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Asia Week New York Zooms in on Kondō Takahiro: The Thinking Hand, Tuesday, February 20 at 5:00 p.m. EST

New York: Asia Week New York is pleased to present Kondō Takahiro: The Thinking Hand, a webinar celebrating one of Japan’s most admired ceramicists, on Tuesday, February 20th, at 5:00 p.m. (EST). Kondō–featured in Porcelains in the Mist: The Kondō Family of Ceramicists, on view at the Brooklyn Museum–will discuss his recent projects with renowned experts in the field: Glenn Adamson,

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Asia Week New York Celebrates a Decade and a Half of Cultural and Artistic Diversity

New York:  When the 2024 edition of Asia Week New York opens–from March 14th-22nd–it will mark fifteen years of international galleries and auction houses displaying Asian art from the many corners of the Far East.  United by their shared passion for the region’s diverse art and culture, this eagerly awaited annual event has become a must-attend destination for collectors, curators, and Asian art aficionados of all stripes.

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Asia Week New York, in Partnership with The Winter Show, Presents A Collecting Dynasty: The Rockefeller Family at the Park Avenue Armory, January 20th

New York: Asia Week New York, in partnership with The Winter Show, presents A Collecting Dynasty: The Rockefeller Family. The discussion, moderated by Joan B. Mirviss, will be held on Saturday, January 20 at 3:00 p.m. in the historic Board of Officers Room at the Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, New York.

As passionate art collectors and philanthropists with an incredible range of interests that spanned the globe,

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Celebrating 15 Years, Asia Week New York 2024 Welcomes International Galleries, Collectors, Scholars, and Asian Art Enthusiasts

New York: The Asia Week New York Association is delighted to announce the participation of twenty-eight esteemed international galleries and six leading auction houses —Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby’s–in the 2024 edition of Asia Week New York. Marking its 15th year in celebrating Asian art and culture, the exhibitions, and auctions will run from March 14th through March 22nd.

This year,

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Asia Week New York Zooms in on Unintended Consequences: An Overview of Objects of Addiction: Opium, Empire, and the Chinese Art Trade, at the Harvard Art Museums, Wednesday, December 13th

New York: Asia Week New York, in collaboration with Harvard Art Museums, is delighted to present Unintended Consequences: An Overview of “Objects of Addiction—Opium, Empire, and the Chinese Art Trade, now on display there through January 14, 2024. This intriguing webinar explores the interconnected histories of the opium trade and the Chinese art market from the late 18th to early 20th centuries.

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Songtsam Luxury Boutique Hotel Group Continues as Presenting Sponsor for Asia Week New York 2024

New York:  For the fifth year in a row, Asia Week New York Association is pleased to announce that Songtsam Group, the award-winning luxury boutique hotel collection, and Destination Management Company, located in the Chinese provinces of Tibet and Yunnan, will continue its sponsorship of Asia Week New York, which runs from March 14th – 22nd in 2024.

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Asia Week New York Zooms-in on “The Celestial City: Newport and China” September 12 at 5:00 p.m.

New York: In conjunction with The Preservation Society of Newport County, Asia Week New York is pleased to present The Celestial City: Newport and China, a webinar that will explore Newport’s deep connection with China from the 18th century through the Gilded Age, on Tuesday, September 12th  at 5:00 p.m. EST. To register click here.

The webinar will focus on the treasures of Chinese art collected by Newport merchants and industrialists;

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A Cornucopia of Gallery Exhibitions and Auctions for Asia Week New York Autumn 2023, from September 14-22

New York: Asia Week New York is pleased to announce that Autumn 2023, will run from September 14th to 22nd with online and in-person exhibitions–including works from nineteen international Asian art galleries and six auction houses–Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage, iGavel, and Sotheby’s. Ten of the galleries are simultaneously opening their doors to the public in New York, and the sales at the auction houses will be live and online.

