Guo Xi, There never should have been an artist named Jia Siwen, 2012-2014, installation view at Asia Society Texas Center
Jessica: Technology allows international exchange without the barriers of cost, administration, and sometimes prohibitive
Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan at Asia Society Museum, is a small exhibition presenting big changes in the art of Japan.
Meyer and Brysac do a masterful job of contextualizing the frenzied collecting of Chinese art by Americans into the political, historical and social landscapes of the times. Like a story by Edith Wharton, it's a tale of intrigue, manners and colorful personalities.
It was a headline week for the protection of cultural heritage. When leaders from more than 160 countries gathered in New York City last week, a main topic of discussion for the attending heads of state was how to combat the growing strength of violent extremist groups in the Middle East.
They filed in, one by one, a long line of fourth- and fifth-grade students, quiet and well-behaved until they crossed the threshold of the Asia Society gallery. And then, one by one, they gasped, cried out, and-- in the case of one young boy-- jumped and nearly fell on landing.
With lyrics in Khmer and English and a focus on Killing Fields era legacies, Khmer American rapper praCh Ly's first album, Dalama, was not only credited with introducing hip-hop to Cambodia--it introduced this history to a new generation largely unaware of its genocidal past.
Philanthropist and investor George Soros warned Thursday that ethnic tensions and a lack of tolerance threaten economic and political progress in Myanmar, a country to which Soros has devoted more than two decades of attention and philanthropy.
If we want to transform the K-12 education system to meet the needs and challenges of 21st-century citizenship and leadership, we need to ensure global learning is available for all.
Returning to Myanmar after a quarter century, one is confronted constantly by reminders of how much the country has changed.
The staff members gathered in the museum gallery as the moment came for their loved one to be carried downstairs. The deputy director and other museum staff were crying.
Paik was born in Seoul in 1932, the youngest of five siblings. He studied classical music growing up, slowly becoming more
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Lye said that the primary reason for creating a mandala is not just to demonstrate the Buddhist quality of impermanence but
Originally posted to asiasociety.org. NEW YORK — Although the use of force is “not excluded” from relations among Asian countries