John Guy is the Senior Curator of the Arts of South and Southeast Asia at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and an elected Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries London (2003) and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2016). He has curated numerous international art exhibitions and published widely, including Oriental Trade Ceramics in South-East Asia. Ninth to Sixteenth Centuries (OUP 1986), Ceramic Traditions of South-East Asia (OUP 1989), Indian Art and Connoisseurship (1995), South East Asia and China: Art, Commerce and Interaction (ed. 1996), Woven Cargoes. Indian Textiles in the East (1998), Indian Temple Sculpture (2007), Wonder of the Age. Master Painters of India (co-author 2011), Interwoven Globe. The Worldwide Textile Trade (co-author 2013), Lost Kingdoms. Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia (2014), Art & Independence. Y.G. Srimati and the Indian Style (2019) and most recently, Tree & Serpent. Early Buddhist Art of Southern India (2023), to accompany a major exhibition at The Met, July to November, 2023.