Show All 6 Results Text Only. Find objects by culture or country, and filter results to see only objects currently on view at the AMNH. Label information only; no descriptions. A curriculum packet based on the museum's collection of Asian art, which is "particularly rich in art from the Indian subcontinent.
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All six works have in-depth descriptions. Find objects by culture or country, and filter results to see only objects currently on view at the AMNH. Label information only; no descriptions. The Art of Sotatsu. Japan, early s. Pair of six-panel folding screens. Ink, color, gold, and silver on paper.
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The Department of Asian Art fulfills a unique role at The Met by representing the artistic achievements of six major cultural traditions that encompass 5, years of history, half the world's population, more than twenty modern nations, and a vast region that ranges from Afghanistan, the Indian subcontinent, and Southeast Asia across the Himalayas to China, Korea, and Japan. The Met's collection of Asian art—more than 35, objects, ranging in date from the third millennium B. Each of the many civilizations of Asia is represented by outstanding works, providing an unrivaled experience of the artistic traditions of nearly half the world. We at The Met want to do our part to make Asia more accessible by celebrating the ways in which the past continues to inform and enrich the present. We invite you to share in that adventure by exploring this page.