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Artist Talk: CYJO (Complete)

The 'Portraiture Now' artist joined Asia Society Texas Center for a lively discussion about her work and looking beyond stereotypes. more
Catalogue cover for the exhibition "Perspectives 180—Unifinished Country: New Video from China," on view at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.

Video Art Offers Window Into China in Transition

In tandem with an exhibit at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Asia Society showcases work of leading video artists. more

Alison Klayman on Ai Weiwei (Complete)

Alison Klayman, director of the documentary "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry," discusses her experience with the iconoclastic artist/activist. more
Natsumi Hayashi levitates in front of a public drinking fountain in her image "May 6, 2011." (Natsumi Hayashi)

Interview: Tokyo Photographer Reaches New Heights in 'Levitation' Self-Portraits

Japanese photographer Natsumi Hayashi redefines "levitation" photography in her self-portrait project. more
A woman walks past the world's largest triptych ever, produced by painter Zao Wou-ki and displayed at the Christie's Hong Kong Spring Auction preview in Hong Kong on May 26, 2005. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

Asia Society Hong Kong Event Honors Zao Wou-ki, a Global Artist Ahead of His Time

Scholar Melissa Walt explains what makes Zao Wou-ki one of the pre-eminent modern Chinese artists. more
A still from Ai Weiwei's "Grass Mud Horse Style." (Ai Weiwei's Twitter, @aiww)

Video: Ai Weiwei Parodies 'Gangnam Style,' Confuses Pundits

The world-famous Chinese artist and provocateur infuses his Gangnam Style parody with some (possibly) dark humor. more
L to R: Artist Atul Dodiya and  Bunty Chand, Executive Director Asia Society India Centre. (Asia Society India Centre)

Atul Dodiya: 'Finding Inspiration Everywhere'

In conversation with a leading contemporary artist in his state-of-the-art Ghatkopar studio. more
(Kip Fulbeck, 2006)

What Are You?

Interactive booth at Texas Contemporary Art Fair Oct. 19–21 provides chance to be part of a thought-provoking exhibition. more
Lin Tianmiao: 'Gazing Back - procreating (outdoor),' 2009. Polyurea, automotive paint, television recordings. (Lin Tianmiao)

Interview: Lin Tianmiao on Art, Influence, and 'Bodily Reaction' as Inspiration

Lin Tianmiao offers insights into her influences and work, and shares her perspective on the "Chinese-ness" of contemporary Chinese art. more

Pioneers: Two Decades of New Asian Art (Complete)

Holland Cotter and Vishakha Desai reflect on the last two decades of contemporary Asian art, and consider potential next directions. more