The Sapporo Snow Festival in northernmost Hokkaido prefecture renders Japan's most famous cultural exports in beautiful works of art.
A cat sits poised with her piercing gaze in Hua Hin, Thailand on September 5, 2013. (Beam Borwonputtikun/Flickr)
A group children in the streets of New Delhi, India on September 8, 2013. (New Dehlices/Flickr)
Laser lights brighten the night sky in Putrajaya, Malaysia on August 30, 2013. (Jeffrey Goh/Flickr)
Traditional henna adorns a woman's hand in Singapore on September 2, 2013. (Edelman APACMEA/Flickr)
The sun rises over the calm waters of Bali, Indonesia on August 31, 2013. (Pandu Adnyana/Flickr)
Sunlight breaks through the clouds over the hills of Hualian, Taiwan on August 25, 2013. (kes s/Flickr)
Asia Society Museum's latest exhibition, Iran Modern, explores art in pre-revolution Iran, focusing on the innovative, cosmopolitan era of the 1950s, 60s and 70s.
Paths cross at a glitzy intersection in Shanghai, China on August 20, 2013. (SimonQ/Flickr)
Two colorfully dressed women take in the view of Lao Chai Province, Vietnam on August 31, 2013. (Mattia Boero/Flickr)