Tag Archives: Philip Hu

Press release: Exhibition mixes Eastern and Western art traditions, woodblocks and 3D technology

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 22, 2018—The Saint Louis Art Museum next month will present “Time Spy,” an animated 3D film that draws from Eastern and Western traditions of art, history, myth, and imagination. To create the work, Chinese artist Sun Xun merged a 1,000-year-old printmaking technique—the woodblock print—with modern film-making technologies. “Sun Xun: Time Spy” includes… Read More »

Press release: Philip Hu promoted to curator of Asian art

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 16, 2016—Philip Hu has been promoted to curator of Asian art, the Saint Louis Art Museum announced today. Since joining the Museum in 2006, Hu has curated numerous gallery rotations and several exhibitions, including Conflicts of Interest: Art and War in Modern Japan, which closes January 8. In addition to editing that… Read More »

Press release: ‘Conflicts of Interest’ will explore relationship between art and war in modern Japan

  ST. LOUIS, July 26, 2016—The Saint Louis Art Museum will celebrate a gift of more than 1,400 Japanese prints and related works with the groundbreaking exhibition Conflicts of Interest: Art and War in Modern Japan. The gift has made the museum one of the world’s largest public repositories of Meiji-period military art, allowing for… Read More »

Press release: Caravans to Courts will highlight textiles that are both utilitarian and beautiful

  ST. LOUIS, March 24, 2016—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present Caravans to Courts: Textiles from the Silk Road, a free exhibition of textiles that, while utilitarian in purpose, stand out for their remarkable complexity and beauty. Caravans to Courts will be on view in Gallery 100 from April 1 through Aug. 21. The… Read More »

Press release: Exhibition will highlight carpets and tents from the Ballard collection

  ST. LOUIS, Jan. 11, 2016—The Saint Louis Art Museum will present The Carpet and the Connoisseur: The James F. Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs, a major exhibition highlighting the extraordinary range of Oriental carpets assembled by an early 20th-century American collector who set a new standard for collecting and scholarship. The ticketed exhibition will… Read More »

Staff bio: Philip Hu, curator of Asian art

Philip Hu, the curator of Asian art, curated “Conflicts of Interest: Art and War in Modern Japan” (2016). Since joining the Museum in 2006, Hu has curated the main exhibitions “Power and Glory: Court Arts of China’s Ming Dynasty” (2009) and “Five Centuries of Japanese Screens: Masterpieces from the Saint Louis Art Museum and the… Read More »