Masterpieces from the Asia Society Museum Collection

5 March–4 August 2019

Exhibition Overview

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Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in the Form of Khasarpana Lokeshvara. India, Bengal. Pala period (8th-12th century), late 11th-early 12th century. Phyllite. H. 54 3/4 x W. 30 x D. 13 in. Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.39.

This exhibition features a selection of the finest artworks from the renowned Asia Society Museum Collection. Included are Chinese, Korean, and Japanese ceramics; Indian and Cambodian sculpture; and sculptures from South and Southeast Asia and the Himalayas that show the varied imagery associated with the transmission of Buddhism across the region.

(Photograph by Synthescape.)

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