''Treasures of Asian Art: A Rockefeller Legacy''

The Rockerfeller family is associated not only with extreme wealth, but also with some of the finest art collections in America — in the case of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III, an especially impressive collection of traditional Asian works. The Houston exhibition “Treasures of Asian Art: A Rockefeller Legacy” includes some 60 works drawn from that collection, which is housed in the Asia Society Museum in New York.

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Asia Society Texas Center

1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004

Category: Community Venues

Region: Greenway Plaza

One highlight of the exhibit is Krishna Dancing on Kaliya, a Chola-era Indian sculpture which captures the Hindu deity conquering the naga. There are also several sculptures from East and Southeast Asia that illustrate the changes in Buddha imagery over the centuries as the belief spread throughout the region. Chinese art on display includes a ewer from the Ming era. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Through September 16. Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore. For information, call 713-496-9901 or visit www.asiasociety.org/texas.
Tuesdays-Sundays. Starts: April 14. Continues through Sept. 16, 2012

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