Category: Arts

Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto, a recent visitor to the Asia Society, is the subject of a long piece in today's New York Times, which refers to him as a "Zen master of film photography."
An unusual, unheard tale of a female, Muslim saint who traveled from the Middle East to spread Islam in the island-state of Singapore, Siti Maryam's shrine in Singapore was recently bull-dozed despite protests from her followers.
Over the weekend Asia Society hosted artist Joe Mangrum as part of the Family Day celebration of the festival of Diwali. Over the course of the afternoon, he created a beautiful rangoli out of colored sand on the floor of the lobby.