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Asian Art History

Melissa Chiu's Diplomatic Coup Brings Buddhist/Pakistani Art To The Asia Society

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 10.26.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

The Asia Society is in the process of sharing Buddhist art from as seemingly unlikely a terrain as Pakistan, a country where Buddhism predated many other of the area's religions.

The History of Art, Through the Lens of Los Angeles

Michael Govan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Govan

Los Angeles has also given birth to a distinct moment in art history during the last 40 years. The modern world was invented -- or reinvented -- in LA. Everything gets reinvented in California.

Asia Society's Prez on Global Citizens Like Obama

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Asia Society president Vishakha Desai says, "Ours is a complex institution, and those experiencing it can describe it in the same way the blind men touch and describe an elephant."