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New York Schoolchildren Show Off Art Inspired by 'Philippine Gold'

Every year, Asia Society Museum dedicates one of its galleries to art created by New York City public school students. Meet this year's young artists! more
An Aum Shinrikyo follower meditates before portraits of leader Shoko Asahara and his two sons posted on an altar at a seminary of a Tokyo building on August 11, 1999. (Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images)

From 'Degenerate' Fears to Cult Violence: How an Ancient Buddhist Belief Impacted Japan Across Eight Centuries

A widely held belief in Kamakura era Japan of a sick and degenerating world was reinterpreted by a violent doomsday cult eight centuries later. more
(L to R) Cai Guo-Qiang, Nalini Malani, and Yoshitomo Nara pose with their Asian Art Game Changer awards in Hong Kong on March 20, 2016.

Honoring Three Asian Artists For 'Touching Our Souls' [Photos]

Asia Society awarded Cai Guo-Qiang, Nalini Malani, and Yoshitomo Nara with the first Asia Arts Game Changer awards on Sunday in Hong Kong. more
Asia Society Celebrates 60

Asia Society Celebrates 60 Years of Building Bridges Between the U.S. and Asia

Asia Society celebrates 60th anniversary with special exhibitions and signature events across the Society’s global network. more
Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook. (Video still) Village and Elsewhere:  Artemisia Gentileschi’s Judith Beheading Holofernes, Jeff Koons’ Untitled and Thai Villagers, 2011. Single-channel video with sound. Asia Society, New York: Gift of Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz, 2015.7. Image courtesy of the artist and Tyler Rollins Fine Art.

In and Out of Context: Asia Society Celebrates the Collections at 60

On view at Asia Society Museum in New York March 8, 2016 through January 8, 2017 more
Zen’en (1197-1258), Japanese cypress (hinoki) with cut gold leaf and traces of pigment, inlaid crystal eyes, and  bronze staff with attachments. H. 22¾ x W. 9½ x D. 9½ in. Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.202a-e. Photography by Synthescape.

Asia Society Museum Presents 'Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan'

On view at Asia Society Museum in New York February 9 through May 8, 2016 more