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Photos: 'Peace Rickshaws' Promote Colorful Message of Tolerance in Pakistan

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Lifestyle

The Pakistan Youth Alliance (PYA) is on a mission to use a very visible form of street art to counter the intolerance, and worse, being spread by right-wing groups in Pakistan.

Asia Society Museum's 'Artful Recluse' Gets Full-Page Treatment From New York Times

New York Times coverage of Asia Society Museum's 'Artful Recluse' exhibition in Friday, March 15, 2013's print edition.
Arts

Art critic Holland Cotter calls major exhibition of 17th century Chinese paintings "compelling" and a "highlight of this year's Asia Week New York."

Photos: In Kabul, a New National Museum for Afghanistan Starts to Take Shape

The design submitted by the Spanish firm AV62 Arquitectos SLP, above, won the International Architectural Ideas Competition for the new design for the National Museum of Afghanistan. (U.S. Embassy Kabul Afghanistan/Flickr)
Arts

After decades of neglect (and worse), a Kabul home for Afghanistan's cultural heritage has a new lease on life.

Always a Pioneer, Artist Xu Bing Now Takes the Novel Beyond the Written Word

Sample pages from Xu Bing's
Arts

The Chinese artist's latest creation, Book from the Ground: From Point-to-Point, is a literally iconic work of fiction.

Video: 'Internet is the Answer' Declares Ai Weiwei in Newly Launched Blog

In the first video posted on his new blog, Ai Weiwei speaks on the role of digital media in today's China. (YouTube)
Arts

The indefatigable artist and activist's first post is a video in which he argues for the role of the internet in establishing a civil society under authoritarian rule.

Video: 'Bound Unbound' Traces Chinese Artist Lin Tianmiao's 20-Year Progression

'Lin Tianmiao: Bound Unbound' is on display at Asia Society Museum in New York City through January 27, 2012.
Multimedia

Contemporary Chinese artist Lin Tianmiao draws on personal experience and materials like thread and fabric to create dynamic, large-scale installations.

Interview/Gallery: Innovative New Publisher Readies India for Its Indie Comics Moment

Volumes Two and Three of 'Comix.India,' a black-and-white anthology of alternative comics launched in 2010.
Arts

Artists Bharath Murthy and Kailash Iyer are taking advantage of crowd-sourcing and up-to-the-minute publishing technology to build an Indian audience for alternative comics.

Watch: A Clip From Wang GongXin's Video Installation 'My Sun'

A still from Wang GongXin's 'My Sun,' a video installation on display at Asia Society Museum in New York through August 5, 2012.

View a sneak peek of the Asia Society Museum exhibition that "explores the rise of individualism in modern Chinese society."

Photos: Singapore's Samantha Lo Sticks it to the Man

Samantha Lo, 25, was arrested for posting stickers like this one around Singapore. (Samantha Lo/skl0.tumblr.com)
Multimedia

Samantha Lo, a 25-year-old Singaporean graphic artist, was arrested for posting stickers on crosswalk buttons. We take a look at some of her work.

Multimedia: Pakistani Artists Explore Myth, Reality and Identity

Mohammad Ahsan Masood Anwari, 'Hot Forehead,' 2011.
Arts

Three young artists from Pakistan speak candidly about the challenges they face in trying to make, and exhibit, their work.