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How Artists and Museums Can Embrace Globalism

(Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

How a groundbreaking Chinese artist "pressures the viewer to think" about social and environmental issues in a global context.

Interview: New Asia Society Museum Director on Why Art and Culture Are the 'Best Connectors' of People

Boon Hui Tan. (National Heritage Board)

Boon Hui Tan, the newly appointed VP for Global Arts and Cultural Programs and Director of Asia Society Museum, says "art and culture are some of the best connectors of people and communities."

Video: 57 Images of Amazing Pre-Revolution Iranian Art in 28 Seconds

Asia Society Museum's

Opening at Asia Society Museum on September 6, Iran Modern surveys painting, photography, sculpture, and design in pre-revolution Iran. Enjoy an advance look at this groundbreaking exhibition in a short video.

Interview: Art Conservation Guru Preserves Sacred Paintings' Spiritual, Material Sides

Anupam Sah (R) is the Head of Art Conservation at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya's Art Conservation Centre (L) in Mumbai. (Robert Cutts/Flickr)

"The thangka ... are means for the Buddhists to achieve their aim of spiritual development, and are not just material works of art," says noted art conservator Anupam Sah. Join him at the CSMVS Museum Art Conservation Centre in Mumbai this Saturday, July 13.

Museum Diplomacy for Taiwan and Mainland China

Tourists walk in front of the National Palace Museum in Taipei on January 6, 2009. The museum and its counterpart in Beijing plan to hold a joint exhibition of artifacts and arrange exchange of visits by their officials, in yet another sign of fast improving ties between Taiwan and rival China (SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images).

The Palace Museum of Beijing and the National Palace Museum in Taiwan are cooperating on a project to retrace the route of China's imperial treasures.