A Dubliner’s Collection of Asian Art
The Albert Bender Exhibition
’A Dubliner’s Collection of Asian Art: The Albert Bender Exhibition’ opened at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks in November 2008.
Since its opening it has helped bring to the public’s attention (both Irish and international) this highly important Asian art collection given to the National Museum during the 1930s by the great Irish-American Albert Bender.
On exhibition in the National Museum, Kildare Street up to the early 1970s, this is, however, the first significant modern display of objects from the collection in over three decades.
You can view a few of the outstanding examples of Asian art on display in the exhibition via the links below, but why stop there? Come and discover this beautiful collection for yourself.
Dr. Audrey Whitty, Curator
Buy the book
Now available in the Museum online shop, a book to accompany the exhibition:
The Albert Bender Collection of Asian Art in the National Museum of Ireland
Monograph Series 6
Written by Dr Audrey Whitty
208 pages hardback
Size: 300 x 220 mm
Buy the book online
Read more about Albert Bender