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2017 Edition

Asia Week Returns to New York

The Editor at Large (January 27, 2017)

Asia Week, the 10-day fair celebrating Asian art and culture, will unfold March 9 to 18. A total of 50 galleries from around the world will participate, including 13 that are new this year.

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With Its Largest Roster of 51 World-Renowned Galleries, Asia Week New York Heads Into 2017 Stronger Than Ever

ARTFIXdaily (December 13, 2016)

The Asia Week New York Association announces that 51 international galleries and 5 auction houses will participate in Asia Week New York 2017, the ten-day celebration of Asian art and culture that spans the metropolitan region from March 9 through 18, 2017.

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Asia Week New York, a Global Hub for Art Lovers in Spring 2017

The Epoch Times (December 13, 2016)

Come spring next year, New York will become the hub for Asian art. Connoisseurs, collectors, scholars, art lovers, and enthusiasts will want to trek to 51 international galleries, five auction houses, and The Met’s 54 Asian art galleries taking part in Asia Week New York from March 9–18, 2017.

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2016 Edition

Editorial

Arts of Asia (April 2016)

It was a pleasure to see Dr Thomas P. Campbell, director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Dr Maxwell K. Hearn, Douglas Dillon Chairman of the Department of Asian Art, at the Asia Week New York reception on March 14th, 2016.

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Haute Pro Tips: Buying Asian Art In NYC

Haute Living (April 4, 2016)

Is now the moment to buy Asian Art? If you’re a value investor, it may well be.

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Asia Week New York Nets $130 Million

AFAnews.com (March 30, 2016)

Asia Week New York, which ran from March 10-19 this year, garnered $130 million during its ten-day run.

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Asian Art Week in New York

Voice of America NY (March 29, 2016) – in Persian

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Market for Chinese Art Is Increasingly in China

The New York Times (March 25, 2016)

There is one area of collecting that is still capable of setting exceptional prices, seemingly regardless of where it is being sold or what is happening in the world: historic Chinese art.

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Asia Week New York

China Press (March 25, 2016) – in Chinese

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Asia Week NYC, Full of Surprises

AAD (March 24, 2016)

Fresh on the heels of Art Asia Week (which is really 10 days) in NY, the questions started coming…how did the slowdown in China and other Asian countries affect the market for Asian Objects in New York? Were sales affected at the auctions? At the galleries?

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Asia Week New York Rings Up $130M In Total Sales

SheShiLuxury (March 24, 2016)

Asia Week New York – the ten-day Asian art extravaganza – which concluded on March 19, 2016 achieved $130 million in total sales.

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Art week undaunted by lower sales

China Daily (March 23, 2016)

Economies will fluctuate, but Chinese art has staying power, according to one gallery owner.

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Looking Back on Asia Week New York, the Annual Meetup for Asian Art Enthusiasts

Barnebys.fr (March 23, 2016) – in French

For its 8th edition, Asia Week New York has once again riveted visitors with a presentation of superb objects.

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Asia Week New York 2016 Achieves $130 Million In Total Art Sales

Fashion Times (March 23, 2016)

Asia Week New York, the 10-day annual Asian art event, concluded with $130 million in total sales.

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New York auctions paint somber picture of Chinese art buyers

Reuters (March 22, 2016)

Wealthy Chinese art collectors had driven art sales skyward in recent years for Chinese and Western art, such as the Modigliani nude that was bought by an anonymous Chinese buyer last year for $170.4 million, the second highest price ever paid at auction.

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Asia Week New York Rings Up $130 Million in Total Sales

ARTFIXdaily (March 22, 2016)

From the minute the 45 international galleries of Asia Week New York opened their doors on March 10, a whirlwind of activities swept the city. 

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Asia Week New York, with 45 international galleries particpating, rings up $130 million in total sales

artdaily.org (March 22, 2016)

Asia Week New York—the ten-day Asian art extravaganza—which concluded on March 19, 2016 achieved $130 million in total sales. 

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ASIA WEEK NEW YORK 2016 - BIAPAL Picks # 5: Nicholas Grindley

BIAPAL (March 21, 2016)

Nicholas Grindley presents a screen painting by Chen Xiang 陳翔 (1628-1698 or later).

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ASIA WEEK NEW YORK 2016 - BIAPAL Picks #4: Sanjay Kapoor

BIAPAL (March 19, 2016)

Sanjay Kapoor presents a Bodhisattva, Nepal, 14th century.

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Asia Week New York Showcases Chinese Culture

chinaqw.com (March 17, 2016)

For the seventh edition of Asia Week New York, the organization held a big reception at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (in Chinese)

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The Week in Art: Asia Week Highlights and Art Production Fund Gala

artnet (March 18, 2016)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual kickoff for Asia Week, held Monday, March 14, saw over 650 well-heeled art lovers, many in Asian-inspired garb, exploring the museum's 101-year-old Asian art department after hours.

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If it’s March, it must be Asia Week

India Abroad (March 18, 2016)

Over the past few years, March in New York has come to be associated with Asia Week New York for art lovers.

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The Moment Between Seasons

New York Social Diary (March 17, 2015)

It's Asia Week in New York these past few days, and its official organization, Asia Week New York, and  The Metropolitan Museum of Art co-hosted a reception this past Monday at the Met to celebrate the 2016 edition of this special week currently underway all over town.

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Asia Week Kicks Off in New York

Sina (March 17, 2016)

(in Chinese)

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Asia Week Kicks Off in New York

gscn.com (March 17, 2016)

People from all over the world who love Asian art converged at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Asia Week New York reception. (in Chinese)

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ASIA WEEK NEW YORK 2016 - BIAPAL Picks #3: Kaikodo Gallery

BIAPAL (March 17, 2016)

Kaikodo Gallery presents a rare hanging scroll painting on silk - 15th-16th century.

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10 buzzy contemporary Asian works of art being offered at Asia Week New York

artdaily.org (March 16, 2016)

Though Asia Week New York overflows with ancient Asian works of art, don't think there aren't plenty of contemporary pieces, too. Asia Week New York is all about mingling the old with the new and synthesizing the back-then with the right-now.

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Asia Week 2016: March 10–19

Alice in Queens (March 16, 2016)

The 7th annual Asia Week New York  (March 10 – March 19), which is free and open to the public, is when 45 top-tier international galleries from Belgium, England, France, Germany, Italy Japan, Korea Switzerland, and the U.S. converge here to present millions of dollars worth of rare treasures from the Far East.

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Asia Week New York Kicks Off

art.china.cn (March 16, 2016)

On the evening of March 14, 2016, people from all over the world who love Asian art gathered at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (in Chinese)

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10 Buzzy Contemporary Asian Works of Art at Asia Week New York

ARTFIXdaily (March 15, 2016)

Asia Week New York is all about mingling the old with the new and synthesizing the back-then with the right-now.

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Collectors Converge for Asia Week New York Reception at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

SinovisionNet (March 15, 2016)

Click to watch video (in Chinese).

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Asia Week New York

NBC New York (March 15, 2016)

Lark Mason, chairman of Asia Week New York, sits down with Pei-Sze Cheng to talk about the many galleries and exhibits that will be featured at the upcoming Asia Week New York.

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ASIA WEEK NEW YORK 2016 - BIAPAL Picks #2: Walter Arader

BIAPAL (March 14, 2016)

Walter Arader presents a rare thangka representing Four Abbots of Ngor Monastery.

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Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

World Journal (March 14, 2016)

(in Chinese)

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New York's Annual Celebration of Asian Art is Underway

Apollo (March 14, 2016)

Here is a daring proposition: to consider Asia Week New York the Maastricht of Asian art. It may lack the gatekeeper judges but most of its nearly 50 participating dealers set their own exacting standards, are rigorous in selecting what they show, and are wonderfully generous with their deep knowledge.

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ASIA WEEK NEW YORK 2016 - BIAPAL Picks #1: Gisèle Croës

BIAPAL (March 13, 2016)

Gisele Croes presents a rare and large bronze Nao bell. Late Shang Dynasty.

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Asia Week Celebrates the Diversity of Asian Cultures Through Art

NY1 News (March 13, 2016)

This week, you don't need a passport to be transported to the Far East. You just need a MetroCard. Asia Week New York brings the world's top dealers, experts and institutions to the Upper East Side for an international celebration of all types of art originating from the other side of the world. 

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Chinese and Central Asian Textiles, Asia Week New York

HALI (March 11, 2016)

At Asia Week New York, 10-19 March 2016, both Alan Kennedy, formerly of Paris but now relocated to California, and Milan’s Carlo Cristi are showing textiles among other Asian art objects.

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Asia Week New York

Qiao Bao (March 11, 2016)

(in Chinese)

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6 Must-See Works at Asia Week New York 2016

BLOUIN ARTINFO (March 11, 2016)

Today in New York, a considerable cohort of dealers, buyers, and art lovers are converging on the Upper East Side for a frenzy of auctions, exhibitions, and receptions participating in Asia Week New York 2016 (AWNY), which runs March 10 through 19.

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New York fetes Eastern art during Asia Week

Luxury Daily (March 11, 2016)

New York’s Asia Week, which kicked off March 10, brings together auction houses, art galleries, museums and cultural institutions, giving attendees the opportunity to immerse themselves in the culture via open houses, auctions and exhibits. 

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Highlights From Asia Week

The New York Times (March 10, 2016)

Asia Week, the 10-day parade of exhibitions that arrives each spring from every corner of that continent, can seem like a parallel universe to the art world most often written about here.

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Asia Week New York opens with 45 extraordinary museum-quality exhibitions

artdaily.org (March 10, 2016)

Originating from every corner of the Asian continent, the artworks will be shown throughout Manhattan by international Asian art specialists starting March 10 through March 19. 

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Asia Week celebrates art, opens amid economic slowdown

CCTV America (March 10, 2016)

New York’s annual Asia Week kicks off Thursday. The 10-day festival brings together the world’s leading collectors and dealers of Asian art.

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Top Asia Week picks under $5000

examiner.com (March 10, 2016)

Asia Week is finally here! Quick on the heels of Armory Arts Week and the dozen shows that exhibited contemporary and modern art last weekend, Asia Week celebrates all things art from India, China, Japan and beyond.

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Your Go-To Guide for Asia Week New York

artnet (March 10, 2016)

Today marks the kick-off of Asia Week New York, and if you haven't made plans on how to tackle the ten-day affair, now is the time.

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Appetite for Asian Art Gets New York Taste Test

Barron's (March 9, 2016)

Asia Week New York’s far-flung festival of gallery sales and auctions - featuring everything from Chinese furniture to Indian miniature paintings, Korean contemporary art and Japanese ceramics - offers the first big test of the appetite for Asian art this year in the wake of China’s slowing economy.

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Market News

The Telegraph (March 8, 2016)

Among the exhibitions that comprise Asian Art Week in New York, the greatest preponderance of Indian art is not modern and contemporary but miniature paintings from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. 

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A Look At Asia Week New York’s Fascinating Evolution

incollect (March 7, 2016)

Asia Week New York has undergone a considerable transformation in the last twenty-plus years. Now a ten day Asian art extravaganza featuring forty-five of the city’s top Asian art specialists, five major auction houses, and sixteen museums and Asian cultural institutions, the event has seen its fair share of peaks and valleys.

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March Skyline

IN New York (March 6, 2016)

Hindu god Shiva and his wife, Parvati, goddess of love and fertility, have every reason to smile. They’re a star attraction during Asia Week, a celebration of Indian, Himalayan, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Southeast Asian art.

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Asian Art in New York

Antiques Trade Gazette (March 5, 2016)

A roster of 46 New York and international dealers take part in gallery shows around Manhattan this month.

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Asia Week New York

Apollo (March 5, 2016)

Carrying forth a mission to celebrate and promote Asian art in New York City, Asia Week New York is a collaboration of top-tier Asian art specialists, major auction houses, and world-renowned museums and Asian cultural institutions in the metropolitan New York area.

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Get Cultural During Asia Week New York

The Culture Trip (March 4, 2016)

Offering entertainment that’s as varied as its inhabitants, New York City is known for its multicultural attractions. This month, Asian art is in the spotlight, courtesy of Asia Week New York.

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Upcoming Asia Art Week

State of the Arts NYC (March 4, 2016)

The collaboration of 45 prominent international Asian art specialists, five major auction houses – Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle New York, iGavel, and Sotheby’s - and numerous museums and Asian cultural institutions, Asia Week New York is a ten day-long celebration filled with a non-stop schedule of simultaneous gallery open houses, Asian art auctions as well as numerous museum exhibitions, lectures, and special events.

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From Ancient to Contemporary, The World’s Leading Asian Art Experts Recommend Exceptional Works for Under $5,000

ARTFIXdaily (March 3, 2016)

“For the beginning collector, now is one of the best times ever to acquire gorgeous artworks at very attractive prices.” 

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Asia Week New York

Antiques and the Arts Weekly (March 3, 2016)

March 10 kicks off Asia Week New York, the ten-day extravaganza that animates this city with an array of prized Asian works of art.

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Asia Week New York 2016 : Exceptional Chinese Works Under $5,000

SheShiLuxury (March 9, 2015)

Although the Asian art market has been grabbing headlines in recent years for attaining one record price after another, many parts of that market are still undervalued, says Lark Mason, chairman of Asia Week New York, which runs from March 10 to 19. 

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The world's leading Asian art experts recommend exceptional works for under $5,000

artdaily.org (March 2, 2016)

Although the Asian art market has been grabbing headlines in recent years for attaining one record price after another, many parts of that market are still undervalued, says Lark Mason, chairman of Asia Week New York, which runs from March 10 to 19.

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Asia Week

Time Out New York (March 2, 2016)

A well-curated range of over 45 galleries and auction houses in Manhattan will be opening their doors to show off fantastic works of Asian art.

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Asia Week New York Galvanizes Asian Art Collectors And Connoisseurs With A Thrilling Profusion of Museum-Quality Exhibitions

She Shi (March 2, 2016)

March 10th kicks off Asia Week New York, the extraordinary ten-day extravaganza that animates New York with a glorious array of prized Asian works of art.

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Chinese Art Main Drawing Card for Chinese Buyers During Asia Week

The Epoch Times (March 1, 2016)

Over 20 individual galleries featuring Chinese art will participate in Asia Week New York 2016 (AWNY) under the auspices of Asia Week New York Association, Inc. alone, not counting museums and auction houses. It is the most important part of the season for any buyer of Chinese art anywhere, so it goes without saying that these collectors cannot miss AWNY.

