The art of Asia

This area explores art from the Neolithic to the Present from East Asia (China, etc.), South Asia (India, etc.), and Southeast Asia (Cambodia, etc.).

















Drum from Sông Đà, Vietnam. Đông Sơn II culture. Mid-1st millennium BCE. Bronze.
The Đông Sơn drum developed an important status in Southeast Asia and they can be considered one of the first animated objects of the Bronze Age.

Đông Sơn Drums









Sculptures from the ancient region of Gandhara are notable for their expression of Buddhist faith and unique combination of stylistic influences.

Gandharan Sculpture