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Asia Week New York 2023 Unveils an Abundance of Asian Art Treasures Each With a Fascinating Story to Tell

NEW YORK–When twenty-six international galleries and six auction houses–Bonhams, Christies, Doyle, Heritage, iGavel, and Sotheby’s– open their doors for the 2023 edition of Asia Week New York, from March 16th  through 24th , an abundance of eye-alluring treasures are certain to entice the wide swath of collectors, curators, and connoisseurs who, over the past fourteen years, mark this exciting occasion as a must-attend event on their collective calendars.

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Asia Week New York in Partnership with The Winter Show Present Partners in Life and Art: The Spectacular Collections of the Havemeyer Family, January 28, at the Park Avenue Armory

New York: Asia Week New York, in partnership with The Winter Show, is delighted to present Partners in Life and Art: The Spectacular Collections of the Havemeyer Family featuring noted authorities Alice Frelinghuysen and Thomas Denenberg. The presentation, moderated by Dessa Goddard, chairman of Asia Week New York, will be held on Saturday, January 28 at 3:30pm in the historic Colonel’s Room at the Park Avenue Armory,

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Asia Week New York 2023 Announces Stellar Line-up of International Gallery Exhibitions, Auctions and Museum Shows

New York: The Asia Week New York Association is pleased to announce that 26 international galleries and six auction houses —Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby’s–will participate in the 2023 edition of Asia Week New York. Now in its 14th year of celebrating Asian art and culture, the exhibitions and auctions–both in-person and online­­–commence March 16th through March 24th.

“We’re delighted to announce our distinguished roster of dealers and auction houses and look forward to their exciting and diverse array of Asian art treasures,”

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Songtsam Luxury Boutique Hotel Group Re-ups as Presenting Sponsor for Asia Week New York 2023

New York: The Asia Week New York Association is pleased to announce that Songtsam Group, the award-winning luxury boutique hotel collection, and Destination Management Company, located in the Chinese provinces of Tibet and Yunnan, will continue its sponsorship of Asia Week New York, which runs from March 16th- 24th in 2023.

“We are honored that Songtsam is the Presenting Sponsor of Asia Week New York,”

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Asia Week New York Zooms-in on Sherman Lee: Master of Art

Tuesday, September 13th

New York: To celebrate the start of Asia Week New York Autumn 2022, a webinar entitled Sherman Lee: Master of Art will be held on Tuesday, September 13 at 5:00 p.m.  To register click: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CNxATZ-JTnmo7V7XErJ8Pg

Sherman Lee is considered one of the leading Asian art experts in the United States. As director of the Cleveland Museum of Art for twenty- five years,

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A Bounty of Gallery Exhibitions and Auctions Headline Asia Week New York Autumn 2022, from September 14-23

New York: Asia Week New York is pleased to announce that Autumn 2022, will run from September 14 to 23 with an online and in-person exhibitions–including works from twenty-one international Asian art galleries and six auction houses–Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage, iGavel, and Sotheby’s. Thirteen of the galleries are simultaneously opening their doors to the public in New York, and the sales at the auction houses will be live and online.

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Asia Week New York Rings Up Over $98.6M in Sales

New York: After a two-year absence, Asia Week New York returned stronger than ever with galleries and auction houses ringing up total combined sales of $98,622,190. At press time, this figure includes 25 out of 26 galleries and 5 out of 6 auction houses–Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage, and Sotheby’s. iGavel Auctions opens for online bidding on April 7th.

Said Dessa Goddard chairman of Asia Week New York:“We were delighted by the enthusiastic response we received from our collectors,

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Contemporary Asian Art Stands Side by Side with Ancient Works During Asia Week New York

For Immediate Release

Contemporary Asian Art Stands Side by Side with Ancient Works During

Asia Week New York

New York: When Asia Week New York launches its nine-day extravaganza of exhibitions, auctions and museum shows on March 16th, almost half of the top-tier galleries will present a stunning array of contemporary paintings, prints, ink paintings, ceramics, bamboo sculpture,

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In the Year of the Tiger, Asia Week New York 2022 Roars Back with In-person Gallery Exhibitions, Auctions and Museum Shows

NEW YORK–The 2022 edition of Asia Week New York returns with its trademark whirlwind schedule of captivating gallery exhibitions, auction sales and museum shows, which runs from March 16th through March 25th.  Spread out across the city, 22 international galleries will open their doors to the public, with 4 others exhibiting online, while Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby’s will hold 14 in-person auctions with 6 online sales starting March 21st through March 25th.

