The question of questions: What happens to us after we die? Is there a netherworld into which we depart after our physical form disintegrates? And if so, how might its dangers be successfully navigated? Hell: Arts of Asian Underworlds reveals visual answers Asian artists have provided for these eternal human riddles.
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Image: Newly Published Comic Picture of Cats (Shinpan neko no giga) (detail), 1883, by Utagawa Yoshifuji (Japanese, 1828–1887). Meiji period (1868–1912). Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper. Susan L. and C. J. Peters. Photography by Tom Dubrock.