Asian Art Museum of San Francisco CollectionAsian Art Museum of San Francisco, California, United States
Description A descriptive note detailing the content and context of the digital collection.
The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco houses more than 18,000 objects ranging from “tiny jades to monumental sculptures“. From the “earliest dated Chinese Buddha image to the contemporary works“, their collections span across different cultures, dynasties, religions and geographies over 6,000 years. The museum provides more than 12,000 images in their online collection. Users can search or browse the collections by the different types of art.
Collection Type Broad terms that define the type of digital collection
Subject Broad terms or phrases that describe, identify, or interpret the digital image collection and what it depicts or expresses. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute.
Style Period Terms that define the styles, art periods, movements, etc. whose characteristics are represented in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) by the Getty Research Institute
Work Types Terms that identify the kinds of works in the digital collection being described. It typically refers to a work’s physical form, function, or medium in digital image collection. Values were obtained using the Thesaurus For Graphic Materials (TGM) by Library of Congress.
Openness Openness of the digital collection determined using the 4R activities by Wiley (2010).
You may “download and print copies of the Content only for non-commercial, educational, personal use, without modification or alteration in any way”. Citation is required by including the author, source of the content and the URL www.asianart.org.
e.g. Seated Buddha, 338. Gilded bronze, 40 cm x 24.1 cm x 13.3 cm. California, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. www.asianart.org.
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