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Asia Society Museum is located in New York City at Park Avenue and East 70th Street.

May 19: Asia Society Celebrates Art Museum Day with Free Admission

Free museum admission for all visitors on Tuesday, May 19 more
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Asia Society Northern California Honors Visionaries in Contemporary Asian Art

Symposium and 12th Annual Dinner explores and celebrates the transformative role of Asian art in the Bay Area and the world. more
In January 2015, Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki constructed one of his signature landscapes at Asia Society Museum. The installation is inspired by a traditional artwork in the Museum permanent collection.

Video: Japanese Artist Creates Miniature World From a Kaleidoscope of Kimonos

Watch Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki piece together 'Out of Disorder (Folding Scenery),' which represents "the graceful transition of a Japanese landscape from the past to the present" at Asia Society Museum. more

Japanese Artist Takahiro Iwasaki at Work

Watch Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki construct a miniature world that represents "the graceful transition of a Japanese landscape from the past to the present," part of Asia Society Museum's 'In Focus' series. more

New Media Art: 'If It's Got Software, You Want the Code'

Former MoMA curator Barbara London describes the challenges inherent in preserving and presenting new media art when the technology behind it often becomes obsolete. more

New Media Art: Then and Now (Complete)

Three leading curators trace the evolution of new media art from its beginnings to the present day and assess strategies for how best to engage audiences with the medium. more
Still from "Good Morning Mr. Orwell," 1984. Video, color, sound. 38 minutes. Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix, New York.

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

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. more
Sun Xun, "Magician Party and Dead Crow," 2013, installation (wall painting, ink and color on paper, paper sculpture, and other materials). Courtesy Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong.

Slideshow: Two-Day Forum to Highlight 'Creative Urgencies' of Contemporary Asian Art

As a vibrant slideshow demonstrates the range of current Asian artistic practice, ACAW Associate Curator Xin Wang offers insights into the two-day event at Asia Society New York. more
Bavand Behpoor, from "Trashing Performance," London, 2011. Presented by Performance Matters, documentation by Christa Holka. Behpoor will present at Asia Society New York during the two-day ACAW forum on Oct. 26 and 27, 2014.

Interview: Director Previews 'Studio Visit, on a Communal Scale' for Asian Contemporary Art Week 2014

Leeza Ahmady offers a glimpse of what to expect from ACAW's signature event in 2014. more
L to R: David Loxton, Nam June Paik, Charlotte Moorman, and John Godfrey at the TV Lab studio in New York City. (Courtesy Howard Weinberg)

Interview: Engineer John Godfrey Recalls 'Creative Collaboration' with Nam June Paik

Paik's collaborator on "Global Groove" looks back on his time as head engineer at WNET's TV Lab in the 1970s, a high-water mark for experimentation and innovation in the medium. more