Art by Asian Americans

SAAM has more than 450 works by over one-hundred artists of Asian descent in its collections, including works by modern masters Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Chiua Obata, and Isamu Noguchi. Contemporary artists in the collection include Roger Shimomura, Masami Teraoka, and Jean Shin.

New Media artworks feature the works—and archives—of international video artist Nam June Paik, who was born in South Korea and had a long relationship with the American Art museum.

1993
oil on wood panels
2002
glazed porcelain
1995
fifty-one channel video installation (including one closed-circuit television feed), custom electronics, neon lighting, steel and wood; color, sound
1998
blown glass with lampworked inclusions
1995
eight-channel video installation with custom electronics; color, sound
1989
natural, stained and painted wood
1934
oil on canvas
1967
Arni marble
1920
oil on canvas
1954
wire and wood
1948
cast polyester resin
1953
wood: sabicu and ebony