Contemporary Asian art is new and exciting. Art historian, Alison Carroll, shows how Asian art came out of a century scarred by national independence struggles and bolstered by emerging economies. It came from an Asia where new ideas clashed with traditional ways.
Join Alison as she travels the world, talking with artists in their studios and visiting museums. We go behind the scenes exploring storerooms and vaults, seeing key works from the 20th century that shaped Asian art. The vibrant art from Asia amazes us. It is now time to understand it.