Asian art spans countless brilliant works, from delicate ancient Chinese porcelain to vibrant miniature paintings of Mughal-era India. Immerse yourself in this rich and diverse heritage with the titles in the Musebooks Asian Art section, each of which has been carefully selected to best showcase the artistic traditions of the Asian world in rich detail. These stunning books take a look at major works from antiquity to the contemporary.

 

Explore the art of Asia with one of these top picks.

Chinese Porcelain ($5)

Enameled floral vases, blue and white Ming dynasty bottles, antique glazed brush holders... Chinese Porcelain offers a scintillating tour of the field’s history accented by exceptional images of some spectacular pieces.

 

Tibetan Buddhist Art ($20)

Centering on a 17th-century set of colorful manuscripts and the scriptures they hold, the catalogue Oṃ-maṇi-padme-hūṃ presents rare treasures of Tibetan Buddhist art from the National Palace Museum in Taipei.

 

Art of India ($5)

Celebrate the Mughal dynasty’s love of all things artistic in Art of India. This book charts the most amazing masterpieces produced between the 16th and early 19th centuries at the behest of the Mughal rulers.

 

Contemporary Chinese Art ($14.99)

Charting the evolution of the contemporary art scene in China from the 1970s to 2000s, Contemporary Chinese Art: Primary Documents features such key texts as artists’ manifestos and interviews alongside numerous illustrations.

 

Looking for more art from China, India, and beyond?

Peruse the full selection in the special Musebooks section for Asian art here.