Exhibitions at the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago frequently feature Art of East Asia and may be curated by Center affiliated faculty and graduate students.  Exhibitions in the past have included:

 

Performing Images: Opera in Chinese Visual Culture

Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, February 13 – June 15, 2014

Curated by Judith Zeitlin and Yuhang Li

 

Inspired by the Opera: Contemporary Chinese Photography and Video

Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, February 13 – June 15, 2014

Curated by Wu Hung

 

Awash in Color: French and Japanese Prints

Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, October 4, 2012 – January 20, 2013

Curated by Anne Leonard and Chelsea Foxwell

 

Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan

Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, September 30, 2010 – January 16, 2011
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, February 26 – July 31, 2011
Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, September 11, 2011 – January 8, 2012
San Diego Museum of Art, February 18 – May 27, 2012
Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, September 11, 2012 – January 6, 2013

Curated by Katherine Tsiang , Exhibition Tour:

 

Displacement: The Three Gorges Dam Project and Contemporary Chinese Art

Smart Museum of Art, October 2, 2008 – January 25, 2009

Curated by Wu Hung

 

Objects of Inquiry: The Buckley Collection of Japanese Art

The Smart Museum of Art, October 4, 2007 – January 6, 2008

Curated by Hans Thomsen

 

Exported Visions: Early Twentieth-Century Japanese Woodblock Prints

The Smart Museum of Art, March 17 – June 10, 2007

Curated by Irene Backus

 

Quiet Revolutions: Modernizing Traditional Art in East Asia

The Smart Museum of Art, May 10 – November 6, 2005

Curated by Kris Imants Ercums

 

The Poetry of Shijo Surimono

The Smart Museum of Art, September 17 – December 11, 2005

Curated by ???

 

Taisho Chic: Japanese Modernity, Nostalia, and Deco

The Smart Museum of Art, April 22 – June 20, 2004.

Organized by the Honolulu Academy of Arts

 

Visual Mantras: Meditative Traditions in Japanese Buddhist Art

The Smart Museum of Art, October 2 – February 22, 2004

Curated by Kris Imants Ercums

 

Mapping the Sacred: Nineteenth-Century Japanese Buddhist Prints

The Smart Museum of Art, December 13, 2003 – March 28, 2004

Curated by Kris Imants Ercums

 

Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China

ICP and Asia Society, New York, June 11 – September 5, 2004
Smart Museum of Art and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, October 2, 2004 – January 16, 2005
Seattle Art Museum, February 10 – May 15, 2005
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, March – May, 2006
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Summer 2006

Curated by Wu Hung and Christopher Phillips

 

The Art of Mu Xin: Landscape Paintings and Prison Notes

The Smart Museum of Art, January 24 – March 31, 2002

 

Canceled: Experimental Art in China

The Smart Museum of Art, November 19, 2000 – January 7, 2001

 

Transience: Chinese Experimental Art at the End of the Twentieth Century

The Smart Museum of Art, February 18 – April 18th, 1999