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China's Slump Casts a Pall on Dealers of Asian Art

BloombergBusiness (February 25, 2016)

On March 10, the exhibition "Ancient Chinese Jade: From the Neolithic to the Han" will open at J.J. Lally & Co. on 57th Street to coincide with New York’s 2016 Asia Week. James Lally, the gallery’s owner, says he has already presold half of the 75 jade objects that make up the show. The pieces range from $5,000 to $500,000, but “the $500,000 pieces are the ones that went first,” he said.

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Asia Week New York

Everett Potter's Travel Report (February 24, 2016)

For the in-the-know or the inexperienced,  Asia Week New York is a marvel:  five auction houses and  45 international Asian art galleries  transform Manhattan  into a  once-a-year- showcase  for museum-quality exhibitions. “Asia Week New York, now celebrating its seventh anniversary, is more exciting than ever,” says Lark Mason, the 2016 Chairman.

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Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Asia Week New York Association co-host private reception

artdaily.org (February 18, 2016)

“We are delighted to co-host our reception with the Department of Asian Art of the Met,” says Lark Mason, chairman of Asia Week New York. “There isn’t a grander setting in which to celebrate our seventh year.”

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Ten-day Asia Week New York to kick off early next month

The Editor-at-Large (February 17, 2016)

Forty-five galleries will showcase painting, sculpture, bronzes, ceramics, jewelry, jade, textiles, prints and photographs from all over Asia from March 10 to 19 in New York.

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Don't Miss: March 2016 Events

nycgo.com (February 9, 2016)

Each venue will show works that represent the continent, and art dealers from around the world will display their collections during open houses throughout the week. 

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Celebrating Asia Week New York, The Department of Asian Art of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Asia Week New York Association Co-host Private Reception

ARTFIXdaily (February 9, 2016)

The Asia Week New York Association is pleased to announce that its annual invitation-only reception, celebrating the ten-day Asian art extravaganza that attracts international museum curators and collectors throughout New York every spring, will take place at The Metropolitan Museum on March 14, 2016.

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Asia Week New York

nycgo.com (February 2016)

For nine days, Asian art and culture take over New York City.

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Asia Week New York 2016 Press Reception

Asian in NY (January 5, 2016)

Asia Week New York held their kick-off reception at the  J.J. Lally & Co. with attendees including Lark Mason, Maxwell K. Hearn (The Metropolitan Museum of Art), James J. Lally (J.J.Lally &Co.), Margaret Tao (new Executive Director) and the New York Asia Week Planning Committee. 

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46 Galleries and 5 Auction Houses Sign on for Asia Week New York 2016

artnet (December 30, 2015)

The list of galleries participating in Asia Week New York 2016 is out, and no fewer than 46 international galleries have signed up for the annual ten-day celebration of Asian art and culture.

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Asia Week New York Announces 46 World-Renowned Galleries and 5 Auction Houses for its Celebration of Asian Art 2016

SheShiLuxury (December 30, 2015)

Says Lark Mason, Chairman of Asia Week New York: “For connoisseurs and collectors who want to immerse themselves fully in the wonders of the Far East, they know there is a once-a-year celebration that they must attend. And it’s no wonder. Asia Week combines top-flight galleries and world-renowned Asian art specialists for over a week of outstanding events and exhibitions – all sprinkled around the world’s most exhilarating city, New York!”

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Asia Week New York a Global High-Point for Collectors in Spring 2016

The Epoch Times (December 24, 2015)

New York may not be the first destination for Asian art in the world, but for those who seek the widest range of Asian art found in one city, New York is a must see destination, particularly during the annual Asia Week New York (AWNY) that takes place in March.

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2016 Asia Week Celebrates the Best of Asian Art

Lassi with Lavina (December 18, 2015)

With the new year lying ahead of us as an exciting blank slate to be filled in, it’s good to know that  you can pencil in some exciting art activities in the month of March! Yes, for all you Asian art lovers, March 10-19 is Asia Week, with its big celebration of Asian Art. 

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Asia Week New York Announces 46 World-Renowned Galleries and 5 Auction Houses for its 2016 Celebration of Asian Art

ARTFIXdaily (November 30, 2015)

The Asia Week New York Association announces that 46 international galleries and 5 auction houses will participate in Asia Week New York 2016, the nine-day celebration of Asian art and culture that spans the metropolitan region from March 10 through 19, 2016.
 
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China Syndrome: What’s In Store For The Antiques & Art Markets

Antiques and the Arts Weekly (October 26, 2015)

Antiques and The Arts Weekly reached out to several Asian art experts and asked about what past results may indicate about the future returns in the Chinese art market. 

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Asia Week New York Names a New Executive Director

AFANews (September 14, 2015)

Margaret Tao was named Executive Director of Asia Week New York, it was announced by Lark Mason, Chairman of Asia Week New York 2016. 

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Asia Week New York Names Executive Director

ArtForum (September 10, 2015)

Tao will lead strategies and operations for Asia Week, which showcases gallery open houses, Asian art auctions alongside numerous museum shows, talks, and special events, all staged by forty Asian art dealers, auction houses, and other venues.

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Margaret Tao Named Executive Director Of Asia Week New York

Antiques And The Arts Weekly (September 9, 2015)

Working with the group’s Asia Week Planning Committee of gallery and auction house representatives, Tao will oversee the strategies and operations necessary to continue raising Asia Week New York’s profile as a premier destination on the international Asian art calendar. 

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Margaret Tao Named Executive Director of Asia Week New York

ArtFixDaily (September 9, 2015)

"I look forward to building and expanding upon the superior standards Asia Week New York has thus far established under the stewardship of Noémie,” said Ms. Tao, whose involvement with the Association as its Administrative Coordinator started in 2011.

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Margaret Tao named Executive Director for Asia Week New York

ArtDaily (September 9, 2015)

"We are delighted that Margaret is our new Executive Director of Asia Week New York," said Mason. "Her extensive knowledge of the Asian art market will certainly enhance our visibility and broaden our reach to new collectors." 

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Margaret Tao named Executive Director for Asia Week New York

Dallas Art Dealers Association (September 9, 2015)

Margaret Tao was named Executive Director of Asia Week New York, it was announced by Lark Mason, Chairman of Asia Week New York 2016. 

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2015 Edition

Lark Mason Has Been Named the New Chairman of Asia Week New York

AFAnews.com (May 20, 2015)

“I am honored to follow Carol Conover as the new Chairman of Asia Week New York, and look forward to continuing the successful paths forged by her and her predecessors,” says Mr. Mason, founding director of iGavel.

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Lark Mason announced as chairman of Asia Week New York

Happening (May 19, 2015)

The new chairman, Lark Mason, is founding director of iGavel Auctions and former senior vice president of Chinese works of art at Sotheby’s. He is renowned for his knowledge of Asian art, and makes frequent appearances on PBS’ Antiques Roadshow.

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Art expert and appraiser Lark Mason named new Chairman of Asia Week New York

artdaily.org (May 15, 2015)

“I am honored to follow Carol Conover as the new Chairman of Asia Week New York, and look forward to continuing the successful paths forged by her and her predecessors,” says Mr. Mason, founding director of iGavel, the online international network of independently owned regional auction salesrooms, specializing in the sale of fine and decorative arts.

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Lark Mason Named Chairman of Asia Week New York

ARTFIXdaily (May 14, 2015)

Lark Mason has been designated the new Chairman of Asia Week New York—the collaboration of over 40 top-tier international Asian art specialists, five major auction houses, and numerous museums and Asian cultural institutions.

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Asia Week New York

Art & Collection (April 2015)

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The Dark Side of Buddhism

The Art Newspaper (April 1, 2015)

Objects from 13 Asian countries and five religions went on display in New York last month (13-21 March) as part of the annual Asia Week initiative.

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Asia Week New York Sees Record-Breaking Sales

AFAnews (April 1, 2015)

The 2015 edition of Asia Week New York ended its nine-day Asian art extravaganza with record-shattering sales totaling $360M.

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Asia Week New York Breaks Record With $360M in Sales

ARTFIXdaily (March 30, 2015)

The 2015 edition of Asia Week New York concluded its nine-day Asian art extravaganza with record-shattering sales totaling $360M, almost doubling last year’s number with an 80% increase of $160M.

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With over $360 million in total sales nine-day Asia Week New York breaks all records

artdaily.org (March 30, 2015)

Said Carol Conover, chairman of Asia Week New York: “By all accounts, we have succeeded in making New York the destination for buying Asian art, not only for many of the great museums in the United States and abroad, but also for the leading international private collectors.

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New York's brush with Asian art

The Hindu (March 26, 2015)

Yes, it’s that time of the year when Asian art takes over New York City and art lovers from all over the world come to the Big Apple. Just before Asia Week opened (March 13 -21), I spent a day with a group of bloggers and journalists in hot pursuit of hidden treasures. We visited many galleries, some wedged into townhouses, hidden from the public eye. Not only did we catch the highlights of the festival but met with wonderful people - collectors, gallery owners and scholars and saw how art encompasses everything they do.

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Asia Week New York Rings Up $360 Million in Art Sales

The New York Times (March 26, 2015)

Sales for Asia Week New York, a nine-day event that ended on March 21, totaled $360 million, up 80 percent from last year’s total of $200 million. About $270 million came from auction sales, led by the sale of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth’s Asian art collection at Christie’s, which brought in more than $124 million. The 42 galleries involved in Asia Week sold about $90 million worth of art, up from $78 million last year.

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The stories going around...

New York Social Diary (March 18, 2015)

Asia Week New York, the Asian art extravaganza, which blew into town over the weekend, hosted an elegant reception at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The museum opened its spectacular Asian art galleries to more than 600 international collectors, curators, gallery owners, and scholars who are in New York for the non-stop 9-day extravaganza of exhibitions, auctions, and museum shows. 

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Asia Week NY: A Celebration of Asian Art

Sinovision English Channel (March 18, 2015)

From March 13 to 21, the seventh edition of Asia Week New York is taking place throughout Midtown and the Upper East Side to celebrate and promote Asian art. SinoVision Journal reporter Jane Stone joined the press preview tour and brings you the story.

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Marketplace: The Ceramics of Asia Week, New York City

C File (March 18, 2015)

Asia Week (March 13 -21, 2015) is underway in New York city as dealers, museums and auction houses celebrate and promote work from across that continent. Organizers state: “The annual event fulfills the broader aim of affirming the importance of Asian art in the citywide — and nationwide— cultural scene.” The annual event first began in 2009 with a group of 16 galleries on the Upper East Side. This year 42 galleries, five auction houses and 22 museums and Asian cultural institutions are participating.

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Focus on Asia Week: Kapoor Galleries: Realms of Existence

Arte Fuse Magazine (March 17, 2015)

There are 42 different art galleries, from several different countries, participating in this year’s Asia Week (March 13 to 21). Most of these galleries and temporarily rented spaces are scattered around the Upper East Side, primarily in the 70s. 

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Art collectors and dealers in New York for Asia Art Week

CCTV America (March 17, 2015)

Collectors and dealers from around the world are flocking to New York this week for Asia Art Week. It’s an annual event that focuses on auctioning off art from a number of Asian countries, making the event one of the largest in the world. The Chinese pieces in particular are slated to be best sellers. CCTV’s Shraysi Tandon filed this story from New York.

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Asia Week New York

NBC New York (March 17, 2015)

Lark Mason, founding president of iGavel Auctions, joins Roseanne Colletti to talk about this week’s exhibition showcasing the beauty of Asian culture.

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NYC’s Art “Asia Week” Can’t Be Missed

Xpat Nation (March 16, 2015)

For NYC’s 2015 Asia Week, Gagosian’s 976 Madison gallery is hosting an exhibition dedicated to stunning Chinese antiquities, amassed by reputable Brussels-based dealer Gisele Croes. The show, entitled From This Life to Eternity: Ancient Chinese Art Treasures, is comprised of more than fifty works, each referencing and embodying a specific region and era in Chinese art historical legacy.

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Asia Week Guide to Collecting Vessels

High End Weekly (March 16, 2015)

Wether you have a great interest in the Song Dynasty ceramics, a period between the 10th and 13th centuries that was the highpoint of Asian art history, where the esthetics were driven by the Chan Buddhist influenced literati, who held sway over the Imperial Courts, where the ceramics produced during this period presented a pinnacle of minimalist elegance.

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Asia Week hits New York

examiner.com (March 16, 2015)

From uptown to downtown, East to West Side, and everywhere in between, 42 international galleries, plus auction houses and museums, are participating in this year’s Asia Week New York. The official gala tonight at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a special celebration indeed, especially considering the museum is this year observing the 100th anniversary of its Asian department.

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Asia Week Is Highlighted by Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Sale

The New York Times (March 16, 2015)

The piece was jade, a cylindrical Chinese cong from the sixth century B.C., and Lu Yizheng, a 33-year-old collector from Shanghai, was all over it. Nose to the stone, he followed the pinpoint beam of his small penlight, looking for imperfections, as four friends pressed against him for a closer view and loudly debated the merits.

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What not to miss during Asia Week New York

Apollo (March 16, 2015)

This may be hard to believe, but not all the best art is in Maastricht this week. The world's finest Asian art is dazzling Manhattan until 21 March. read more…

Asia Week at Scholten Japanese Art

IN New York (March 16, 2015)

Last week Scholten Japanese Art presented their spring exhibition, Kacho Fugetsu: Natural Beauty in Japanese Art. The show is part of Asia Week New York 2015 and is viewable daily from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. through March 21st. After that, the show will continue through April by appointment only, changing slightly as works are sold.

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5 Top Venues For Asia Week: New York Celebrations

The Culture Trip (March 16, 2015)

The nine day long celebration of Asian art and culture runs from March 13 to March 21, 2015, and is an easy addition to any New Yorkers busy schedule. This year 42 top-tier international art galleries are opening their doors to visitors along with auctions, and the Metropolitan's 100th Anniversary of its renowned Asian Art Department. 
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Spotlight on Asia

Greenwich (March 13, 2015)

What’s a hot topic in the world of art? This season, it’s Asia, and the action begins on March 13 with Asia Week, with the year’s most incredible art finds in galleries, museums, and big sales at the major New York auction houses. As 2015 is also the 100th anniversary of the Metropolitan Museum’s Department of Asian Art, this focus on the East will continue through the year, highlighted in May by the opening of the Met’s costume gallery ‘s latest blockbuster exhibit. 

