine Within: Art & Living Culture of India & South Asia

    The Divine Within Art & Living Culture of India & South Asia

    This detailed catalogue features carvings, sculpture, religious statuary, jewellery, paintings, book covers and ritual objects and is organised around several major themes: religions of India - Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism; South India, where most of the Indians of Singapore trace their roots; ancient India; medieval North India; and colonial India.

  • The Glorious Traditions of Chinese Bronzes

    The Glorious Traditions of Chinese Bronzes

    Bronzes constitute a major chapter in the glorious traditions of ancient Chinese art. They were among the earliest types of objects collected by the Chinese literati in their pursuit of antiquity.

  • The Harmony of Letters - Islamic Calligraphy from the Tareq Rajab Museum

    The Harmony of Letters - Islamic Calligraphy from the Tareq Rajab Museum

    This exquisitely illustrated catalogue explores the importance of calligraphy in the Islamic world drawing from the collection of the Tareq Rajab Museum, a private museum in Kuwait.

  • The Peranakan Museum A-Z Guide

    The Peranakan Museum A-Z Guide

    This guide to the Peranakan Museum in Singapore features over a hundred fully illustrated entries written by the museum's curators, independent academics and researchers.

  • The Xiang Xue Zhuang Collection

    The Xiang Xue Zhuang Collection

    This handsome catalogue is an important document of Singapore's early collecting history. and provides a comprehensive insight into the ideals, aspirations and connoisseurship of Dr Tan and his influence on local art and literati from 1930's Singapore and Malaya.

  • Vietnam - From Myth to Modernity

    Vietnam - From Myth to Modernity

    Published to accompany the 2008 exhibition at the Asian Civilisations Museum, this extensively illustrated catalogue includes essays on Vietnam's history and art by international specialists.

  • Decoration and Symbolism in Chinese Architecture

    Decorate and Symbolism in Chinese Architecture

    Unlock the hidden meanings behind the decorative symbols and architectural designs found in historic Chinese buildings in Singapore.

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