The playwright discusses the revival of his celebrated play in an interview with Asia Blog.
The New York Times reports on Asia Society's involvement in the "coming out" of Myanmar's little-seen early Buddhist art.
"Without Shepherds" gets unusual access to a cross-section of Pakistanis, including Imran Khan, a former Taliban soldier and a Sufi singer.
"People of my generation saw hope in the West; young Asians these days see opportunity in China," says author of "Five Star Billionaire."
Shamsur Rahman Faruqi's 984-page blockbuster, which he translated from his own Urdu original, is a definitive fictional recreation of 19th-century New Delhi.
"I would have never felt the need to do the work if I already had the answers," says photographer Carolyn Drake, who spent six years documenting Central Asia's borders, geography, ethnicities, and tumultuous history.
Enjoy a video teaser for "Iran Modern," featuring diverse works from artists, photographers, sculptors, and designers in pre-revolution Iran.
In dialogue with Asia Society Museum, New York City public school students draw, paint and sculpt their own masterpieces.
Melissa Chiu and Tom Nagorski discuss the 1950s, 60s and 70s, an exhilarating period of time for Iranian art that ended with the 1979 revolution.
Peshawar-based entrepreneurs preserve an art form that had been petering out.
Marivi Soliven, who emigrated from the Philippines as a young adult, tells Asia Blog, "I did not become a person of color until I arrived in America."