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Asia Week New York 2015 Brings the Best of Asian Art to Town

ColorClicks (March 15, 2015)

Delve into the peacefulness and intellectuality of handscrolls, beautifully harmonious color, splashes of color excitement, and sculptures that take you into the past. Ceramics are here to stimulate your senses: taste what they hold, feel the surfaces, enjoy the visual pleasures of slips and glazes.

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Museum Curators Converge for Asia Week New York

AFAnews.com (March 13, 2015)

More than 100 Asian art curators from premier museums world-wide will make their annual expedition to Asia Week New York for an unprecedented nine-day extravaganza of 42 specially-curated shows by gallerists from around the globe, 25 auction sales and numerous museum exhibitions and special events all over Manhattan and the metropolitan area. read more…


Far East Side: It's Asia Week in New York

BLOUIN ARTINFO (March 14, 2015)

Despite the ever-growing number of auctions during the third week of March, blind spots are developing: there are no longer dedicated sales of Korean art, and Bonhams is the lone holdout for Japanese. A counterweight comes courtesy the 43 dealers participating in Asia Week New York, who are offering “many unusual works of art,” according to event chair Carol Conover of Kaikodo Asian Art. 

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The Go-To Guide for 2015 Asia Week New York

artnet (March 13, 2014)

Today marks the kick-off of Asia Week New York, which boasts, as always, auctions at Sotheby's, Christie's Bonhams, Doyle, Auctionata, and iGavel Auctions, with art treasures spanning thousands of years. Coinciding with Art Basel in Hong Kong , Asia Week also includes an impressive schedule of exhibitions and events at 22 museums and cultural organizations, as well as 42 art dealers.

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Asia Week New York Starts Today!

IN New York (March 13, 2015)

More than 100 Asian art curators from notable museums around the world are currently gathered in NYC for Asia Week New York.

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Looking East

India Abroad (March 13, 2015)

As the Department of Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museums of Art celebrates its centennial year, 42 galleries from around the world will be exhibiting their arts and artifacts in New York as part of Asia Week New York March 13-21. The Asian art on display, covering 4,000 years, includes painting, sculpture, jewelry, textiles and photographs.

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Asia Week New York 2015

China Press (March 13, 2015)

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Design News

New York Magazine (March 13, 2015)

In celebration of Asia Week New York, from March 13 to 21, over 50 galleries, museums, and auction houses from the tristate area will offer programs and events centered on Asian art. The celebration marks the 100th anniversary of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Asian Art Department, which has several exhibits on the Asia Week roster, including “Painting With Threads” and “A Passion for Jade” (beginning March 14).

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City Room: New York Today

The New York Times (March 13, 2015)

Asia Week New York — nine days of exhibits and lectures on Asian art at 22 cultural institutions — begins.

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A Banner Year for Asia Week as Met Celebrates A Centennial

Antiques and the Arts Weekly (March 13, 2015)

Asian art is basking in the sun this year. While 42 extraordinary galleries from around the globe open their doors with one-of-a-kind exhibitions during Asia Week New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is celebrating the centennial of its renowned department of Asian art.

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Asia Week Celebrates an Array of Art as Vast as a Continent

The New York Times (March 12, 2015)

The yellow banners hanging from lampposts on Madison Avenue uptown, announcing Asia Week New York, point the way toward less obvious but often museum-worthy troves of Asian art, lodged in innocuous apartments and galleries on the Upper East Side and drawn from 42 dealers, private collections and numerous institutions. 

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NYC Weekend Picks: Our Best Bets

am New York (March 12, 2015)

A nine-day celebration of Asian culture and art kicks of today at dozens of galleries and cultural institutions across the city. The diverse, packed schedule includes auctions, discussions, and other special events.

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China Under the Hammer

The Nation (March 12, 2015)

The seventh annual Asia Week gets underway tomorrow in New York and participants agree that this year's auction and sales event will be the biggest ever, with most of the items Chinese. The nine-day event will feature exhibitions from 42 leading international Asian art dealers, five major auction houses and 22 museums and cultural institutions from throughout the US.

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Asia Week infiltrates New York luxury scene

Luxury Daily (March 12, 2015)

Luxury auction houses and the Madison Avenue Business Improvement District are participating in Asia Week to honor Eastern art in New York.

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New York City Awash in Asian Art and Antiques

The Epoch Times (March 12, 2015)

The annual Asia Week kicks off the month of March, one filled with Asian art and antiques on display in galleries across the Upper East Side. 

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10 Reasons to Visit 2015 Asia Week in New York

Flavorpill (March 12, 2015)

Every March, for the last eight years, the Upper East Side transforms into an Asian Art Shangri-La, for Asia Week New York. This year’s event includes 42 Asia art specialists presenting ancient and modern wares from remote corners of Asia: China, Japan, India and Nepal. Aside from seeing sumptuous paintings, there are also ceramics, jewelry, textiles, paintings, sculpture, bronzes, prints, photographs, and jades.

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Top Five Events, March 11-17

NYCgo.com (March 11, 2015)

Asia Week: Beginning on March 13, Asian art and culture take over NYC.

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News & Trends

Tribeca Film Festival (March 11, 2015)

What you need to know: This week-long festival focuses on the appreciation of historic and contemporary art from cultures throughout Asia and runs from March 13-21. 

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Heads Up or Should I Say, Heads East?

Art With Hillary (March 10, 2015)

From March 13 - 21, 2015 New York will be filled with Asian artworks in what is the seventh edition of Asia Week New York.  Hundreds of collectors, curators and art enthusiasts from all over the globe come to view the myriad of artworks showcased at New York's annual event.

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The DART Board

DART (March 10, 2015

Asia Week New York 2015, in collaboration with 42 specially-curated shows; 25 auction sales and numerous museum exhibitions in New York.

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New York's Ties to Asia Are a Work of Art

Asia Matters for America (March 10, 2015)

New York is about to kick off its seventh annual Asia Week from March 13-21. Seeking to “celebrate and promote Asian art in New York City,” New York’s Asia Week draws in specialists, artists, and collectors of Asian art from New York’s metropolitan area. Last year’s events drew a record 47 dealers and $200 million in sales, up from $175 million in 2013.

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In pursuit of masterpieces for their museums, curators converge for Asia Week New York

artdaily.org (March 10, 2015)

More than 100 Asian art curators from premier museums world-wide will make their annual expedition to Asia Week New York for an unprecedented nine-day extravaganza of 42 specially-curated shows by gallerists from around the globe, 25 auction sales and numerous museum exhibitions and special events all over Manhattan and the metropolitan area. 

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Curators Flock To NY for Asia Week

SheShiLuxury (March 9, 2015)

More than 100 Asian art curators from premier museums world-wide will make their annual expedition to Asia Week New York for an unprecedented nine-day extravaganza of 42 specially-curated shows by gallerists from around the globe, 25 auction sales and numerous museum exhibitions and special events all over Manhattan and the metropolitan area.

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Asia Week

My Day in New York (March 9, 2015)

Asia Week New York is a nine day celebration of Asian art in New York City. It starts on March 13 and runs through March 21. See special exhibitions, auctions, lectures, and more. The events and special exhibitions are perfect for any art lover to see the similarities and differences that make Asian art unique.

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Datebook: March 2015

Art+Auction (March 2015)

Despite the ever-growing number of auctions during the third week of March, blind spots are developing: there are no longer dedicated sales of Korean art, and Bonhams is the lone holdout for Japanese. A counterweight comes courtesy the 43 dealers participating in Asia Week New York, who are offering "many unusual works of art," according to event chair Carol Conover of Kaikodo Asian Art. During the week, held on Manhattan's Upper East Side March 13 through 21, collectors interested in these genres will have ample opportunity to acquire magnificent pieces from local and visiting international galleries alike.

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Asia Week New York 2015

Asian Art Newspaper (March 2015)

Asia Week New York 2015 runs from 13 to 21 March. Although Asia Week was started as an initiative to stimulate sales in the US by Sotheby's in 1992, the parallel gallery showcase that began as an Upper East Side dealer coalition has evolved into 42 international specialists, both visiting New York and long-standing residents.

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100 top curators head to New York Asia Week

Arabian Knight (March 9, 2015

More than 100 Asian art curators from premier museums worldwide will be attending New York’s 2015 Asian art week which gets under way this Friday.

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Vistas in Ink

1stdibs (March 9, 2015)

For the Chinese, the landscape is thought of as a visible key to an invisible reality. As a result, landscape painting is one of the most prized traditions in Chinese culture, one that dates back to the third century and continues to inspire Chinese artists today. Landscape painting also excites collectors, which is why several of the 42 galleries participating in Asia Week New York this year, which runs from March 13 through March 21, will be showing standout examples both ancient and contemporary.

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In Pursuit of Masterpieces for Their Museums, Curators Head to New York for Asia Week

ARTFIXdaily (March 9, 2015)

Says Carol Conover, chairman of Asia Week New York: “We are delighted to once again welcome a distinguished contingent of Asian art curators, whose enthusiasm and scholarship are testaments to the importance of Asia Week New York as a not-to-be-missed destination for museums.”

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5 Things Not to Miss at New York's Asia Week 2015

The Huffington Post (March 6, 2015)

Since its 2009 inception, New York's Asia Week has flourished. A convergence of museums, dealers, collectors, gallerists, and art enthusiasts, the event features endless opportunities to view, bid, and buy. Now a mere week away from its seventh opening, this celebration of Asian art has become a highlight of the city's flurried March art calendar, joining the ranks of tenured shows such as The Armory Show, Pulse, Scope, and The Art Show.

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Celebrate Asian Art During Asia Week New York, Beginning on Friday, March 13

kw - New York City (March 6, 2015)

The 2015 edition kicks off on Friday, March 13th, with many dealers launching their exhibitions, followed by the much-anticipated Open House Weekend where all participating dealers open their doors to the public. Visit the event website for a complete listing of events and locations.

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New York Prepares for Nine-Day Celebration of Asian Art

Billionaire (March 6, 2015)

Works of art from Asia are set to be shown throughout Manhattan by international Asian art specialists during Asia Week New York 13–21 March. The arts on show include the rarest and finest examples of painting, sculpture, bronzes, ceramics, jewellery, jade, textiles, prints and photographs from all over Asia.

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Asia Week NY presents exhibitions, shows and sales

The Editor-at-Large (March 5, 2015)

Asia Week New York (March 13 to 21) kicks off this year’s celebration of Asian art by raising Asia Week New York’s signature blue and yellow banners on Madison and Park Avenues from 57th Street to 86th Street.

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Join Us for a Preview of Asia Week in New York City

Architectural Digest (March 2015)

From March 13 to March 21, Manhattan will play host to Asia Week, a citywide celebration of Asian art through exhibitions, auctions, and lectures. Here are some can’t-miss works that will be on display.

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Asia Week New York 2015, Grand Opening Mid-March

Art & Collection (March 2015)

Kicking into its 7th edition, Asia Week New York will kick off March 13th and run through March 21st, offering various events and activities. 

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Asia Week New York

Art of the People (March 2015)

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Asia Week New York: For a New Generation of Collectors

Art & Collection (March 2015)

The 7th edition of Asia Week New York will run March 13th through 21st offering various events and activities. This 9-day celebration will fill the streets of Midtown New York and the Upper East Side.

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Asia Week New York 2015

Orientations (March 2015)

The nine-day AWNY comprises gallery open houses, auctions, museum shows, lectures and special events. Carol Conover, AWNY president, says: 'Our goal is to make New York a destination and I definitely think it will be this year.'

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Asian Aesthetic

IN New York (March 2015)

"It's like trick or treat for Asian art collectors," says Asia Week New York chairman Carol Conover. In sync with spring's big Asian auctions, more than 50 museums and galleries show off art from China, Japan, Korea, India and Southeast Asia.

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NYC Festivals: Asia Week New York

citiview new york (February 2015)

A collaboration of top-tier Asian art specialists, major auction houses, and world-renowned museums and Asian cultural institutions in the metropolitan New York area. This is a  non-stop, event-filled week in March of every year, drawing collectors and curators from every corner of the United States and an international clientele from across the globe.

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Asia Week New York Coincides with the Met's Centennial Celebration of Its Department of Asian Art

AFAnews.com (February 24, 2015)

Asian art is gloriously basking in the sun this year. While 42 extraordinary galleries from around the globe open their doors with one-of-a-kind exhibitions during Asia Week New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is celebrating the centennial of its world-renowned Department of Asian Art.

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A Banner Year for Asia Week New York as the Met Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Its Department of Asian Art

ARTFIXdaily (February 23, 2015)

Works of art from all over the Asian continent and spanning over four millennia will be shown throughout Manhattan by international Asian art specialists during Asia Week New York, starting March 13 to March 21, 2015. Art lovers can take in museum-caliber treasures including the rarest and finest Asian examples of painting, sculpture, bronzes, ceramics, jewelry, jade, textiles, prints and photographs from all over Asia.

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A banner year for Asia Week as the Met celebrates the 100th anniversary of its Department of Asian Art

artdaily.org (February 23, 2015)

Says Carol Conover, Chairman of Asia Week New York 2015: “This year is especially meaningful for Asia Week New York, since it coincides with the 100th anniversary of the incomparable Department of Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Asia Week New York always creates excitement, and never more than this year. For six years, Asia Week New York has pursued its singular mission of integrating Asian art into the cultural fabric of New York and promoting its unique appeal worldwide. 

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Christie’s and Sotheby’s Offer Prominent Asian Art and Antiques during Asia Week New York

Robb Report (February 21, 2015)

Asia Week New York, taking place this year from March 13 through 21 throughout Manhattan, has long been considered one of the year’s premier collecting events. Given its vast scope—the arts of China, India, Southeast Asia, Japan, Korea, and the Himalayas—it is unsurprising that it has continued to grow. Museums, dealers, and auction houses all participate, and the latter often marshal truly head-turning art and antiques lots for the March event.

