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Wayang Kulit: Part 1

Watch the opening installment of Ki Purbo Asmoro's epic Javanese shadow puppet performance at Asia Society New York. more

Collecting Ancient Art in the 21st Century

Video: Curators, dealers, legal experts and scholars assess environment for collecting antiquities in 2012. more
U.S. President Barack Obama makes a cameo appearance in the Javanese shadow puppet performance at Asia Society New York on March 16, 2012. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

Barack Obama Makes Cameo Appearance in Indonesian Puppet Show [Photos/Video]

A certain American VIP with ties to Indonesia turned up in an epic Javanese shadow puppet performance at Asia Society New York on Friday. See what he had to say by clicking the headline. more
Ahmed Rashid, author of Pakistan on the Brink. (Ahmed Rashid)

Interview: Ahmed Rashid on the Road to Reconciliation in Afghanistan

Leading Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid outlines what needs to happen for any kind of peaceful future to become possible in Afghanistan. more

Wayang Kulit: Puppets and a President

A certain American VIP with ties to Indonesia pays a visit to some traditional Javanese shadow puppets. more

Vidya Dehejia: Connoisseurship and Chola Bronzes

Lecture illuminates southern Indian tradition of cast-bronze sculpture. more

James Zumwalt: Lessons from Japan's Calamity

U.S. official in charge of disaster relief after the March 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster acknowledges, "There's always more that can be done." more

Akash Kapur on 'India Becoming' (Complete)

Indian American journalist Akash Kapur recounts his findings when he returned to the country of his birth, after years away, in 2003. more
A traditional Nowruz display known as the Seven S’s, or Haft Seen. (Ehsan Khakbaz/Flickr)

Explainer: How Iranians Will Welcome the Year 1391

While the world plays with the possibility of war with Iran, Iranians worldwide are preparing to celebrate their New Year’s festival, Nowruz, with flowers, food, family — and a goldfish, too. more

Sarah Sze: Creativity and Experience

Sarah Sze offers insights into her creative process and the genesis of her installation on Manhattan's High Line. more