Crow Collection of Asian Art presents Clay Between Two Seas: From the Abbasid Court to Puebla de los Angeles Opening Day
The Crow Collection of Asian Art, in partnership with the Museo Internacional del Barroco, Puebla, and the State Council for Culture and the Arts of Puebla, Mexico, will present the world premiere of Clay Between Two Seas: From the Abbasid Court to Puebla de los Angeles. This extensive exhibition of more than 120 objects will make its public debut at the Crow Collection of Asian Art, then travel to Museo Internacional del Barroco in Puebla, Mexico.
This exceptional exhibition will feature 100-plus historic works from the Museo Franz Mayer in Mexico City, contemporary ceramics from Talavera de la Reyna in Puebla and a selection of historic Chinese ceramics from the Crow Collection of Asian Art’s permanent collection. Together, these works of art reveal a remarkable story that spans 11 centuries and three continents.
The Crow Collection of Asian Art is the first international partner to the newly opened Museo Internacional del Barroco. The exhibition will be bilingual and accompanied by a richly illustrated research catalogue in Spanish and English. The exhibit will be on display through February 12, 2017.