Asian Art Museum

Asian Art Museum is the usual name for a number of museums, including:

  • The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
  • The Asiatic Museum in Saint Petersburg
  • The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, located on the National Mall in Washington DC

Famous quotes containing the words asian, art and/or museum:

    We are not about to send American boys 9 or 10,000 miles away from home to do what Asian boys ought to be doing for themselves.
    Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973)

    ... one of art photography’s most vigorous enterprises—[is] concentrating on victims, on the unfortunate—but without the compassionate purpose that such a project is expected to serve.
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    When I go into a museum and see the mummies wrapped in their linen bandages, I see that the lives of men began to need reform as long ago as when they walked the earth. I come out into the streets, and meet men who declare that the time is near at hand for the redemption of the race. But as men lived in Thebes, so do they live in Dunstable today.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)