Fall Exhibition Preview

Though Asia Society Museum has been closed for installation, our fall exhibitions open to the public on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. If you are a member of Asia Society, you are cordially invited to the members-only opening reception and lecture on Monday, September 9. Find out more about joining as a member.


Opening September 10, 2019

Xiaoze Xie. Chinese Library No. 62, 2017
Xiaoze Xie. Chinese Library No. 62, 2017. Oil on canvas. H. 60 x W. 60 in. (152 x 152 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Chambers Fine Art. Photography courtesy of the artist.

Xiaoze Xie: Objects Of Evidence 

Xiaoze Xie’s most recent work focuses on banned books across mediums to examine the subjectivity of censorship in relation to shifting sociopolitical and religious ideologies.

Wang Dongling: Ink In Motion
The artist creating Laozi, Dao De Jing, Chapter I & II at “Ink in Motion: Calligraphy by Wang Dongling” at Asia Society New York on March 2, 2018.

Wang Dongling: Ink In Motion 

The exhibition marks the first public presentation of Wang Dongling’s Laozi, Dao De Jing, Chapter I & II, a large-scale calligraphy work created for Asia Society Museum by one of the most celebrated living calligraphers from China.

Laksmi detail
Lakshmi (Kichijoten). Japan. Possibly Meiji Period (1868–1912). Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk. Image only, H. 46 x W. 21 3/4 in. (116.8 x 55.2 cm). Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.208. Photograph by Synthescape

In Focus: Lakshmi

This exhibition explores the importance and worship of Lakshmi, a beloved goddess, and consort of the god Vishnu, who is part of the complex Hindu belief that originated in India.