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Asia Week New York and Madison Avenue Raises Banners Heralding An Action-Packed Week of Gallery Exhibitions, Museum Shows, and Auction Sales

Art of the Times (February 19, 2015)

“The galleries of Madison Avenue and its adjacent side streets have long been a major destination to experience Asian art, and we are honored to support this important event,” said Matthew Bauer, president of the Madison Avenue BID.
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Asia Week New York Partners with Madison Avenue BID Raises Banners To Herald An Action-Packed Week Of Gallery Exhibitions, Museum Shows, and Auction Sales

ARTFIXdaily (February 18, 2015)

To mark the non-stop round of 42 international gallery exhibitions, numerous museum shows, auction sales and a myriad of other cultural activities, Asia Week New York, in partnership with the Madison Avenue Business Improvement District (BID), will hoist their colorful signature blue and yellow banners along Madison and Park Avenues, from 57th Street to 86th Street, on February 20.

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Asia Week: New York City

Luxury Traveler (February 17, 2015)

Works of art from all over the Asian continent and spanning over four millennia will be shown throughout Manhattan by international Asian art specialists during Asia Week New York, starting March 13 to March 21, 2015.

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Don't Miss: March 2015 Events

nycgo.com (February 17, 2015)

For nine days, Asian art and culture take over New York City. Among the 21 local museums, galleries and cultural institutions participating (a handful of out-of-towners will join them) are the Brooklyn Museum, the Noguchi Museum, the Museum of Chinese in America and the Rubin Museum of Art. The venues will show works from the region; five major auction houses in the area will conduct sales; and art dealers from around the world will display their collections during open houses throughout the week. 
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Five Must-See Winter Events in New York City

CitySights NY (January 8, 2015)

Join this 9-day celebration of Asian art and culture that spans 19 local museums, galleries, auction houses, and cultural institutions—including the Brooklyn Museum, the Noguchi Museum, the Museum of Chinese in America and the Rubin Museum of Art. Each venue will be showing works from the region, and art dealers from around the world will display their collections during open houses throughout the week.

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Asia Week New York announces 2015 gallery roster for its celebration of Asian art March 13-21, 2015

artdaily.org (December 19, 2014)

Joining Asia Week New York for the first time is Shalini Ganendra Fine Art from Malaysia and Navin Kumar Gallery from New York. After a brief hiatus, Dr. Robert Bigler from Zurich and Wei Asian Arts from Brussels return to the fold. 

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Asia Week New York 2015 Press Reception

Asian in NY (December 18, 2014)

Media outlets gathered at Max Berry’s luxurious apartment, which overlooks Central Park to hear what Asia Week 2015 has in store for viewers. Berry, the Chinese art collector decorated his home with some of the finest sculptures one would want to own.

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Asia Week New York, March 13-21, 2015

nycgo.com (December 2014)

For nine days, Asian art and culture take over New York City. Among the 19 local museums, galleries, auction houses and cultural institutions participating are the Brooklyn Museum, the Noguchi Museum, the Museum of Chinese in America and the Rubin Museum of Art. 

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Asia Week New York Announces 2015 Gallery Roster for its Celebration of Asian Art March 13-21, 2015

ARTFIXdaily (November 4, 2014)

The Asia Week New York Association announces that 42 international galleries will participate in Asia Week New York 2015, the nine-day celebration of Asian art and culture that spans the metropolitan region from March 13 through 21, 2015.

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Asia Week New York announces gallery roster for March 13-21, 2015 series

Auction Central News (November 3, 2014)

Carol Conover, Chairman of Asia Week New York, said: "We look forward to another successful edition of Asia Week New York especially during the Metropolitan Museum's banner year when it is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its renowned Asian Art Department."

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2014 Edition

Art & Business: Asia Week New York 2014

Art & Collection (April 2014) – in Chinese

Six highlights from Asia Week New York 2014, which ran March 14-22, 2014.

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East meets West

The Hindu (April 5, 2014)

It is that time of the year when Asia takes over the U.S., with the most wonderful art — both ancient and modern — from different parts of the continent. Galleries, museums and auction houses all showcase the latest and best from diverse Asian countries, be it China, Korea, Japan or India. Asia Week New York, which ran from March 14-22, was a collaborative effort between museums, galleries, art dealers, and auction houses.

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A record is shattered: Asia Week New York sales hit $200 million in nine-day art extravaganza

gg-art.com (April 5, 2014)

A record number of galleries-47-saw steady and heavy traffic throughout the week, and the four major auction houses saw sales reach new highs.

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New York's Biggest Ever Asia Week

The Art Newspaper (April 2014)

Since it was founded in the early 1990s, New York's Asia Week (14-22 March) has grown from being a promotional event for the auction houses to incorporate commercial galleries, museums and other institutions. It has been run by the Asia Week New York Association, a trade body for dealers, since 2009.

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New York in March, a Bustling City!

Art and Collection (April 2014) – in Chinese

Established in 2009, Asia Week New York has launched its 6th edition, running from March 14th through 22nd, 2014. In its persistent pursuit of offering top-tier quality Asian artwork to the public, Asia Week New York presents art from China, India, Himalayas, Southeast Asia, Japan and Korea, from periods spanning thousands of years.

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Asia Week New York brought in $200m in sales

The Art Newspaper (April 2, 2014)

The numbers are in and according to dealers and auction houses, around $200m was spent during Asia Week New York last month—$25m more than the 2013 total. Spending was fuelled by an increase in the number of Chinese buyers as well as a strong showing by American museum curators and patrons.

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Asia Week New York 2014 Part II

Asian in NY (April 2, 2014)

Asia Week New York 2014, from March 14-22, is a nine-day celebration of Asian art in New York City. This is a celebration of tradition, as well as modern and new emerging artists. Don’t miss out on a chance to broaden your view with these amazing collections of Asian art.

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A record is shattered: Asia Week New York sales hit $200 million in nine-day art extravaganza

artdaily.org (April 1, 2014)

Asia Week New York—the nine-day Asian art extravaganza—ended on a stupendous note: $200 million in sales, exceeding last year’s number by $25 million. From the minute the 47 international galleries of Asia Week New York opened their doors on March 14, a whirlwind of activities invigorated the city.

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A record is shattered: Asia Week New York sales hit $200 million

ARTFIXdaily (April 1, 2014)

“With an increase in overseas Chinese buyers, combined with many American museum curators and their patrons, Asia Week New York was a tremendous success this year,” says Carol Conover, chairman of Asia Week New York.

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Asia Week New York 2014 Part I

Asian in NY (April 1, 2014)

Asia Week New York 2014, from March 14-22, is a nine-day celebration of Asian art in New York City. This is a celebration of tradition, as well as modern and new emerging artists. Don’t miss out on a chance to broaden your view with these amazing collections of Asian art.

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Frisky at NY Asia Week

Art Antiques Design (March 31, 2014)

What better way to start off Art Asia week in NY than a refreshing beverage at the Bonhams preview?  Of course the excellent Chateau Bonhams might have been due to my companion, curator and museum consultant extraordinaire, Mrs. An, but, perhaps it might be due to my fame as a contributor to Art-Antiques-Design.com?

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New York City A Rich Gallery for Asian Art Sales

Channel NewsAsia (March 29, 2014) – VIDEO

Every year in March, international dealers head to New York City to exhibit masterpieces of Asian Art, in galleries museums and auction houses.

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Editor's Choice

Art Trade Journal (March 2014) – in Chinese

This March sees the Armory Show and Asia Week New York.

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Always Learning

New York Social Diary (March 21, 2014)

On the occasion of Asia Week New York, the Asian art extravaganza that is currently underway, The Metropolitan Museum of Art opened its majestic Asian art galleries to over 600 international collectors, curators, gallery owners, and scholars who have been in New York for the non-stop round of exhibitions, auctions, and museum shows.

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A Taste of Asia in the Big Apple

The Artsy Voyager (March 18, 2014)

Every year in March, Asian art lovers get a special treat. International dealers come to New York City and exhibit masterpieces of Asian art along with about 50 galleries, 20 museums, and Asian cultural institutions. Asia Week highlights include work by Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian artists. Especially terrific: Antiques and contemporary art pieces are often on view together, establishing a link between the discipline of the past with the fluidity of the future. 

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Asia Week New York

Why on white (March 18, 2014) – in Spanish

Twice a year, in March and September, auction houses celebrate Asia Week New York alongside galleries and the city's museums.

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ASIA WEEK NEW YORK - A cultural voyage both ancient and modern, through art in many mediums

Designer Previews Blog (March 18, 2014)

Asia Week New York is an otherworldly journey into the past. It’s also a reminder of what can happen when artists take elements of design that are both ancient and modern and merge them.  I’m thinking of the beautiful ceramic work I saw at the Joan B. Mirviss Ltd. where the shapes of the vessels on view felt primitive and modern in equal measure.

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Snuff Bottles and Moon Jars! Five Must-See Asia Week New York Exhibits

Unbeige (March 18, 2014)

Writer Nancy Lazarus heads to the Far East without leaving Manhattan as she takes in the sixth annual Asia Week and offers five highlights.

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Asia Week New York's Must-See Shows

artnet (March 18, 2014)

Major auction houses have more than enough exhibitions, sales, and lectures to fill up your schedule during Asia Week in New York (March 14–22), but that doesn’t mean you should neglect the many top-flight Manhattan galleries that specialize in Asian art. Many have organized scholarly and sharply focused shows exploring a particular medium within the context of a narrow time frame or individual country. Herewith some of artnet News’s top picks for the week.

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See Highlights from Asia Week New York

BLOUIN ARTINFO (March 18, 2014)

Asia Week New York is well underway, and this year’s event includes the participation of 47 dealers from Australia, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, and the United States. The dealers are presenting works in exhibitions at various galleries in Manhattan. The exhibitions are open to the public through March 22.

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Big East

Art & Antiques (March 2014)

The 2014 edition of Asia Week New York, a sprawling festival that unites dealers, auction houses, and museums in promoting the arts of China, India, Japan, Korea, Thailand, and dozens of other countries and cultures across the ages lasts from March 13-21 and promises a long, rich menu of delights.

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Chinese Art Abroad

The Art Newspaper China (March 2014) – in Chinese

Highlights of Asia Week New York 2014; Chinese art in American museums; and an interview with Maxwell Hearn of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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What to expect as Asia Week NY kicks into high gear

The Editor-at-Large (March 17, 2014)

Over the weekend, New York City got its first taste of Asia Week—a weeklong celebration (March 14 – 22) of Asian art and culture—which will kick into high gear tonight with the annual invitation-only opening party at a private venue.

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Asia Week hits New York for a new year

examiner.com (March 17, 2014)

Curators from around the country will converge on New York, including representatives from Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The American Museum of Natural History, The Smithsonian Institution, and the Worcester Art Museum, among others. International Asian art aficionados will also make their way here for the festivities.

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Asia Week New York is Here!

New Focus On (March 15, 2014)

Asia Week New York, March 14th - 22nd is almost here!  With 47 galleries from around the world participating and exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Asia Society, The China Society, The Korea Society and the Japan Society to name a few, this will be the largest and most comprehensive Asia Week NY to date.

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A Tour of Asia Week New York

Apollo (March 15, 2014)

If you are in New York and wish you were at Maastricht, pine no more. The sixth Asia Week New York (14–22 March) has kicked off and it’s a real bonanza. With tip-top quality offerings from 47 local and global dealers, 19 museum and cultural institution shows, and the auction house sales – and every event open to the public – you have a feast in store.

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At Home with Asian Art

High End Weekly (March 15, 2014)

Asia Week New York is ground zero for Asian Art. Are you in the market for art (some of which are quite affordable) that is inspiring, motivational, or just plain fun to collect? On my third year of covering this thrilling cultural event, I'm finding more and more ways that you can actually use these treasures for your home, and what's more, be able to pass it on to generations to come.

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Asia Week New York

Color Clicks (March 14, 2014)

47 international galleries convene in NYC this week to celebrate the ancient and contemporary art of China, India, Japan, and Korea. 5 major auction houses, plus 19 museums and Asian cultural institutions join the exhibitions, giving you the opportunity to immerse yourself in Asian consciousness and history for this very special week.

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Asia Week in Full Force

Gallerist (March 14, 2014)

A nine-day blitz of arts Asian art blankets New York, beginning today and running until March 22. Scattered around town are Asian treasures: Persian miniatures, Punjab paintings and textiles, Chinese antiquities and even contemporary paintings. Talk about exploding growth.  This year, the number of dealers, from New York, Europe and further points, taking part in Asia Week tops out at 47 compared to a scant 14 six years ago.

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Asia Week New York March 14 – March 22, 2014

Alice in Queens (March 14, 2014)

Today marks the 1st day of Asia Week New York 2014, which runs through March 22nd.  The event is open and free to the public.  The exhibits reveals the rarest and finest Asian examples of ceramics, jewelry, textiles, paintings, sculpture, bronzes, prints, photographs and jades, representing artistry, ingenuity and imagination from every corner and time period of Asia.

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BCE to Now: Masterworks of Japan and China

Asian Fusion (March 14, 2014)

In the 35 years since Carole Davenport (www.caroledavenport.com) began dealing in Asian art her clients have come to know how well her perspective as a serious student of art history has allowed her to acquire fine quality Japanese, Chinese and Korean works of art whose aesthetic merit is punctuated by an unparalleled maturity of style and form.

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Asia Week New York Grand Opening

Qiao Bao (March 14, 2014) – in Chinese

March is one of the most intense artistic months in the metropolitan New York area. The early March Armory Arts Week attracts collectors from the United states and many other countries, followed by the annual grand opening of Asia Week New York, from March 14th to 22nd. 

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Exhibition of exceptional Chinese antiquities opens at Gagosian Gallery in New York

artdaily.org (March 14, 2014)

On the occasion of Asia Week New York, Brussels-based gallerist Gisèle Croës presents “Matter and Memory: Early Chinese Art Treasures,” an exhibition of exceptional Chinese antiquities at Gagosian New York, together with a new large-scale landscape painting by contemporary artist Zeng Fanzhi.

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Asia Week 2014 Begins in New York City

The Epoch Times (March 14, 2014)

Asia Week New York broke its own participation record this year with 47 exhibiting galleries—most of them returning, but a handful first-timers. One of the standout newcomers is Gisèle Croës from Belgium, presenting ancient Chinese bronzes, pottery, sculpture, and metal artifacts.

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Doors That Open to the Art of a Continent: Asia Week Events Set for Galleries and Museums

The New York Times (March 13, 2014)

Last week’s contemporary art fairs gathered more or less like-minded galleries in concentrated spaces in several New York locations, but the annual Asia Week New York takes a different approach. Spread across 47 galleries, 19 museums and five auction houses, the featured art ranges over millenniums and vast regions. One common thread this year is the fluidity between periods, with traditional works alongside contemporary ones. The focus on traditional Asian forms remains, however, and you will see plenty of ceramics, bronzes, textiles and ink.

