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Interview: Music From Japan's Mari Ono Reflects on a Four-Decade Musical Legacy

Music From Japan Executive Director Mari Ono (L) with Founder and Artistic Director Naoyuki Miura (R) in 1993. (Ken Howard)

Ahead of two starry concerts this weekend at Asia Society, Music From Japan's Executive Director looks back on 40 years of commissioning and presenting.

Interview: Bureaucracy, Bumpy Roads No Deterrent to Bringing Myanmar's Art to US

Plaque with image of seated Buddha; Pagan period, 11th–13th century; Gilded metal with polychrome; H. 7 x W. 61/4 x D. 1/4 in. (17.8 x 15.9 x 0.6 cm). Bagan Archaeological Museum. (Sean Dungan)

Asia Society Museum's Adriana Proser recounts the long, complex back story behind the upcoming exhibition Buddhist Art of Myanmar, which includes many works that have never been seen outside of the country before.

From Myanmar, With Love: An Ancient Buddha's Historic Journey to New York City

Buddha seated in dharmacakra mudra; Pagan period, 11th century; Sandstone; H. 42 x W. 27 x D. 10 in. (106.7 x 68.6 x 25.4 cm)l Bagan Archaeological Museum (Sean Dungan)
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The 11th-century stone Buddha is just one of many treasures leaving Myanmar for the first time for Asia Society Museum's landmark exhibition 'Buddhist Art of Myanmar,' opening Feb. 10 in New York.

Top Art-World Thinkers: What Matters for Museums in the 21st Century?

Asia Society's new publication showcases predictions from officials at MoMA, M+, Tate, and other institutions on future of the museum.

Ahead of Asia Society New York's Jan. 29 book launch and panel discussion, directors of MoMA, M+, Tate, and other institutions discuss digital, Asia, and the future of the museum.

Multimedia: Emerging Chinese Composers Bring Local Sounds to Global Stage

Wu Shuang in Qin Yi's multimedia work

Up-and-coming Chinese composers Sam Wu, Qin Yi, and Zulan made their U.S. debuts on Asia Society's stage with three eclectic works in Shanghai/New York: Future Histories.

What Were the Five Most-Watched Asia Society Videos in 2014?

A look back at Asia Society's most popular videos in 2014 shows viewers' tastes running the gamut from music to politics to film.

What videos from Asia Society did you find most interesting in 2014? A look back at our five most-watched videos shows viewers' tastes running the gamut from music to politics to film.

Slideshow: Interactive Nam June Paik Installation Lets Museum Visitors Shoot and Share


Enjoy a gallery of trippy Instagram images from Asia Society Museum's "Three-Camera Participation/Participation TV," part of the exhibition Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot, on view through January 4, 2015.

Nam June Paik and the 'Sloppy Machine' That Helped Create a New Art Form

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The ungainly, rough-hewn apparatus Nam June Paik co-created in 1969 made it possible for later generations of artists to play with video as a medium.

Interview: Dancer/Choreographer Ramli Ibrahim Embraces Indian Tradition, Malaysian Context

Malaysia's Sutra Dance Theater presents

How does a diaspora cultural manifestation measure up to the original? What happens when globalization allows culture to flow freely through national barriers? Malaysian dancer/choreographer Ramli Ibrahim tackles these and other big questions ahead of his group's performances at Asia Society New York.

Flashback: The Story Behind Nam June Paik's 'Digital Experiment' at Bell Labs

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A former engineer at the famous seedbed of innovation Bell Labs recalls Nam June Paik's "enthusiasm, energy, and especially his curiosity." Video screening at Asia Society New York this Saturday, November 1.