Asia Society Museum organizes groundbreaking exhibitions of both traditional and contemporary Asian and Asian American art.Read More
The Museum, located on Park Avenue and 70th Street in New York City, is known for its Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller Collection of masterpiece-quality traditional Asian works.
The collection, universally described as "gemlike," includes objects from cultures across Asia that date from the 11th century BCE to the 19th century CE.
Asia Society Museum was one of the first American museums to establish a program of contemporary Asian art in the early 1990s. A recognized leader in identifying and fostering contemporary Asian and Asian American artists, the Museum announced the establishment of a Contemporary Art Collection in 2007.
With works by over 40 artists including Kimsooja and Shazia Sikander, Vivian Chui reviews the first Asia Society Triennial in New York.
The Chinese artist's folding painting shows The Statue of Liberty in pieces as dragons and devils assail the state.
With a host of exhibitions to choose from, this Ocula Lowdown highlights some of the best gallery and museum shows to see in New York this fall.
In 2014, I spent twenty days traveling across central and southern China exploring a cross section of roughly twenty of China’s thousands of new museums. This anomolous ‘museum boom’ has spawned much speculation over the driving factors and futures of this new generation of institutions. It has also catalysed discussion on how...
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