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Songtsam Luxury Boutique Hotel Group Continues as Presenting Sponsor for Asia Week New York 2022

New York: The Asia Week New York Association is pleased to announce that the Songtsam Group, the luxury boutique hotel group located in the Chinese provinces of Tibet and Yunnan, continues as the Presenting Sponsor of Asia Week New York, which opens March 16th through the 25th in 2022.

“We are delighted that Songtsam is once again partnering with Asia Week New York,”

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Asia Week 2022 Dealer Remarks

Press Preview for Asia Week New York 2022

Link to images: www.asiaweekny.com/press-images

Brendan:  Thank you, Dessa, Hello everyone. I’m Brendan Lynch and I’m delighted to give you a brief overview of the magnificent South Asian highlights –both contemporary and ancient–offered by our 7 dealers.

Our first highlight comes from Akar Prakar, from New Delhi, who are showing online.

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Remarks by Dessa Goddard

As the new chairman of Asia Week New York, I am so delighted to welcome you to our first virtual (and hopefully only) press preview and I thank you for the interest you’ve shown to us over the last 13 years!  Needless to say, these last 2 have been challenging for everyone but in spite of it all, Asia Week New York continues to thrive and has happily adapted to the new normal. 

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Asia Week New York in Partnership with The Winter Show Zoom in on J.P. Morgan: A Collector’s Legacy on January 26 at 5:00 p.m. EST

New York: Asia Week New York, in partnership with The Winter Show, is delighted to present J.P. Morgan: A Collector’s Legacy, an online webinar, featuring a distinguished panel of scholars and experts including Charlotte Eyerman, Jean Strouse, Colin B. Bailey, Linda H. Roth, and Steven Chait, each of whom will explore a specific point of interest about the larger-than-life financial tycoon and collector.

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Asia Week New York Welcomes Back International Roster of Dealers for the 2022 Edition of Gallery Exhibitions, Auctions and Museum Shows

New York: After an 18-month hiatus, The Asia Week New York Association is pleased to announce that 26 international galleries and six auction houses —Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby’s–will participate, in person and online, in the 2022 edition of Asia Week New York, the week-long celebration of Asian art and culture that will take place from March 16th to 25th.

Says Asia Week New York chairman Dessa Goddard: “We are delighted to announce our list of dealers and auction houses who are jointly opening their doors to the public in March.

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With a Stellar Panel of Collectors, Curators, Gallerists and Auction House Experts, Asia Week New York Zooms-in on Collecting Contemporary Asian Art, Thursday December 2 at 5:00 p.m.

Continuing their series of lively and thought-provoking webinars, Asia Week New York is pleased to present Ahead of the Curve: Collecting Contemporary Asian Art, a webinar on Thursday, December 2 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

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Asia Week New York Zooms in on The Luxurious Garden and the Gratification of Retreat Thursday, October 28, 5:00 p.m. EST

In The Luxurious Garden and the Gratification of Retreat, a distinguished panel of eminently qualified experts will discuss the origins of these luxurious spaces–designed in the Japanese and Chinese tradition–and their impact on visitors throughout the ages.

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Reflecting on its 12-year History, Asia Week New York Presents: Reflections:  Autumn 2021

Reflecting on its 12-year History, Asia Week New York Presents: Reflections:  Autumn 2021

New York:  When Asia Week New York opens its doors–both virtually and IRL–viewers on Friday, September 17th,  not only will they cast their collective eye on a cornucopia of Asian treasures presented by twenty-three galleries and six auction houses, they will also be treated to the fascinating story of the twelve-year old organization narrated by Dessa Goddard,

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Asia Week New York Heads Into the Autumn Season With Gallery Exhibitions and Auctions, September 17 through October 1

With its spectacular trove of Asian works of art–both ancient and contemporary– spanning the Far East and South Asia–the 12th annual Asia Week New York continues to delight collectors and connoisseurs of all persuasions.

