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Asia Week 2017 at Asia Society Museum

Asia Week 2017 at Asia Society Museum

Asia Week New York, March 9-18, 2017, is a collaboration among museums, galleries, auction houses, Asian art specialists, and enthusiasts hosting exhibitions, previews, and special programs throughout the city, attracting visitors from around the world.

Four-lobed oval box with deer and lion. Tang dynasty. Partly gilded silver. H. 1 x W. 3 1/2 x D. 2 1/2 in. 2005.1.00865

Four-lobed oval box with deer and lion. Tang dynasty. Partly gilded silver. H. 1 x W. 3 1/2 x D. 2 1/2 in. 2005.1.00865

Changsha ewers trapped in a coral concretion on the top of the wreck mound. Photography by Michael Flecker

Changsha ewers trapped in a coral concretion on the top of the wreck mound. Photography by Michael Flecker

Internationally-recognized artist *Lee Ufan* joins *Michelle Yun*, Asia Society Museum Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, in conversation about his recent work. The artist will discuss his sculptural works in clay, created during a residency at the esteemed porcelain company Manufacture de Sèvres, and how this medium has allowed the artist to continue his explorations of space, time, and materiality.

(L to R) Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the 6th BRICS Summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, on July 15, 2014. (Yasuyoshi Chiba/Getty Images)

(L to R) Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the 6th BRICS Summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, on July 15, 2014. (Yasuyoshi Chiba/Getty Images)

Over the past decade, regulations related to art acquisition and transport across borders have become increasingly complex. Join *Adriana Proser*, John H. Foster senior curator for traditional Asian art; *Clare McGowan*, senior registrar and collections manager at Asia Society; and *Sharon Flescher*, executive director of the International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR), as they discuss steps that can be taken to become an educated art consumer in today’s world. The program will include a presentation by Dr. Flescher on new IFAR resources that help collectors research provenance and navigate the increasingly complex and abundant body of legislation and case law regarding the acquisition and ownership of artworks.

Monumental ewer with incised floral lozenges and clouds. Tang dynasty. Glazed stoneware with copper green splashes over white slip. H. 40 1/2 x W. 9 x D. 10 1/4 in. (102 x 23 x 26 cm). 2005.1.00900

Monumental ewer with incised floral lozenges and clouds. Tang dynasty. Glazed stoneware with copper green splashes over white slip. H. 40 1/2 x W. 9 x D. 10 1/4 in. (102 x 23 x 26 cm). 2005.1.00900

Shiva as Nataraja (Lord of the Dance). Chola period, 12th century. India, Tamil Nadu. Copper alloy. Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.29

Shiva as Nataraja (Lord of the Dance). Chola period, 12th century. India, Tamil Nadu. Copper alloy. Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.29

March 7 through June 4, 2017

This exhibition brings the precious contents of a shipwreck discovered off Belitung Island in the Java Sea to American audiences for the first time. Media preview on Monday, March 6 at 10 a.m. Related exhibition programs.

Court Lady. Tang period (618–906), 8th century. North China. Earthenware with multicolored lead glazes and traces of pigment (sancai ware). H. 14 1/8 x W. 5 3/4 x D. 5 1/8 in. (35.9 x 14.6 x 13 cm). Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.113. Photography by Synthescape

Court Lady. Tang period (618–906), 8th century. North China. Earthenware with multicolored lead glazes and traces of pigment (sancai ware). H. 14 1/8 x W. 5 3/4 x D. 5 1/8 in. (35.9 x 14.6 x 13 cm). Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.113. Photography by Synthescape

March 7 through June 4, 2017 

This presentation of exquisite gold and silver objects, sancai ceramics, and stoneware from the Asia Society Museum Collection showcases the artistry of Tang Dynasty China.

Flask. Ming period, early 15th century (probably Yongle era, 1403–1424). China, Jiangxi Province. Porcelain painted with underglaze cobalt blue (Jingdezhen ware). H. 18½ x W. 14⅜ x D. 5⅞ in. (47 x 36.5 x 25 cm). Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.160. Photography by Synthescape, courtesy of Asia Society

Flask. Ming period, early 15th century (probably Yongle era, 1403–1424). China, Jiangxi Province. Porcelain painted with underglaze cobalt blue (Jingdezhen ware). H. 18½ x W. 14⅜ x D. 5⅞ in. (47 x 36.5 x 25 cm). Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.160. Photography by Synthescape, courtesy of Asia Society

Through April 16, 2017

Three single-channel video works by acclaimed Indonesian contemporary artist *Eko Nugroho* from the Asia Society Museum Collection. A site-specific mural by Nugoho is concurrently on view in the lobby.

Eko Nugroho. Bercerobong (Like a Chimney), 2002. Single-channel animation with sound. Duration: 2 minutes. Asia Society, New York: Gift of Dr. Michael I. Jacobs, 2011.4

Eko Nugroho. Bercerobong (Like a Chimney), 2002. Single-channel animation with sound. Duration: 2 minutes. Asia Society, New York: Gift of Dr. Michael I. Jacobs, 2011.4

Eko Nugroho. Let Me Love Me, 2004. Single-channel animation with sound. Duration: 2 minutes, 11 seconds. Asia Society, New York: Gift of Dr. Michael I. Jacobs, 2009.2

Eko Nugroho. Let Me Love Me, 2004. Single-channel animation with sound. Duration: 2 minutes, 11 seconds. Asia Society, New York: Gift of Dr. Michael I. Jacobs, 2009.2

Through January 7, 2018

A selection of the finest artworks from the renowned Asia Society Museum Collection.

About Asia Society

Asia Society is the leading educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context. Across the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and policy, the Society provides insight, generates ideas, and promotes collaboration to address present challenges and create a shared future. Asia Society has centers in Hong Kong, Houston, and New York, and offices in Los Angeles, Manila, Mumbai, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Sydney, and Washington, D.C.

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