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Agenda Saturday October 10 2020

Lecture by Alexandra Green

Dr Alexandra Green, curator Southeast Asian Art of the British Museum, will give a lecture about Sir Stamford Raffles' collection. The lecture will be in English.

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News May 20, 2019

Aziz Bassoul, ‘Splendour of Khmer Iconography’

Over the last 15 years, Mr Bassoul's concentration has been on Khmer iconography and he has come to the conclusion that the Khmer sculptures presented to the public by the major world museums, despite their significant interest, were not enough to cover the much wider spectrum of Khmer iconography.

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Asian Art Society in the Netherlands

The Royal Asian Art Society in the Netherlands was founded on 29 June 1918 by engineer and art connoisseur H.F.E. Visser (1890-1965) and collector and antiquarian G.J. Verburgt. Their goal was to disclose high-quality Asian art to a wider audience, to create interest in it and to stimulate academic research in the field of Asian art.

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Activities

Lecture by Alexandra Green

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The Collection

AK-MAK-1728- Summer landscape

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Friends

Become a member of the Royal Asian Art Society in the Netherlands and become a friend of its splendid collection of Asian Art.

  • Free admission to the Rijksmuseum
  • Three issues of the magazine Aziatische Kunst every year and a monthly digital newsletter
  • Exclusive invitations for lectures, meetings and activities
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Quote of the month

“We recognize the distinctness of Asian art when we turn to its traditional forms, recognize it as Japanese, Chinese and Indian, even Balinese or Thai.”

— F. Sionil Jose
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