Treasures of Asian Art
Selections from the Mr and Mrs John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection of the Asia Society, New York

The Mr and Mrs John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection of Asian Art, which forms the basis of the permanent collection of the Asia Society Galleries, New York, has long been known to specialists and enthusiasts of Asian art throughout the world. Universally described as ‘gemlike’, the collection comprises masterpieces from cultures stretching from Pakistan to Japan and Java.

This extraordinary exhibition demonstrates the great art traditions of Asia through 85 important artworks drawn from this collection, from sculptures and ceramics to prints and paintings.


12 Mar 200310 May 2003 NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road