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Asia Week 2014

Artsy (March 13, 2014)

In celebration of Asia Week New York (March 14 - 22), Artsy features top exhibitions, interviews with curators and artists, and highlights from participating institutions.

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Shopping for a Masterpiece (With Help) for $5,000

The New York Times (March 12, 2014)

[...] The dream of a discovery like that keeps the juices flowing even for world-weary art veterans. It does not happen at every fair. But if it doesn’t, there’s another one around the corner. Asia Week New York starts on Friday. Frieze Art Fair, the New York edition of the mammoth London fair, looms in May. And so on. And on.

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Top Five Events, March 12–18

NYC GO (March 12, 2014)

Asia Week: The continent's art and culture take over NYC, March 14-22.

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Asia Week Brings Treasures of the Far East to New York

Architectural Digest (March 11, 2014)

More than 40 art galleries, museums, cultural institutions, and auction houses from around the world unite for Asia Week New York, the sixth-annual presentation of Far Eastern treasures both antique and modern. Sponsored by Amanresorts and China Center New York, the Manhattan show, which runs from March 14 through March 22, spans a dazzling parade of centuries, cultures, and styles.

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Asia Week New York 2014 and The Chinese Porcelain Company

What Is James Wearing? (March 10, 2014)

It is that time again to celebrate ASIA Week. Now in its sixth year, Asia Week New York continues its tradition, unveiling a spectacular treasure trove of superlative Asian works of art at exhibitions throughout Manhattan galleries. 

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Asia Week New York

The Magazine Antiques (March 10, 2014)

Gallery Events: Chinese Porcelain Company, Erik Thomsen Gallery, Joan B. Mirviss. Auctions: To celebrate and promote Asia Week New York, the city's premier on-line and bricks- and-mortar auction houses offer for sale their best paintings and decorative arts from China, Japan, India, Korea, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas from March 14 to 22.

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Eastern Splendor and the City

High End Weekly (March 9, 2014)

Are you ready for a 9-day extravaganza of some of the finest, rarest, and awe-inspiring exhibitions from the East? Starting this Friday, March 14th until the 22nd, Asia Week, now on its sixth year, will take center stage in a city that has already seen its fair share of art during the last few weeks (The Armory Show, The Biennale at the Whitney Museum, Volta, to name a few). However, this mega star of Asian art plans to trump them all by offering its ardent followers with even more dazzling, museum-caliber exhibitions.

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With a Roster of 47 International Asian Art Specialists Together in Celebration of this Shared Passion, New York is the Destination for Asian Art

CANS (March 2014) – in Chinese

The collaboration of a top-tier roster of international Asian art specialists, five major auction houses, Asian cultural institutions and museums, Asia Week New York will take place throughout metropolitan New York from March 14-22, 2014.

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From Across the Nation, Museum Curators Head to Asia Week New York, March 14-22

Fine Art Publicity (March 6, 2014)

“We are delighted to welcome such a distinguished group of Asian art curators whose enthusiasm and scholarship underscores the importance of Asia Week New York as an important destination for museums,” says Carol Conover, chairman of Asia Week New York.

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Asia Week New York

Art Media Agency (March 6, 2014)

The 6th edition of Asia Week New York is to take place from 14 to 22 March 2014. 47 Asian art specialists are to participate in the event, representing several international countries: Australia, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Japan, Korea and the United States. Asia Week is being overseen by Carol Conover, director of Kaikodo LLC in New York.

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Gazing on Scholars' Rocks

The New York Times (March 6, 2014)

Starting next week, gallery shows and auction previews for Asia Week in New York will have scholars’ rocks, and Ms. Hu will be lecturing and selling wares at Asia Society.

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From Across the Nation, Museum Curators Head to Asia Week New York, March 14-22

ARTFIXDaily (March 6, 2014)

Over 100 Asian art curators from the nation’s major American museums will make their annual pilgrimage to Asia Week New York, for an unprecedented 9-day round of 47  international gallery shows, 19 auction sales and numerous museum exhibitions and special events.

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Design News: Asia Week

New York Magazine (March 6, 2014)

Though the Armory Show and the New City Art Fair have come to a close, you can keep the momentum going with Asia Week New York, a nine-day bow to Asian art beginning March 14 that features 47 art dealers, five auction houses, and 19 museums and cultural institutions exhibiting rare ceramics, jewelry, textiles, paintings, sculpture, and more. All exhibitions are free and open to the public. New collectors should keep an eye out for an impressive selection of more affordable works priced under $5,000.

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East Meets Upper East

BLOUIN Art+Auction (March 2014)

Shangri-la has been found—in Manhattan, of all places. On March 14 the cultural mecca transforms into an Asian art heaven where devotees can flock to concurrent gallery shows, museum exhibits, and auctions, all under the banner of Asia Week New York.

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For a New Generation of Collectors, Asia Week New York Experts Offer Skilled Guidance For Discovering New and Affordable Market Sectors

The Collectors Show (March 4, 2014)

Given newspaper headlines about skyrocketing prices in the Chinese art market, budding collectors might conclude that Asian art is simply beyond their reach. To that, Asia Week experts respond with: Think again!

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Asia Week New York

nycgo.com (March 2014)

For nine days, Asian art and culture take over New York City. Among the 19 local museums, galleries, auction houses and cultural institutions participating are the Brooklyn Museum, the Noguchi Museum, the Museum of Chinese in America and the Rubin Museum of Art. 

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For a New Generation of Collectors, Asia Week New York Experts Offer Skilled Guidance For Discovering New and Affordable Market Sectors

ARTFIXDaily (March 3, 2014)

Asian art expert Lark Mason says: “Although many areas of Chinese art are reaching record prices, other areas present remarkable opportunities, such as Chinese tomb pottery and other burial items, particularly with a provenance; Chinese softwood furniture, Chinese export works of art from ceramics and silver to furniture; early Thai ceramics and works of art; and many types of Japanese art, particularly objects made during the Meiji period for export to the West.”

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Asia Week New York Exhibitions Unveil Top Asian Art Collections

China News (March 3, 2014) – in Chinese

The sixth edition of Asia Week New York opens March 14th, with public exhibitions of top Asian artwork unveiled at a number of galleries across the city. 

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Asia Week New York 2014

Orientations (March 2014)

A packed nine-day calendar, including gallery shows, auctions, lectures, symposia and other events, is planned for Asia Week New York 2014 (14–22 March).

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Asia Week New York to Kick Off on March 14

Pursuitist (March 3, 2014)

“This year represents a landmark occasion for Asia Week New York,” says Carol Conover, Chairman of Asia Week New York 2014. “Never in its history has it experienced such a high level of participation from galleries in the U.S. and abroad. We are thrilled to welcome the outpouring of collectors, curators and lovers of Asian art to our city—all in celebration of this shared passion.”

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Asia Week New York experts offer skilled guidance for discovering new and affordable market sectors

artdaily.org (March 3, 2014)

When the 47 galleries participating in Asia Week New York open their doors from March 14 to March 22, they will be extending a welcoming hand to the next generation of collectors. On view will be an affordable range of Asian works of art priced to fit a novice collector’s budget. 

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Asian Art Week in New York

SOHU.com (March 2, 2014) – in Chinese

The sixth edition of Asia Week New York, March 14-22, will be by far the largest one yet, bringing together 47 top-tier international Asian art dealers. Top auction houses and 19 museums and Asian cultural institutions will also be involved.

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Asia Week New York to Roll Out Museumesque Exhibits March 14–22

Antiques And The Arts Weekly (February 28, 2014)

Now in its sixth year, Asia Week New York continues its tradition of unveiling a trove of choice Asian works of art, all making their debut at exhibitions which open simultaneously at galleries throughout Manhattan, commencing Friday, March 14, and running through Saturday, March 22.

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The Art Market – Market Preview

Apollo (March 2014)

Meanwhile in New York, Asia Week grows from strength to strength. This year's event presents exhibitions, auctions, gallery shows, lectures and activities (14-22 March).

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Eastward, Ho!

Where New York (March 2014)

At the heart of the action is Asia Week New York, an annual celebration of fine and decorative art, held at various venues around town. It centers around an array of dealers—an unprecedented 47 this year—specializing in everything from 14th-century Tibetan tangka (paintings on cloth) to contemporary Korean ceramics.

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Go East

IN New York: The Editor Is In (February 27, 2014)

Gallery open houses, auctions, exhibitions, lectures, symposia and opportunities galore to start or add to an Asian art collection: Asia Week, March 14-22, is nine days of fabulous excess. Among the 47 dealers mounting special exhibits are these New York galleries.

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Go East

IN New York (March 2014)

Gallery open houses, auctions, exhibitions, lectures, symposia and opportunities galore to start or add to an Asian art collection: Asia Week is nine days of fabulous excess.

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J. J. Lally & Co. Oriental Art: Chinese Archaic Bronzes, The Collection of Daniel Shapiro

New Focus On (February 24, 2014)

An important collection of ancient Chinese ritual vessels cast more than 3,000 years ago during the Late Anyang phase of the Shang dynasty (circa 13th – 11th century B.C.) will be exhibited and offered for sale at J.J. Lally & Co. during New York ‘Asia Week’ in March. The collection was formed during the last 30 years by Daniel Shapiro, a New York lawyer.

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Asia Week New York on The Collectors Show

The Collectors Show (February 24, 2014)

This week on The Collectors Show, we discuss Asian art collecting and Asia Week New York with Chairman Carol Conover. To listen to The Collectors Show go to http://www.webtalkradio.net, or iTunes.

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New York’s March Asiafest set to be the best yet as some of the biggest names in the field take the stage

MasterArt (February 17, 2014)

Although Maastricht has a fine roster of world-class dealers in Asian art I do not think even they would argue that for most aficionados of the field the focus of attention next month is Manhattan where from March 14 to 22 Asia Week New York rolls out for its sixth year.

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Bonhams New York presents Chinese art from the Scholar's Studio

artdaily.org (February 14, 2014)

Bonhams will present Chinese Art from the Scholar’s Studio on March 17 at the Madison Avenue saleroom as part of Asia Week New York.

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Asia Week New York Rolls Out with Awe-Inspiring, Museum-Caliber Exhibitions March 14 through 22

ARTFIXDaily (February 12, 2014)

Says Carol Conover, Chairman of Asia Week New York 2014: “This year represents a landmark occasion for Asia Week New York. Never in its history has it experienced such a high level of participation from galleries in the United States and abroad. We are thrilled to welcome the outpouring of collectors, curators and lovers of Asian art to our city – all in celebration of this shared passion.”

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Asia Week New York to roll out with awe-inspiring, museum-caliber exhibitions

artdaily.org (February 11, 2014)

Now in its sixth year, Asia Week New York continues its tradition of unveiling a spectacular trove of superlative Asian works of art – all making their debut at exhibitions which open simultaneously at galleries throughout Manhattan, commencing Friday, March 14 and running through Saturday, March 22, 2014. 

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Asia Week New York – Nanga Artists at BachmannEckenstein | JapaneseArt

ARTFIXdaily (January 29, 2014)

This year’s focus will be on landscapes: dramatic, idealized, existing and imagined. They all gravitate around the stylistic ideals of Literati painters from the 18th through to the early 20th centuries.

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Chinese Elements to Be Seen during Asia Week

YUE (January 2014)

2014 will bring the Chinese art world with numerous exciting events, including the sixth annual launch of Asia Week New York. The nine-day celebration of Asian art will present special events, exhibitions, and auctions by major auction houses, art dealers, museums, and institutions.

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Asia Week New York Continues to Expand With Record-Setting Gallery Participation

ARTFIXdaily (December 16, 2013)

“More and more dealers realize that they must be here to take advantage of the tremendous marketing efforts that has brought about Asia Week New York’s huge success. The synergy with galleries, auctions houses, museums and cultural institutions make New York one of the main international hubs for the Asian art market and a wonderful resource for Asian art education.”

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Gallery participation grows for Asia Week NY 2014

Auction Central News (December 16, 2013)

"The continued growth of Asia Week New York confirms that New York City is firmly established as the not-to-be-missed destination for Asian art collectors and enthusiasts," says Carol Conover, chairman.

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Asia Week New York continues to expand with record-setting gallery participation

artdaily.org (December 15, 2013)

The Asia Week New York Association announces that an unprecedented 47 international galleries will participate in Asia Week New York 2014, the nine-day celebration of Asian art and culture that spans the metropolitan region from March 14 through 22, 2014.

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Asia Week New York 2014 Kick Off

Asian in NY (December 11, 2013)

March 14-22, 2014, the Asian art community of Asia art lovers, connoisseurs, dealers, and buyers will gather in New York. It would be a week of non-stop gallery open houses, Asian art auctions, museum exhibitions, lectures, and special events.

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Asia Week New York 2014 Will Kick Into High Gear with a Reception at the Metropolitan Museum

artdaily.org (November 27, 2013)

Asia Week New York Association’s annual invitation-only evening reception on March 17, 2014, will be held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, it was announced by Carol Conover, chairman of Asia Week New York.

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Asia Week 2014 Scores Luxe Sponsor!

High End Weekly (November 21, 2013)

“We are delighted to participate in this week of tribute to Asian art, history and culture. Aman has always embraced unique destinations as opportunities for Aman travelers to discover the hidden past and its intriguing stories,” says Trina Dingler Ebert, Executive Director, Amanresorts.

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Amanresorts named presenting sponsor for Asia Week NY 2014

Auction Central News (November 21, 2013)

“With their far-reaching ties to Asia, we believe that Amanresorts is a perfect partner to celebrate the many facets of important Asian art and culture,” said Carol Conover, chairman of Asia Week New York. “Their reputation as one of the world’s leading luxury resorts is unsurpassed and we are very exited to welcome them as our 2014 presenting sponsor.”

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Asia Week New York Announces Amanresorts as Presenting Sponsor for 2014 Edition

ARTFIXdaily (November 21, 2013)

The Asia Week New York Association announces that Amanresorts has signed on as Presenting Sponsor of Asia Week New York 2014, which opens March 14 to 22.  Under this sponsorship agreement seven of its properties in four Asian countries will be promoted by Asia Week New York through its marketing platforms and events.

