• Wang Wen: The Eighteen Arhats Crossing the Sea, 16th century; handscroll: ink on paper; 12 3/4 x 54 1/2 in.; BAMPFA, gift of James and Dorothy Cahill.

Five Tables of the Sea

On view this session, Paul Gauguin’s lithograph Dramas of the Sea, Brittany; scroll paintings such as Yoshimura Kokei’s Winter Landscape by the Sea, Wang Jiqian’s The Sound of the Tide, and Wang Wen’s The Eighteen Arhats Crossing the Sea; Ant Farm’s deadpan Oceania, Dolphin Embassy Sea Craft project; Indian paintings of the world emerging through the “churning of the sea of milk”; photographs of the Golden Gate (with and without the bridge); and more!