All posts tagged “Asia Society Museum

Xiaoze Xie: Objects of Evidence at Asia Society Museum, September 10, 2019 – January 5, 2020

“Asia Society presents an exhibition of paintings, installation, photography, and video by Xiaoze Xie (b. 1966 in Guangdong Province, China) tracing the history of banned books in China and exploring the subjectivity of censorship in relation to the shifting nature of sociopolitical and religious ideologies. Born on the cusp of the Cultural Revolution, Xiaoze Xie experienced the… Read More

After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History, at Asia Society Museum in New York, September 8, 2017 – January 21, 2018

“Asia Society Museum presents a timely exhibition exploring artistic practice as a response to social and political change through the works of seven contemporary artists and one artist group from three Southeast Asian countries: Indonesia, Myanmar, and Vietnam. Works of sculpture, photography, video, and mixed-media installation reflect how political transition in each… Read More

Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms at Asia Society Museum in New York, September 11, 2015 – January 3, 2016

“The exhibition showcases recently excavated objects that highlight the prosperity and achievements of the little-known Philippine Kingdoms that flourished long before the Spanish discovered the region and colonized it. Comprising approximately 120 objects from the tenth through thirteenth century, the exhibition demonstrates sophisticated gold-working techniques developed during this period. The vast majority of works in… Read More