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Movers+Shakers: A week-ness for Asia

BLOUIN Art+Auction (November 2013)

Carol Conover has been named the new chair of the fast-growing festival Asia Week New York. [...] According to Conover, "At 18 I knew it had to be Chinese art for me." She helmed the Chinese art department for nearly two decades and in 1996 took the post of gallery director of Kaikodo LLC, whose selection of high-quality Chinese paintings is renowned. At Asia Week she aims to present the best examples of art from the continent and ensure that the usually competitive institutions work together smoothly.

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Asia Week New York 2014 Will Kick Into High Gear with a Reception at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Asian in NY (November 14, 2013)

“For the past five years, our receptions have served to spotlight different New York City museums and Asian cultural institutions,” says Ms. Conover. “When we approached the Met with the idea of hosting our 2014 reception there, we were thrilled that they agreed to open their doors to us for such an important occasion."

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Asia Week New York 2014 Will Kick Into High Gear with a Reception at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

ARTFIXDaily (November 14, 2013)

Asia Week New York Association’s annual invitation-only evening reception on March 17, 2014, will be held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, it was announced by Carol Conover, chairman of Asia Week New York.

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In Brief: New Chair for NY's Asia Art Week

The Art Newspaper (October 2013)

The new chairman of Asia Week New York is Carol Conover, the director of Kaikodo LLC, a New York-based gallery that specialises in Chinese art.

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Carol Conover Named Chairman Of Asia Week New York

Antiques and The Arts Weekly (September 20, 2013)

Carol Conover, the director of Kaikodo, a New York-based gallery, has been named the new chairman of Asia Week New York—the collaboration of international Asian art specialists, five major auction houses, museums and Asian cultural institutions that will take place throughout metropolitan New York from March 14 to 22.

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Carol Conover Named New Chairman of Asia Week New York

ARTFIXdaily (September 11, 2013)

Carol Conover has been named the new Chairman of Asia Week New York—the collaboration of a top-tier roster of international Asian art specialists, five major auction houses, museums and Asian cultural institutions—which will take place throughout metropolitan New York from March 14-22, 2014.

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Carol Conover Named New Chairman of Asia Week New York

artron.net (September 10, 2013)

Carol Conover has been named the new Chairman of Asia Week New York-the collaboration of a top-tier roster of international Asian art specialists, five major auction houses, museums and Asian cultural institutions-which will take place throughout metropolitan New York from March 14-22, 2014.

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Carol Conover Named New Chairman of Asia Week New York

artdaily.org (September 10, 2013)

Carol Conover has been named the new Chairman of Asia Week New York—the collaboration of a top-tier roster of international Asian art specialists, five major auction houses, museums and Asian cultural institutions—which will take place throughout metropolitan New York from March 14-22, 2014.

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Carol Conover to Chair Asia Week New York

GalleristNY (September 10, 2013)

Carol Conover has been named chairman of Asia Week New York, which will run this year from March 12 through 22, Artdaily reports. Ms. Conover is the director of Kaikodo, an Upper East Side gallery specializing in Chinese art.

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News: Carol Conover Named Chairman of Asia Week New York

ARTFORUM (September 10, 2013)

Carol Conover, director of New York-based gallery Kaikodo LLC, has been named chairman of Asia Week New York, a collaboration between major auction houses, museums, Asian cultural institutions, and several Asian art specialists, reports Artdaily. The programming is set to take place the week of March 14, 2014. 

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Carol Conover Named Chairman of Asia Week NY

Auction Central News (September 9, 2013)

"I am honored to accept the position of chairman of Asia Week New York and look forward to continuing the successful paths forged by my colleagues, as well as collaborating with the distinguished roster of world-renowned Asian art specialists—from ancient to contemporary," said Conover, who is also the director of Kaikodo LLC, the New York-based gallery.

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Comings & Goings: Design Professionals on the Move

The Editor-at-Large (September 4, 2013)

Carol Conover has been named the new Chairman of Asia Week New York, the collaboration of a top-tier roster of international Asian art specialists, five major auction houses, museums and Asian cultural institutions.

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2013 Edition

New York becoming a hub for Asian art deals

The Editor-at-Large (April 8, 2013)

New York’s annual Asia Week drew over 400 international collectors, curators, designers and scholars last month who previewed and purchased—to the tune of $175 million—an array of treasures originating from all over Asia.

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Asia Week sets record sales of $175 million

examiner.com (April 3, 2013)

Recession? What recession? It seems art buyers are perfectly happy spending their hard-earned money this year, with a whopping $175 million spent on gallery purchases and auction sales of Asian art and antiques at this year's Asia Week New York, which was held from March 15-24.

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Asia Week New York Results 2013

New Focus On (April 3, 2013)

From the minute the 400 guests started streaming through the revolving doors of the Guggenheim Museum on March 15 to celebrate the launch of Asia Week New York, up until the last closing of the 43 gallery exhibitions on March 24, the exuberance and enthusiasm was palpable as hundreds of international collectors, curators, scholars and Asian art aficionados converged in New York to see and purchase an extraordinary array of treasures from every corner of Asia.

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Asia Week New York 2013 Achieves 175 Million Dollars in Sales

ARTFIXdaily (April 3, 2013)

The Asian art specialists here from Australia, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, and the United States reported strong sales to known and new buyers from around the globe, with many works on reserve by museums. To date, the combined sales realized by these galleries together with the highly successful auctions—many with record-breaking prices—at Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle New York and Sotheby’s, achieved 175 million dollars up from last year’s 170 million dollar total.

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Asia Week New York Generates Over 175 Million in Sales

Xinhua News (April 3, 2013) – in Chinese

According to data recently released by Asia Week New York organizers, the recently concluded Asia Week New York generated 175 million US dollars in sales at the galleries and auction houses, representing an increase of 5 million dollars over last year.

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Asia Week New York 2013 achieves 175 million dollars in sales up from last year's 170 million dollar total

artdaily.org (April 2, 2013)

From the minute the 400 guests started streaming through the revolving doors of the Guggenheim Museum on March 15 to celebrate the launch of Asia Week New York, up until the last closing of the 43 gallery exhibitions on March 24, the exuberance and enthusiasm was palpable as hundreds of international collectors, curators, scholars and Asian art aficionados converged in New York to see and purchase an extraordinary array of treasures from every corner of Asia. The Asian art specialists here from Australia, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, and the United States reported strong sales to known and new buyers from around the globe, with many works on reserve by museums. 

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Chinese art's hefty ticket back home

China Daily (March 29, 2013)

A late-Shang dynasty (c. 16th century-11th century BC) bronze tripod jue gets passed down by generations of an American family, losing two of its legs as well as the awe it once inspired, only to find its way on a plane back to China legs in tow and re-attached.

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Asia Week New York: Buddhist Art – New Market Favorite

zhfgwh.com (March 23, 2013) – in Chinese

According to Artron net., this year's new favorite is Buddhist art. For Indian, Southeast Asian and Tibetan Buddhist artworks, the final sales prices are 3-4 times higher than normal, showing signs of market revival.

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Painters reinvigorate ancient form

China Daily (March 22, 2013)

Although China has a long tradition of ink painting, the medium was branded as feudal elitist during the "cultural revolution" (1966-76), shunned in favor of Western-style Social Realist oil painting techniques. But champions of the ink art form are experiencing a renewed interest in the tradition, with a variety of contemporary examples on display during Asia Week New York in exhibitions at Sotheby's and Christie's, and in "Chinese Abstraction Now," an exhibition at M. Sutherland Fine Arts gallery.

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Asia Week New York 2013 and the Lesley Kehoe Galleries

What Is James Wearing? (March 22, 2013)

Asia Week NY 2013 is in full swing here in New York City! With a mission to celebrate and promote Asian art in New York City, Asia Week New York is a collaboration of top-tier Asian art specialists, major auction houses, and world-renowned museums and Asian cultural institutions in the metropolitan New York area. In short, it presents the most perfect opportunity to fall even more deeply in love with art from the Asian art.

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VIDEO: Asian Art Gains Popularity in New York's Spring Season of Auctions

SinovisionNet (March 20, 2013) – in Chinese

Sinovision interviews dealers participating in Asia Week New York as well as Henry Howard-Sneyd, Chairman of Asia Week New York and Sotheby's Vice Chairman of Asian Art, Americas. Click through to watch video.

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Asia Week Press Walk 2013

Asian Fusion (March 20, 2013)

Having been guided on a tour of ASIA WEEK PRESS WALK plant by Marilyn, I must say that I am thoroughly impressed with the operations and personnel. And of course the arts are amazing. It was a full-day of gallery-hopping to many of the exhibitions.

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Deities, Buddhas and Beauty

ilovefc.com (March 20, 2013)

For a fifth straight year, an international roster of dealers and New York’s great museums and auction houses join in a weeklong celebration of the art of Asia.  Asia Week 2013 features 43 top-tier international galleries from Australia, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, and the U.S, all gathered from March 15 through the 23rd to present millions of dollars worth of rare treasures from the Far East.

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The Editor Is In: Glittery Asian Week in New York

IN New York (March 20, 2013)

Having a chance to be a part of the glitterati in New York City as a journalist is always a bit surreal….kind of like stepping into a scene from “Sex and the City” that just turned real, or popping off a page of a Dominick Dunne novel. This journalist’s most recent taste of New York’s highbrow excitement was going to the opening of Asia Week at the Solomon R. Guggenheim museum on Friday evening, March 15th.

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Spring arrives tomorrow

New York Social Diary (March 19, 2013)

Last Friday evening, Asia Week New York held their kick-off reception at the Guggenheim Museum. In just a few years, Asia Week New York has become a much-anticipated event for international collectors, curators, and scholars who converge in New York to partake in a non-stop week of auctions sales, lectures and gallery exhibitions, presented by a record-breaking 43 galleries, from Australia, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Switzerland, Thailand and the U.S. 

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Five Minutes with Noémie Bonnet

Artsy (March 19, 2013)

Noémie Bonnet is the newly appointed Executive Director of Asia Week New York and the creative aficionado behind the outreach of the week’s programming, which she was happy to elaborate upon during our brief chat.

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Marvelous Mosaic: 7+ Great Ways to Enjoy Japanese Culture in NYC

The Artsy Voyager (March 19, 2013)

Every March, Asia Week highlights work by Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian artists in 43+ galleries, museums, and Asian cultural institutions throughout the city. Even after the week of special exhibitions is over, you can visit the galleries to see some truly-spectacular Japanese art, from ancient through contemporary. 

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From Scrolls to Seals to Snuff Bottles: Gallerist Hits Asia Week New York

GalleristNY (March 18, 2013)

Taking some time off of art after the Armory Show extravaganza? Don’t. If you snooze you lose on the fifth annual Asia Week New York, which is to say, you lose out on prize Ming porcelain, gleaming gilt bronze Buddhas, lavish cloisonné and serene Japanese scrolls.

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Chopped Heads, Jade Seals Star in $100 Million Asia Week

Bloomberg (March 18, 2013)

New York’s Asia Week art extravaganza includes 15 auctions with about $100 million in Qianlong seals, ink scrolls and scary deities. In addition, more than 40 galleries are hosting Asian art exhibitions around town, with prices starting at $100 and exceeding $500,000.

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Searching for the cool and modern at Asia Week New York

The Modern Sybarite (March 18, 2013)

More comprehensive than an art fair, Asia Week New York 2013 opened in New York last Friday with a fun fete at the Guggenheim Museum.  But what is Asia Week you ask?  It’s a week-long event of top-tier exhibitions, auctions, lectures, special events and parties hosted by 43 Asian galleries and visiting dealers from Japan to Europe, 5 auction houses including Sotheby’s and Christie’s and 17 museums and cultural institutions from around the area.

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Asia Week NY | Joan Mirviss

glass (March 18, 2013)

Seven Sages of Japanese Ceramics, the current exhibition at Joan B Mirviss, presents an overview of some of the absolute best modern ceramics made in Japan during the past century. This show is also the concluding exhibition of Joan Mirviss’ 35th anniversary year. Each ceramicist featured in the show was groundbreaking in his approach and technique.

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Five Questions For: Asia Week Chairman Henry Howard-Sneyd

Artsy (March 16, 2013)

Asia Week New York began in 2009 as an initiative to promote Asian art in New York City and ultimately seeking a broader reach worldwide. Now in its fifth year, the event brings together a growing number of Asian art specialists and an international clientele, who are presented with a week full of programming at galleries, museums, cultural institutions, and auction houses. 

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Contemporary Chinese Ink Paintings Gain Attention at Asia Week New York

Xinhua News (March 16, 2013) – in Chinese

During Asia Week New York starting March 15th, a wide array of renowned galleries, museums and auction houses celebrate contemporary Chinese ink paintings, which attract great attention among visitors and art collectors.

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Asia Week New York Kick-Off Reception at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

CharityHappenings.org (March 15, 2013)

A private, invitation-only reception was held at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum to kick off Asia Week New York. The collaboration of a top-tier roster of international Asian art specialists, major auction houses, museums and Asian cultural institutions—took place throughout metropolitan New York from March 15–23, 2013.

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VIDEO: Asia Week Press Walk Gives a Glimpse of What's In Store

SINOVISION English Channel (March 15, 2013)

Five years ago a group of 16 galleries in Manhattan's Upper East Side got together in order promote Asian art in New York City. Since then, that collective spirit evolved into Asia Week, which has grown to include over forty-three galleries, major auction houses and Asian cultural institutions. With international dealers showcasing the best of what they've got, Asia Week makes March in New York City the place for Asian art aficionados. Click through to watch video.

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New York's Immersion in Asian Art: 2013 Asia Week New York

China Daily (March 15, 2013)

Marking its fifth year, today Asia Week New York kicks off an eight-day celebration of Asian art that will offer specially-curated exhibitions of Asian artwork at 43 galleries, in tandem with five major auction houses and 17 museums and cultural institutions. On display will be paintings, ceramics, bronzes, sculptures, photographs, textiles and jewelry from across Asia.

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Asia Week to highlight artistic treasures

examiner.com (March 15, 2013)

Asia Week begins this Friday, March 15, and continues through Saturday, March 23. This is the fifth annual Asia Week event to take place in New York and gallery and auction house owners are already seeing it as a success! Asia Week was created in order to present some of the best works of art and antiques from the continent to New York. Statues of fearsome gods and goddesses, bright blue and white ceramics, miniature paintings of young lovers in the throe of passion, and wall hangings of simple, peaceful scenes of nature are all some of the works you'll find as you wander from one gallery to museum to auction house after another.

