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The Collection in Context presents the Asia Society's collection of nearly three hundred works of art in their historical and cultural context. The core of the collection was donated by Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd and includes masterworks from South, Southeast, and East Asia, dating from 2000 B.C.E. to the 19th century, reflecting the great achievements and wide diversity of Asian arts and cultures.

View some of the treasures of the Asia Society collection.

Watch a self-running slide show of collection highlights narrated by Vishakha Desai, President of the Asia Society.

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Teacher Resources: Asian Art Outlook

The Religious Life of the Object in Hinduism

Buddhist Art and the Trade Routes

Exhibition: Imperial Elegance

Three Himalayan Sculptures

Exhibition: Images of the Divine

Exhibition: The Rockefeller Collection In Focus: Jizo Bosatsu
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