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Dessa Goddard Appointed New Chairman of Asia Week New York

Dessa Goddard has been appointed the new Chairman of Asia Week New York, the collaboration of prominent international Asian art galleries, major auction houses, and numerous museums and Asian cultural institutions. 

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Asia Week New York Presents Their Summer 2021 Exhibition: Shades of Blue

Asia Week New York is pleased to announce that Shades of Blue, a Summer 2021 online exhibition which includes one work of art from each of the two-dozen plus galleries and 6 auction houses–Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage, iGavel and Sotheby’s. The online show opens on July 15th and will run through August 15th.

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With a Bounty of Treasures from the East, Asia Week New York Returns for Its Annual Round of Exhibitions and Auctions

New York: With its spectacular trove of Asian works of art–both ancient and contemporary– spanning the Far East and South Asia–the 12th annual Asia Week New York continues to delight collectors and connoisseurs of all persuasions. Opening on March 11th through March 20th, the 29 international galleries will present their exhibitions virtually and by-appointment, with six auction houses–Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage, iGavel, and Sotheby’s mounting their respective sales.

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Asia Week New York Zooms in on the Allure of Indian Paintings, January 28

Fairies descend from the heavens to visit the chamber of Prince Manohar
Folio from ‘The Rose Garden of Love’ by Nusrati, court poet to Sultan Ali Adil Shah II of Bijapur, Deccan, circa 1700, Opaque watercolour with gold and silver on paper, 8 ¾ by 5 ¾ in., 22.3 by 14.4 cm. painting; 15 ½ by 9 ¼ in. 39.5 by 23.5 cm.

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Asia Week New York Partners with Tibetan Luxury Hotel Group

New York: The Asia Week New York Association is pleased to announce that Songtsam Hotels, Resorts & Tours, the award-winning luxury boutique hotel and travel group, is Presenting Sponsor for a second year.

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Joan B Mirviss LTD with Asia Week New York Presents “An Insider’s Look at Hokusai’s Iconic Great Wave,” Thursday January 7th

Joan B Mirviss LTD, along with Asia Week New York, will host a Zoom panel discussion on the influence and legacy of Hokusai's most celebrated woodblock print, "The Great Wave."

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With an Impressive Roster of Galleries and Auction Houses, Asia Week New York Powers Ahead in 2021

27 international galleries and five auction houses —Bonhams, Christie’s, Heritage, iGavel, and Sotheby’s will participate in the 2021 edition of Asia Week New York, a blend of by-appointment gallery exhibitions and online viewing rooms, as well as auctions which opens March 11 through 20, 2021.

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Asia Week New York ‘LIVE’ Zooms-In on Tales of Conservation, Science, and Asian Art on November 18 at 5pm EST

A Set of Seven Black-lacquer Boxes
with Silver and Gold Appliqué

China, Western Han dynasty (2nd-1st c. BCE)
Lengths range from 4.0 to 15.0 cm. (1 1/2 to 5 7/8 in.)
(Courtesy: Kaikodo LLC)

New York: Asia Week New York is pleased to announce that Tales in Conservation: The Application of Science to Asian Art–a live panel discussion featuring world renowned experts–will be held on Thursday,

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With Gallery Openings, Auctions, and Panel Discussions, September 2020 Asia Week New York Keeps the Ball Rolling

New York: The Asia Week New York Association is pleased to announce that their fall schedule of exhibitions, auctions and a panel discussion will take place from September 17 to October 4. A dozen galleries and five auction houses -Bonhams, Christie's, Doyle, iGavel, and Sotheby's – will participate in Asia Week New York Autumn 2020.

