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Asian Art Museum – San Francisco

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The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, also known as the Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture, contains a comprehensive Asian art collection with more than 18,000 works of art in its permanent collection.

The collection covers all major Asian countries and traditions, with a focus on South Asia, Iran and Central Asia, Southeast Asia, the Himalayas, China, Korea and Japan.

The Masterpieces of the Asian Art Museum include:

Further information about the De Young is available via the following links:

Essential Facts:

  • Name:                   Asian Art Museum
  • City:                       San Francisco
  • Country:               United States
  • Established:        1966
  • Type:                    Art Museum
  • Locations:           200 Larkin St, San Francisco, USA

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