Discover Asia through the eyes of the Met's incomparable curatorial staff. This series delves into the remarkable diversity and richness of the continent's cultural traditions as reflected in one of the finest and most comprehensive art collections in the world.
"How New Yorkers Brought Asia to the Met: A Brief History"
Maxwell K. Hearn, Douglas Dillon Chairman, Department of Asian Art, MMA
"Treasures from the Roof of the World: Rereading the Arts of Nepal and Tibet"
John Guy, Florence and Herbert Irving Curator of the Arts of South and Southeast Asia, Department of Asian Art, MMA
Recorded October 1, 2015
Presented in celebration of the one-hundredth anniversary of the Department of Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.