The exhibitions will feature an eye-alluring array of ancient and contemporary Far Eastern treasures from China,

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Summer Redux: Asia Week New York 2020 Opens with A Virtual Exhibition Featuring 38 Galleries and a Panel Discussion for 3 Major Museum Shows

SUMMER REDUX: Asia Week New York 2020, featuring 38 galleries and three auction houses, will open with a virtual exhibition from July 17th to 31st.

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Asia Week New York Initiates a Week of Expert Gallery Talks

In their ongoing effort to educate the public about the many fascinating aspects of Asian art, the dealers of Asia Week New York have scheduled informative gallery talks—free and open to the public—which coincide with their exhibitions during the week. As space is limited and admission is on a first-come, first-served basis, an RSVP to the gallery is required.

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Asia Week New York Gallery Exhibitions and Events Move Forward as Scheduled

The Asia Week New York Association has announced that 37 of its gallery exhibitions, 17 gallery talks, and events will take place as scheduled from March 12 to 19th. However, due to the coronavirus outbreak, their auction house partners– Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby’s– will reschedule the majority of their March Asian art auctions and related events to take place the week of June 22nd.

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Asia Week New York Steps into the New Decade with Eye-Alluring Curated Exhibitions Representing All Corners of Asia, March 12 to 19*

For the past 10 years, Asia Week New York has presented an abundance of magnificent treasures from every part of the Far East for the pleasure and enjoyment of Asian art aficionados. These exceptional works of art are to be found at 37 gallery exhibitions curated by prominent Asian art experts that are open to the public on March 12 to 19 (*and in some instances, until March 21).

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Asia Week New York to Present Opportunities and Perspectives in Collecting Asian Art, a Panel Discussion at The Winter Show, Sunday, January 26th

Americans have a long tradition of collecting Asian art, and through their support have made our cultural institutions world leaders in the fields of Chinese, Japanese, Indian, and Himalayan art. With interest surging in these areas, it is most timely that Asia Week New York will present an important panel discussion entitled Opportunities and Perspectives in Collecting Asian Art at The Winter Show on Sunday, January 26th at the Park Avenue Armory, in New York, at 2:30 p.m.

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Asia Week New York Announces 2020 Dealer Line-up

The Asia Week New York Association is pleased to announce that 37 international galleries and six auction houses —Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby’s will participate in the 2020 edition of Asia Week New York, the week-long celebration of Asian art and culture that spans the metropolitan region from March 12 through 19, 2020, with some participants remaining open until March 21st.

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Asia Week New York Announces Songtsam as Presenting Sponsor for 2020 Edition

The Asia Week New York Association is proud to announce that Songtsam, the luxury boutique hotel group with eleven properties (four Linka resort hotels and seven lodges) located in the Chinese provinces of Tibet and Yunnan, has been named the Presenting Sponsor of Asia Week New York, which will run from March 12th through the 19th, 2020.

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Katherine Martin Named New Chairman of Asia Week New York

NEW YORK: Katherine Martin has been named the new Chairman of Asia Week New York, the collaboration of prominent international Asian art galleries, six major auction houses, and numerous museums and Asian cultural institutions.

“I am honored to assume the chairmanship of the Asia Week New York Association,” says Katherine Martin, the managing director of Scholten Japanese Art, in New York.

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Asia Week New York Rings Up $150.5M in Total Sales

The 10th anniversary celebration of Asia Week New York—the Asian art extravaganza—which concluded on March 23, 2019– reported that combined sales totaled $150,544,501. At press time, this figure includes 43 out of 48 galleries and the  six auction houses: Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions and Sotheby’s. (iGavel’s online sale end on April 16).

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Asia Week New York Press Walk Schedule

Tuesday, March 12

9:00   Carole Davenport: Breakfast, 5 East 82nd Street, Tambaran

9:30   Prahlad Bubbar: 4 East 81st Street

9:45   Cohen and Cohen: 1078 Madison Avenue, between 81st  & 82nd Sts.