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Asia Week New York kicks off today

The Editor-at-Large (March 15, 2013)

To mark the arrival of Asia Week New York, brightly colored yellow-and-blue banners are flying over Midtown and the Upper East Side in honor of the weeklong celebration of Asian art and culture, March 15 - 23. The Week unites an illustrious roster of 43 international Asian art specialists—the largest number to date—along with five major auction houses and 17 world-renowned museums and Asian cultural institutions. 

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Asia Week New York Launches Today

Artron (March 15, 2013) – in Chinese

During the week-long celebration, artworks from all over Asia, including China, India, Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia, will be presented.

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Asia Week New York: Celebrating Asian Art

JapanCulture NYC (March 15, 2013)

Asia Week New York is a nine-day celebration of Asian art throughout New York City with special events, auctions, and exhibitions at 47 leading Asian art specialists, five major auction houses, and 17 museums and cultural institutions. Now in its fifth year, Asia Week New York has grown from its inaugural open house in March 2009 into its largest number of participants.

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Asia Week New York, March 15–23, 2013

PollyTalk from New York (March 15, 2013)

New York’s essential event 'Asia Week New York,' an extraordinary eight-day extravaganza invites New Yorkers, art enthusiasts, collectors and scholars to take a first-hand look at the artistry, ingenuity and antiquities from China, Japan, Korea, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia. In a rare and cultural opportunity visitors will interact with international art dealers in 43 galleries, who have put out the blue and yellow welcome mat at their front doors announcing their Asia Week affiliation, kicking off with an open house weekend, Saturday March 16 and Sunday March 17.

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Tibetan Manuscripts, Vintage Luggage Stickers and Quilts

The New York Times (March 14, 2013)

During the current Asia Week New York sales, Tibetan book covers and a few manuscript pages are for sale at Bonhams, Christie’s, Sotheby’s and the Carlo Cristi gallery in Manhattan, each with four- and five-figure prices and estimates.

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Across a Sprawling Continent, Across the Centuries: Asia Week New York Art Shows Take Over Upper East Side

The New York Times (March 14, 2013)

The annual Asia Week New York has the festive hum of a big art fair, but is somewhat more challenging to navigate: its 40-plus shows take place at galleries all over the Upper East Side, and there’s often enough in a single exhibition to hold your attention for hours. Home in on a particular region or bring a stopwatch and make it a cross-continent marathon; the choice is yours.

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Asia Week dealers make up for loss of fairs with significant shows

The Art Newspaper (March 14, 2013)

New York’s Asia Week (15-23 March) has shrugged off the demise of the International Asian Art Fair (organised by Haughton International Fairs and last held in 2008), showing that this pluralist gathering works better without an overpriced, often overcrowded official focal point.

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Asia Week New York 2013 Press Walk

Asian in NY / Blog (March 14, 2013)

It’s a rare event that will have me gladly wake up at 6am without pressing the snooze button. But at 8am yesterday, I was at China 2000 Fine Art, eager to partake in the Asia Week New York’s Press Walk. Asia Week’s PR maven, Marilyn White led a group to preview some of the galleries participating in Asia Week New York, the annual collaboration of international Asian art specialists, major auction houses, museums and Asian cultural institutions. Read Part I here and Part II here.

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Highlights from Asia Week New York 2013

High End Weekly (March 14, 2013)

All of the participating galleries boast an impressive collection of antiques, as well as a vast number of fine and decorative arts which included traditional and contemporary artwork from China, India, Japan, Korea, Tibet, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, and Cambodia. The price of these objets d'art range from the few thousands to the staggering millions. Asia Week is a spectacular time in this town, and it offers a rare opportunity for collectors, art students, philosophers, or art enthusiasts to view and collect the rarest, and most unique museum quality Asian paintings, statues, screens, sculptures, jewelry, pottery and textiles.

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From Ming Ceramics to Gleaming Gods, Gallery Shows to See During Asia Week

BLOUIN ARTINFO (March 13, 2013)

Five years after its inception, Asia Week will be bigger than ever this spring. Growing 25 percent over last year, the event will include auctions and special exhibitions at 43 galleries, many of which have traveled to New York from cities across the world. Most exhibitions are open to the public from March 15-23, and will showcase a variety of painting, sculpture, ceramics, and jewelry from all over Asia. New York’s auction houses will be involved as well, hosting sales throughout the week.

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On Location: Asia Week New York

1stdibs (March 13, 2013)

Happily, just as New Yorkers have officially grown tired of winter, here comes a city-wide event that's almost like a holiday abroad. From March 15 through 23, Asia Week New York offers an eight-day feast of artworks from China, Japan, Korea, India and Southeast Asia. This year, 43 galleries from all over the world are participating, many in spaces borrowed from the city's art galleries.

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Asia Week New York About to Begin, with Fascinating Contemporary Chinese Ink

CNTV (March 13, 2013) – in Chinese

The 2013 Asia Week New York starts off with 43 internationally known galleries, 5 auction houses and 17 world-renowned cultural institutions. Heading into its fifth year, Asia Week New York 2013 is slated for March 15–23, featuring a great number of lectures, exhibitions, auctions and educational programs.

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Asia Week New York Banners Raised High Above Midtown and the Upper East Side

ARTFIXdaily (March 12, 2013)

To mark the arrival of Asia Week New York, brightly colored yellow- and-blue banners are now overlooking midtown and the Upper East side, starting at 89th Street and Fifth Avenue, throughout the 70s on Madison Avenue,  at 70th Street and Park Avenue, at 66th Street and Madison Avenue, and finally on 57th Street and Madison Avenue.

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New York on Song for its Annual Asia Week

MasterArt (March 12, 2013)

Coinciding exactly with Maastricht is another event which gets serious international attention and that is the increasingly vibrant Asia Week New York which officially runs from March 15 to 23, although a good number of the gallery shows stay open for some time after that.

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Growing importance of Chinese customers on international Asian art scene

Asian art blog (March 11, 2013)

China Center NY announces that it will assist with fostering a cross-continental dialogue and will sponsor the translation of digital Asia Week New York materials into Chinese. China Center New York’s artistic director, Weng Ling, will join the coterie of Asia Week New York visitors this year, navigating this year’s schedule of top-tier exhibitions, auctions, lectures and special events.

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Asia Week New York 2013

New Focus On (March 11, 2013)

On March 15, Asia Week New York launches an eight-day extravaganza to tempt collectors, curators, scholars and Asian art aficionados the world over with a spectacular array of treasures that span a wide spectrum of specialties on offer from a top-tier roster of 43 international dealers. Many of these galleries will showcase contemporary work alongside traditional creations; others will shine the spotlight solely on present-day works. 

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China Center New York Announces Partnership with Asia Week New York

Asiance (March 8, 2013)

China Center New York announces that it is one of the official partners of Asia Week New York, the annual destination for international Asian art collectors, curators and scholars. Specifically, the China Center New York will assist with fostering a cross-continental dialogue and will sponsor the translation of digital Asia Week New York materials into Chinese at www.asiaweekny.com.

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Full Immersion: Making the Most of Asia Week

The Epoch Times (March 7, 2013)

Collectors, scholars, and arts enthusiasts alike are poised to savor New York’s essential event for Asian art. They will interact with a record number of international Asian art dealers during Asia Week New York, which runs from March 15 to 23.

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Design News: Continental Celebration

New York Magazine (March 7, 2013)

In Japan, the screen serves a dual purpose—it is simultaneously a piece of art and a functional piece of furniture. Maio Motoko is a contemporary screen artist, and her subject, though traditional, has inspired her to use many unusual materials, including iron rust and persimmon juice. Motoko’s work will be featured in “Deconstructing Tradition: Contemporary Japan—Maio Motoko & Unryuan Katamura Tatsuo,” one of the 43 exhibitions that compose Asia Week New York 2013. This Friday, March 15, through the 23rd, the fifth annual Asia Week brings together international Asian-art specialists with auction houses and museums for eight days of free exhibitions.

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March Gallery Focus: Asia Week New York

examiner.com (March 6, 2013)

Asia Week is an annual event that takes place at many of the galleries and cultural centers throughout new York. This year, 43 Asian art specialists, 5 auction houses, and 17 museums are participating. Asia Week is comprised of gallery exhibitions, auctions, lectures, workshops, special sales, and other events.

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This is New York City: March 6–19

nycgo.com (March 6, 2013)

Asia Week: For nine days, the art and culture of Asia take over New York City, bringing exhibitions, auctions and special events.

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Asia Week New York: Eastern Breezes

Where Magazine (March 2013)

Americans' fascination with the fine and decorative arts of Asia continues to grow—which helps explain why an unprecedented 43 local and international dealers are participating in Asia Week New York this year.

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From East to West: One Remarkable Object Ties the Past to the Present in Today's Contemporary Interiors

ARTFIXdaily (March 5, 2013)

Ever since Portuguese traders brought Chinese and Japanese screens back from the Orient more than four centuries ago, these works of art have been an enduring and timeless element in smartly appointed Western interiors. There is no better place to select among the finest screens on the international market than Asia Week New York. Kicking off on March 15 and running through March 23, this extraordinary eight-day event brings together 43 Asian art specialists, the largest number to date.

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Asia Week New York 2013

Asian Art Newspaper (March 2013)

The week-long celebration is filled with a non-stop schedule of simultaneous gallery open houses, Asian art auctions, as well as numerous exhibitions, lectures and special events. With the addition of 18 new galleries, the committee of Asia Week New York have announced a record number of international participants this year.

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Asia Week New York

IN New York (March 2013)

Among the offerings during Asia Week New York is a paneled screen (17th Century), part of The Nightlife: Entertainments of the Floating World exhibit at Scholten Japanese Art.

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Top 8 March Events in New York City

Weekend Notes (March 4, 2013)

In 2012, art lovers spent a staggering USD170 million on art at Asia Week in New York. The City's fascination with Asian art and culture returns this Spring with a week of exhibitions, auctions and special events among 65 museums, galleries, auction houses and cultural institutions. 

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Asia Week New York

Gazette Drouot International (March 2013)

Page 48-49: Asia Week New York returns again this year, and promises even more delights with the largest number of galleries taking part since its foundation. Over the course of nine days, the city will pay tribute to Asian art, with the participation of no fewer than 43 international specialists, 5 leading auction houses and 17 museums and Asian cultural institutions.

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Asian Invasion

Cottages & Gardens (March 2013)

Celebrating its fifth anniversary, Asia Week New York is packed with high-octane auctions, a record 43 gallery exhibitions, and shows, symposiums, and lectures at 17 museums and cultural institutions. The country’s largest event devoted to Asian art and antiques, it stands to eclipse last year’s sales figures of $170 million.

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Asian art fest reflects growth

Crain's New York Business (March 3, 2013)

Signs of the growing interest in Asian art are everywhere, from the rising prices to the number of museums and galleries featuring the works. But when Asia Week New York kicks off on March 15, the signals will be even more visible. read more…

Asia Week New York

Orientations (March 2013)

The 2013 edition of Asia Week New York (AWNY) will host 43 participating dealers, the largest showing yet, with eighteen newcomers to the fair. Nine days of events will include lectures and discussions at major art institutions, coinciding with several auction series.

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Calendar: March 2013

Modern Luxury (March 2013)

March 15–23, Asia Week New York: View Asian fine art on display in galleries and museums throughout the city.

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Asia Week New York 2013: March 15–23

Buddhist Art News (March 1, 2013)

March 15th kicks off the fifth year of Asia Week New York, the extraordinary eight-day extravaganza that brings to New York a glorious array of prized Asian works of art, displayed in specially-curated simultaneous exhibitions at 43 galleries throughout the metropolitan area. The event draws an international coterie of collectors, curators and enthusiasts from every corner of the globe. 

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Gallery Walk

Art+Auction (March 2013)

Five year after its inception, the city-wide Asia Week extravaganza will be bigger than ever this spring. A 25 percent bump in participants brings the total to 43 galleries, with several exhibitors arriving from abroad.

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Asia Week in New York: Full of Eastern Promise

Antiques Trade Gazette (March 1, 2013)

For the art and antiques world, New York in the spring increasingly means turning attention to the East. It is the time when the galleries and auction houses get together to mount a burgeoning roster of exhibitions, auctions and related events that make up Asia Week New York.

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The Art Market – Market Preview

Apollo (February 22, 2013)

While it is tempting to say that Asia Week New York (15–23 March) saw its heyday in the late 1990s during the early years of the Asian Art Fair, the event has reinvented itself in recent times and now boasts its highest ever number of international participants. This year 18 new galleries have signed up, bringing the total to 43 – some 25 per cent more than in 2012. 

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Asia Week New York, Update – Henry Howard-Sneyd

Art, Antiques and Luxury Design Blog (February 21, 2013)

Asia Week New York unites an illustrious roster of 43 international Asian art specialists – the largest number to date – along with five major auction houses and 17 world-renowned museums and Asian cultural institutions. All work together towards a singular purpose: that of weaving Asian art into the cultural fabric of New York and beyond.

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asia week new york

nycgo.com (February 19, 2013)

For seven days, the art and culture of Asia takes over New York City, bringing exhibitions, auctions and special events. Among the 65 museums, galleries, auction houses and cultural institutions participating are the Brooklyn Museum, the Guggenheim Museum, the Museum of Chinese in America and the Rubin Museum of Art.

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Upcoming Events: Asia Week New York

1stdibs (February 13, 2013)

During this annual celebration of Asian art, dozens of leading specialists, museums and auction houses present special exhibitions, sales and events throughout the city.

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Asia Week New York rallies Asian art collectors with an unprecedented array of museum-quality exhibitions

artdaily.org (February 12, 2013)

March 15th kicks off the fifth year of Asia Week New York, the extraordinary eight-day extravaganza that brings to New York a glorious array of prized Asian works of art, displayed in specially-curated simultaneous exhibitions at 43 galleries throughout the metropolitan area. The event draws an international coterie of collectors, curators and enthusiasts from every corner of the globe.

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Asia Week New York 2013

Asian art blog (February 10, 2013)

The Asia Week New York 2013 will take place in New York City from March 15th until 23th, being carried out for the fifth year in 2013. World-renowned gallery exhibitions will be accompanied by auction sales and lectures from museums and cultural institutions.

