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Opportunities and Perspectives in Collecting Asian Art: A Panel Discussion

February 21, 2020

Americans have a long tradition of collecting Asian art, and through their support have made our cultural institutions world leaders in the fields of Chinese, Japanese, Indian, and Himalayan art. With interest surging in these areas, it is most timely that Asia Week New York presented an important panel discussion entitled Opportunities and Perspectives in Collecting Asian Art at The Winter Show on Sunday, January 26th, 2020, at the Park Avenue Armory, in New York.

Matthew Welch, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, Minneapolis Institute of Art, moderated the panel of five prominent experts, who explored the current market dynamics and provided insights into the remarkable opportunities for collecting Asian art. The participants were:
•    Dessa Goddard, Vice President, Head, U.S. Asian Art Group, Bonhams
•    Jeffrey Horvitz, collector and museum patron
•    James J. Lally, gallery owner, J.J. Lally & Co. and Chinese art specialist
•    Joan B. Mirviss, gallery owner and Japanese art specialist
•    Christina Yu Yu, Matsutaro Shoriki Chair, Art of Asia, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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