10:00  Forge/Lynch: 67 East  80th Street

10:30 Kaikodo LLC: 74 East 79th Street, Suite 14B

10:45 Francesca Galloway: 1018 Madison Avenue

11:00 Walter Arader: 1016 Madison Avenue

11:15 Hiroshi Yanagi:     “                          “

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Celebrating 10 Years, Asia Week New York Continues to Energize Collectors and Connoisseurs Alike

World-renowned Asia Week New York celebrates a milestone when the curtain goes up on March 13th for its 10 days of whirlwind activities. It also marks the occasion’s 10th anniversary. For a decade now, Asia Week New York has commanded a role as the most influential Asian art market event in North America.

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Asia Week New York Cites 10 Honorees for Their Contributions to Advancing the Arts of Asia in North America

To celebrate its exciting milestone 10th anniversary, the Asia Week New York Association is pleased to announce the selection of 10 honorees, all of whom have made significant contributions to advancing the arts of Asia in North America. 

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Asia Week New York Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary With An All-star Roster

The Asia Week New York Association announces that forty-eight international galleries and six auction houses—Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby’s—will participate in the 10th anniversary edition of Asia Week New York 2019, the ten-day celebration of Asian art and culture that spans the metropolitan region from March 13 through 23, 2019.

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Asia Week New York Rings Up $169,819,900 in Total Sales

Asia Week New York—the ten-day Asian art extravaganza—which concluded on March 24, 2018, reports that combined sales totaled $169,819,000.  At press time, this figure includes 41 out of 45 galleries and the four auction houses: Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, and Sotheby’s.

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At the Start of the Year of the Dog, Asia Week New York Dealers Offers an Enticing Array of Canine Works of Art

In Chinese tradition, when a dog enters a household, it symbolizes good fortune. Asked to present examples of dog-related works of art to celebrate The Year of the Dog, several dealers of Asia Week New York came forth with a selection of beautiful canine objects that are bound to bring prospective buyers good luck.

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Asia Week New York Delights Asian Art Collectors and Enthusiasts with an Unprecedented Array of Museum-Quality Exhibitions on View from March 15 Through 24, 2018

Spring is just around the corner, and for Asian art lovers that conveys a very special sign: Time for Asia Week New York 2018! Celebrating its 9th anniversary, the spectacular ten-day event launches on March 15 and showcases 45 individually curated exhibitions spread throughout some of New York’s most illustrious galleries.

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The Department of Asian Art of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Asia Week New York Association To Co-host Annual Celebration

The Department of Asian Art of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Asia Week New York will co-host the annual reception in the Asian art galleries of The Museum on Monday, March 19 to celebrate Asia Week.

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Asia Week New York Announces Stellar Gallery Line-up for 2018

The Asia Week New York Association announces that 43 international galleries and 5 auction houses: Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, iGavel, and Sotheby’s will participate in Asia Week New York 2018, the ten-day celebration of Asian art and culture that spans the metropolitan region from March 15 through 24, 2018.

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Asia Week New York Announces Aman as Presenting Sponsor for 2018 Edition

The Asia Week New York Association announces that Aman, whose portfolio of world-renowned restorative resorts and hotels in exceptional destinations, returns as the Presenting Sponsor of Asia Week New York 2018, which will run from March 15 to 24.

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Christina Prescott-Walker Named New Chairman of Asia Week New York

Christina Prescott-Walker has been named the new Chairman of Asia Week New York, the collaboration of over 4-dozen international Asian art galleries, five major auction houses, and numerous museums and Asian cultural institutions.

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Asia Week New York Contemporary Concludes with Healthy Sales and Collector Enthusiasm

The inaugural Asia Week New York Contemporary concluded its nine-day run on an upbeat note with healthy sales and an enthusiastic response from collectors. Initially launched to coincide with TEFAF and Frieze, this new adjunct to the well-established Asia Week New York surpassed participating dealers’ expectations and all are keen to return for a second edition next year.

