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"Iran Modern" cocurator Layla Diba (L) giving an exhibition tour at the members opening. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

Photos: 'Iran Modern' Opening Reception

Asia Society Museum marked the opening of "Iran Modern" with a festive reception attended by hundreds of members and supporters along with some of the artists themselves. more
"Iran Modern" cocurator Fereshteh Daftari at Asia Society New York on Sept. 10, 2013. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

Fereshteh Daftari Opens a Discussion on Modern Art from Iran

Cocurator's insight into the pioneering work of Iranian artists in the mid-20th century. more

Inside Asia Society's 'Iran Modern' Exhibition

Asia Society Museum's Melissa Chiu offers insights into the exhibition Iran Modern, on view at Asia Society Museum in New York City through January 5, 2014. more

Introducing Asia Society Museum's 'Iran Modern'

Enjoy a teaser montage of Asia Society Museum's exhibition "Iran Modern," featuring diverse works from painters, photographers, sculptors, and designers of pre-revolution Iran. more

Video: 'Light Before Dawn' Artists Illuminate Work in Exhibition

"Light Before Dawn" artists provide further insights into the exhibition. more
Sopheap Pich, "Cycle 2, Version 3" (2008). (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Photos: Authenticity, 'Elemental Forms' Set Cambodian Artist Sopheap Pich Apart

Bansie Vasvani analyzes the distinctive qualities of the artist's work, now on view as part of New York City's "Season of Cambodia" festival. more
Japanese artist Mariko Mori gave a special performance for the gala. (Eric Powell/Asia Society)

Photos: Asia Society Museum's Hong Kong Art Gala

International artists, art-world dignitaries, and powerhouse collectors converge on inaugural event. more

May 18: Celebrate Art Museum Day at Asia Society with Free Admission

Free admission to all visitors on Saturday, May 18. more
Imran Qureshi working on his site-specific painting at Asia Society Museum in 2009. (Asia Society/Bill Swersey)

Multimedia: Artist Imran Qureshi Creates 'Dialogue' in Site-Specific Installations

As the acclaimed Pakistani artist returns to New York City with a major new installation, a look back at his work for Asia Society Museum in 2009. more
Yasuo Kuniyoshi in his studio at 20 East 14th Street in New York City on October 31, 1940. (Max Yavno/W.P.A./Archives of American Art)

For Heritage Month, Remembering 'One of a Kind' Painter Yasuo Kuniyoshi

An "enemy alien" during WWII, he later became the first living American painter to get a solo exhibition at the Whitney. more