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


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.