Fire Over Earth:
The unrivalled ceramic traditions of East and Southeast Asia are underpinned by the region's abundance of clays and other fusible materials. In China, earth (clay) was regarded, along with fire, as two of the "five elements of the cosmos." This exhibition, comprising more than fifty pieces drawn from the Asia Society's Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller Collection, explores the technology and artistry of Chinese ceramics and those of the adjacent regions -- Japan, Korea, Thailand and Vietnam -- from the third millennium B.C.E. to the 18th century.
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Tuesday through Saturday 12:30 P.M. (Thursday also at 6:30 P.M.)
Sunday 2:30 P.M.
$4 general admission $2 students and senior citizens
Free admission Thursday 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.
Free to members at all times.
For more information, the public should call (212) 517-ASIA.