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Tane Seed by Maio Motoko

Materialicious (January 31, 2013)

In the buoyant optimistic colors of regenerative Spring, this pair of two-fold screens, by Maio Motoko, are made of Washi (Japanese Rice Paper), pigment and urushi (lacquer) and will be available during Asia Week New York, at the Lesley Kehoe Galleries, from Melbourne Australia.

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Asia Week New York

Interior Design (January 28, 2013)

Carrying forth a mission to celebrate and promote Asian art in New York City, Asia Week New York is a collaboration of top-tier Asian art specialists, major auction houses, and world-renowned museums and Asian cultural institutions in the metropolitan New York area.

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Movers+Shakers

Art+Auction (January 2013)

With the next edition of Asia Week New York slated for March, the organization that shepherds auction houses, galleries, and museums in a collaborative celebration of Asian culture has appointed 27-year-old Noémie Bonnet as its first executive director.

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Participation Peaks for Asia Week New York

Eyes In (December 15, 2012)

Eighteen new galleries from Australia, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, and the United States join the 2013 edition of Asia Week New York, bringing the total to an unprecedented 43 galleries.

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With the Addition of 18 New Galleries, Asia Week New York Announces Record Number of International Participants

ARTFIXdaily (December 6, 2012)

Eighteen new galleries from Australia, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, and the United States join the 2013 edition of Asia Week New York, bringing the total to an unprecedented 44 galleries, it was announced by Henry Howard-Sneyd, Chairman of Asia Week New York, and Sotheby's Vice-Chairman Asian Art, Americas.

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Asia Week New York Establishes a Record with 44 International Exhibitors

Art Media Agency (December 5, 2012)

18 new galleries will take part in the 2013 edition of Asia Week New York, establishing a record of 44 international participants. For Henry Howard-Sneyd, president of Asia Week New York and Vice-Chairman of Asian art at Sotheby’s, this result confirms the importance of New York on the market of Asian art.

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Asia Week New York Announces Record Number of International Participants

artdaily.org (December 2, 2012)

"This is the largest number of galleries that have participated since the inception of Asia Week New York nearly five years ago, and represents 25% growth over last year," says Howard-Sneyd. "As more and more Asian art dealers recognize that New York is the place to be in March, we are able to select a broader and more diverse group of specialists eager to exhibit here. This confirms just how vital Asia Week New York has become as a destination for international Asian art collectors, curators and scholars."

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Asia Week New York's Team Expands

The Art Newspaper (December 2012)

Noémie Bonnet has been appointed to the new role of executive director of Asia Week New York. "We wanted a fresh perspective and ideas, to take us out of the comfort zone," says Jiyoung Koo, the president of the Asia Week New York board.

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Experienced Consultant Noémie Bonnet Appointed Executive Director of Asia Week New York

artdaily.org (October 24, 2012)

Working with the group's Asia Week Planning Committee of gallery and auction house representatives, Ms. Bonnet will oversee the strategies and operations necessary to continue raising Asia Week New York's profile as a premier destination on the international Asian art calendar. She will execute the organization's plans for branding, communications, development, and events.

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Guggenheim to Host Asia Week NY Next Year

The Editor at Large (October 23, 2012)

In the past, Asia Week New York has been held at the Morgan Library, the Rubin Museum, Asia Society, and other noteworthy destinations across the city. This year, Asian Week and the private opening reception will be held at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

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Noemie Bonnet Named Executive Director of Asia Week New York

GalleristNY (October 22, 2012)

Art consultant Noémie Bonnet has been appointed executive director of Asia Week New York, the annual event that brings together roughly 40 auction houses, museums and Asian cultural institutions for a week-long run of exhibitions, lectures, auctions and special events.

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Plans Are Out for Asia Week New York 2013

The Epoch Times (October 22, 2012)

Plans for the unparalleled Asian art event of the world have been announced. The efflorescence of Asia Week New York is worth the wait for returning art enthusiasts, seasoned collectors, and the city's art lovers. An astounding collaboration of international Asian art specialists, major auction houses, museums, and Asian cultural institutions showcasing and selling traditional Asian art will take place simultaneously throughout metropolitan New York from March 15–23.

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Asia Week New York Scheduled for March 15-23, 2013

Auction Central News (October 2, 2012)

"As we head into our fifth year, it is extremely gratifying to see how important Asia Week New York has become for so many international collectors, curators, scholars and Asian Art enthusiasts," said Howard-Sneyd. "And we are especially delighted that the Guggenheim Museum reception will set the stage for the exciting week of activities."

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2012 Edition

Asia Week NY 2012 Sales Exceed $170 Million

Asiance Magazine (April 2012)

Asia Week New York concluded its nine-day run on March 24 and was met with great enthusiasm from the multitude of international collectors, curators, scholars and Asian art aficionados who descended upon New York to see an extraordinary array of treasures from every corner of Asia. The thirty-three Asian art specialists from England, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, and the United States reported strong sales to known and new buyers, from here and abroad, with many works on reserve by museums.

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Spring is Here

New York Social Diary (March 23, 2012)

And on Friday night, Asia Week New York held their kick-off reception at the Morgan Museum & Library. International collectors and curators head to New York every March to partake in a non-stop of week of auctions, symposia and fascinating exhibitions presented by over three-dozen galleries, from here and abroad. It's an excellent opportunity to view (and purchase) an astonishing array of the rarest and finest Asian examples of porcelain, jewelry, paintings, ceramics, sculpture, books, bronzes, prints, photographs, and jades from China, Japan, Korea, India the Himalayas, and Southeast Asia.

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Asia Week for Beginners: New York Experts on the Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Indian Art Markets

BLOUIN ARTINFO (March 21 , 2012)

This week, many of New York's auction houses, art gallerys, and cultural institutions have teamed up to present the annual spring Asia Week, with focused programming and exhibitions related to art throughout the continent. Reports on Asian art generally focus on the more extravagant works and prices (remember the $85-million fish vase?), which these days tend to be in the Chinese art category, but the high-end of traditional Chinese art is only a sliver of the commerce going on in New York's robust Asian art scene.

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Investing In and Collecting Asian Art: Expert Insight from Suneet Kapoor

The Epoch Times (March 19, 2012)

Indian and Himalayan arts are close to Suneet Kapoor's heart. He is the latest generation of Kapoors to specialize in museum-quality Indian miniature paintings and Himalayan statuary. Kapoor Galleries is a family business founded in 1975 by Ramesh and Urmil Kapoor. After studying Indian art at the School of Oriental and African Studies, Suneet is carrying on the family tradition.

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Investing In and Collecting Asian Art: Expert Insight from Jiyoung Koo

The Epoch Times (March 19, 2012)

A lover of beauty and Korean art, Jiyoung Koo resonates with collectors of fine art. Her expertise and "client comes first" approach has cemented Koo as a go-to person for curators and collectors. She does not promote a strictly investing perspective with fine art, but, she says, "I do strongly feel that art has and continues to retain value, so in that sense may be considered 'investment-worthy.'"

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Influence and Inspiration: Korea's Place in Asian Art History

The Epoch Times (March 18, 2012)

Akin to a fine cup of tea, the fresh leaves of China were steeped in the hot water of Korean culture and the brew poured into the dainty cups of Japan. Geographically poised between China and Japan, Korea has played both a linking and influential role as a stronghold of Buddhist culture in East Asia that can be seen in the artworks of all three countries. These countries have a long history of devotion to Buddhism, and until the arrival of communism in the region, many artworks referenced Buddhist practices.

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Asia Week New York 2012 Preview

BLOUIN ARTINFO (March 16, 2012)

ARTINFO previewed some of the highlights of Asia Week which runs from March 16 through 24 and asked Asian art dealers and auctioneers what they're excited to have on display. Click through to watch video.

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The Art Market: Dollars and Censors

Financial Times (March 16, 2012)

Asia week has kicked off in New York with an array of exhibitions, auctions, lectures and the Arts of Pacific Asia fair. It's open house for dealers this weekend, and then the auctions start on Monday and continue all week. Local dealers are joining with out-of-towners — among them Francesca Galloway and Johnny Eskenazi from London, the London Gallery from Tokyo — to offer everything from Indian miniatures or ancient Chinese silver and gold (Lally) to central Asian textiles (Carlo Cristi).

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Sacred, Sensual and Scholarly: Asia Week in New York Includes More Than 40 Shows

The New York Times (March 15, 2012)

New York never lacks for art, but as spring approaches, movable feasts of it seem to arrive in waves. Last week nearly a dozen fairs put extra servings of contemporary and Modern art on the table. Friday is the official beginning of Asia Week, a visual repast of more than 40 shows staged by New York and out-of-town dealers and spread mostly through galleries around the Upper East Side, on or just off Madison Avenue.

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Highlights from Asia Week New York 2012

High End Weekly (March 15, 2012)

"The Strange Elizabethans" — Growing up in Hong Kong, at times, the artist felt lost with her identity, and often envisioned the Chinese population as anonymous, but with a strong tie to England. By artist Annysa Ng from China 2000 Fine Arts.

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Don't Miss: March 10-16

The Wall Street Journal (March 9, 2012)

"The Big Asian Apple" — The Morgan Library & Museum is one of many sites joining in Asia Week New York 2012. Pictured here, a contemporary take on ancient pottery by Japanese ceramist Omori, presented by Dai Ichi Arts at the Hollis Taggart galleries.

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The Morgan Library & Museum Celebrates Asia Week New York 2012

ARTFIXdaily (March 2, 2012)

The Morgan Library & Museum is pleased to present a small selection of Chinese works of art to coincide with Asia Week New York 2012. The exhibition will be on view from March 13 to March 27. Although known primarily for its outstanding European and American drawings, manuscripts, and rare books, the Morgan has, since its inception, also had a small Asian collection.

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Asia Week New York

Orientations (March 2012)

Asia Week New York 2012 retains a similar format to that seen last year and again comprises dozens of special events and exhibitions. The "Asia Week" group (AWNY) is made up of more than thirty galleries, and involves five auction houses — Christie's, Sotheby's, Bonhams, Doyle New York and iGavel — and several museums and Asian cultural institutions.

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What's On: Asia Week 2012

The Art Newspaper (March 2012)

Now in its 20th year, New York's Asia Week plans to embrace shifting tastes and to attract new visitors while continuing to do what it does best: bring high quality Asian art to the city. Thirty-four international and local galleries will be staging exhibitions in a week that also sees the auction houses' major Asian sales.

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Asia Week New York 2012

Asian Art Newspaper (March 2012)

Asia Week New York 2012 is a collaboration of over 30 US and international galleries, five auction houses and numerous museums and cultural institutions. The event runs from 16 to 24 March, with the open-house weekend for all dealers who are participating in Asia Week New York on 17 and 18 March.

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Around the Galleries

Apollo (March 1, 2012)

Collectors are spoilt for choice this month at Asia Week New York, while an array of fine art and design exhibitions take place across Paris and Maastricht to coincide with the spring fair season. With an extraordinary line-up of exhibitions and fairs taking place on both sides of the Atlantic, March promises to be a significant month for collectors. New York plays host to Asia Week (1624 March; www.asiaweekny.com), with around 30 American and European galleries offering shows across Manhattan.

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Indian Paintings Getting New Attention from Museums and Collectors

Art & Antiques (March 2012)

Look once and you'll look twice. It's almost impossible to resist the diminutive drama of Indian painting. This incredibly rich but broad category, which scholars now timeline from the 12th through 19th centuries, might be best known to the art world as Indian miniatures, color-soaked, gemlike paintings of courtly, religious and literary scenes, a genre that is generally associated with the period of the Mughal empire (15601858).

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Asia Week New York: Eight Day Extravaganza to Celebrate the Best of the East

Avenue (March 2012)

Asia Week is bringing the best of China, Japan, Korea, India, the Himalayas, and Southeast Asia to Manhattan. Starting March 16, numerous New York galleries and five auction houses will feature ancient, antique, and contemporary Asian artworks. A not-to-be-missed event for serious collectors art aficionados and casual viewers, 33 galleries will house the finest examples of art from the East from local and international dealers.

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Asia Week Kicks Off in New York

Robb Report (February 27, 2012)

With each successive year, Asia Week New York grows bigger and better. In 2012, no fewer than five auction houses will offer relevant sales of artworks and artifacts from China, Korea, Japan, India, and Southeast Asia, and 17 museums and other institutions will offer special programming. Indeed, the festivities cannot fit within a single week.  Asia Week New York officially starts on March 16 and continues through March 24.

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Asia Week New York Capitalizes on Surging World Market for Asian Art and Antiques

artdaily.org (February 25, 2012)

A connected global economy, affordable global travel, and constant global migration are the clear signposts of a world that has truly shed its boundaries. Is it any wonder that interior design has itself become globalized? And nowhere will that trend be more in evidence than at the upcoming Asia Week New York 2012, which runs from March 16 to March 24. Asia Week New York is a collaboration of Asian art specialists, five auction houses, and 17 museums and cultural institutions throughout the metropolitan New York area, all promoting and celebrating the remarkable realm of Asian art, antiques and design.

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Look Ahead to Asia Week 2012

artnet (February 21, 2012)

The Asian art-market explosion is being felt on the other side of the world—right here in Manhattan, that is. The annual spring extravaganza known as Asia Week, Mar. 16-24, 2012, features sales at no less than five auction houses, and also expands its reach to include 33 gallery shows plus events at 17 museums and Asian cultural institutions. In 2009, a mere 16 galleries took part.

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Asia Week New York: March 16-24, 2012

High End Weekly (February 13, 2012)

"Asia Week New York provides an astonishing showcase for the strength and breath of material that this city offers in all disciplines of Asian art" said Howard-Sneyd, Sotheby's Vice-Chairman Asian Art, Americas. "In a few short years, New York has become an essential destination for international collectors, curators, scholars, and Asian art enthusiasts alike."

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Asia Week NY Rolls Out an 8-Day Extravaganza of Gallery Open Houses and Museum Exhibitions

artdaily.org (January 31, 2012)

For Asia Week New York starting on March 16, nearly three-dozen galleries will host simultaneous exhibitions to spotlight prized ancient, antique, and contemporary Asian artworks. International and Manhattan dealers will showcase an astonishing array of the best art from China, Japan, Korea, India, the Himalayas, and Southeast Asia. The rarest and finest Asian examples of porcelain, jewelry, paintings, ceramics, sculpture, books, bronzes, prints, photographs, and jades constitute the rich offerings at the 33 specialist gallery presentations, some of which are being unveiled to the public for the first time.

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