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'Shiva Ahmadi: Lotus' is on display at Asia Society Museum in New York City through August 3, 2014.

Watch: Iranian American Artist Brings Painting to Life in Mesmerizing Animation

Iranian American artist Shiva Ahmadi offers insight into "Lotus," expanding on the work's political undertones, stylistic inspirations, and the physical process of production. more

Shiva Ahmadi: On Creating 'Lotus'

Artist Shiva Ahmadi speaks about the political undertones behind her animation "Lotus," and how it relates to two Buddhas in Asia Society Museum's collection. more
Kirk Pedersen, "Nissin Central District, Hong Kong," 2009. Inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist.

'Urban Asia': A Photographer's Lens Captures Cities in Constant Flux

On the eve of his exhibition at Asia Society Texas Center, photographer Kirk Pedersen describes his creative process and his belief that "ordinary things can be beautiful too." more

Artist Profile: Shiva Ahmadi

Artist Shiva Ahmadi speaks about her evolving relationship to the tradition of Persian miniature painting, and how political themes have entered her art. more
Asia Society Museum is located in New York City at Park Avenue and East 70th Street.

May 18: Asia Society Celebrates Art Museum Day with Free Admission

Free admission to all visitors on Sunday, May 18. more
Artist Liu Guosong presenting his works and explaining his drawing techniques in Hong Kong on May 14, 2014. (Asia Society Hong Kong Center)

Captured in Ink: Three Artist-Innovators Speak

A trio of pioneers in the field of ink painting discuss how they each innovate to create new forms of Chinese ink art. more
L to R: Vikram Channa, Xu Bing, and Dr. Agnes Hsu-Tang at Asia Society Hong Kong on May 8, 2014. (Asia Society Hong Kong)

New Discovery Series Asks: What is 'Chineseness'?

A new series from the Discovery Channel about contemporary Chinese identity marked its premiere at Asia Society Hong Kong Center. more

Rirkrit Tiravanija: A Platform for 'Coming Together'

The Thai artist discusses ideas surrounding art and political agency, particularly with regard to his "Demonstrations" drawings. more

Okwui Enwezor: 'I Always Had ... a Change Agenda'

Acclaimed curator Okwui Enwezor shares a few thoughts on the role of the curator in the 21st century. more

Art in a Transnational World (Complete)

Okwui Enwezor, Rirkrit Tiravanija, and Asia Society's Melissa Chiu look at current issues in international contemporary art. more