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Inaugural Asia Week New York Contemporary Set to Debut May 2-10

Asia Week New York Contemporary—featuring Michael Goedhuis, Kaikodo LLC, Kang Contemporary Korean Art, Navin Kumar Gallery, Joan B. Mirviss, Ltd, Onishi Gallery and Scholten Japanese Art—will debut May 2 to 10, 2017. 

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With Record-Breaking Blockbuster Sales, Asia Week New York Rings Up Over $423 Million in Sales

Despite the frigid temperatures, Asia Week New York—the ten-day Asian art extravaganza—which concluded on March 18, 2017 roared to a close with a record-breaking $423,772,742 in combined sales which included the fifty galleries and five auction houses: Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, iGavel, and Sotheby’s.

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Despite Inclement Weather, Asia Week New York Galleries Opened Their Doors

Asia Week New York got off to a great with its gala reception at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Due to the impending snowstorm, the question on everyone’s mind was whether to open or not.

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Shining a Spotlight on Contemporary Works of Art During Asia Week New York

When Asia Week New York launches its ten-day extravaganza, on March 9, many of the top-tier galleries will showcase contemporary work alongside classical objects, while others will be devoted solely to present-day works of art.

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The Largest Asia Week New York Ever Organized Entices With A Diversity of Rare Treasures Spanning Far Eastern Countries and Centuries

On March 9th, Asia Week New York throws open the doors to the largest number of privately curated exhibitions in the extraordinary event’s history: a total of 50! Asia Week New York is the annual 10-day presentation of treasures from all over Asia, a magnet for collectors, museum curators, designers and scholars that is certain to satisfy.

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With Its Largest Roster of 50 World-Renowned Galleries, Asia Week New York Heads into 2017 Stronger Than Ever

The Asia Week New York Association announces that 50 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 Rings Up $130 Million in Total Sales

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

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

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. 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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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

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 Association Names The Surrey as Hotel Sponsor

The Asia Week New York Association has announced that The Surrey, New York City’s only Relais & Châteaux hotel, is the official hotel sponsor for the ten-day round of exhibitions, auction sales, and lectures.

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Asia Week New York Announces 45 World-Renowned Galleries and 5 Auction Houses for its Celebration of Asian Art March 10-19, 2016

The Asia Week New York Association announces that 45 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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Asia Week New York Association Member Galleries Step Into the Spotlight for September Asia Week

With the start of fall, so too arrives September’s Asia Week in New York with nearly a dozen prominent Japanese and Chinese specialists – all members of the Asia Week New York Association – mounting their special exhibitions, which coincide with the major auction house sales slated from September 14 through 19.

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Margaret Tao Named Executive Director of Asia Week New York

"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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Lark Mason Named New Chairman of Asia Week New York

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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With Over $360M in Total Sales, Asia Week New York Breaks All Records

The 2015 edition of Asia Week New York ended 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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In Pursuit of Masterpieces for Their Museums, Curators Converge for Asia Week New York, March 13-21

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

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

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 2015 to Host Reception at The Metropolitan Museum of Art as the Museum Marks the 100th Anniversary of its Asian Art Department

The Asia Week New York Association is pleased to announce that its annual invitation-only reception, heralding the nine-day Asian art extravaganza that stirs excitement throughout New York every spring, will take place at the Metropolitan Museum on March 16, 2015.

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Asia Week New York Announces Aman as Presenting Sponsor for 2015 Edition

The Asia Week New York Association announces that Aman has signed on for their second year as Presenting Sponsor of Asia Week New York 2015, which runs from March 13 to 21.
 
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Asia Week New York Announces 2015 Gallery Roster for its Celebration of Asian Art March 13-21, 2015

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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A Record Is Shattered: Asia Week New York Sales Hit $200 Million

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. The annual event was celebrated with a magnificent reception at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on March 17, where the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon welcomed more than 600 collectors, curators and Asian art specialists.

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

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

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. 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! Asia Week New York has many choice pieces in all Asian categories priced under $5,000.

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

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 Continues to Expand with Record-Setting Gallery Participation

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 Announces Amanresorts as Presenting Sponsor for 2014 Edition

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

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. On this special occasion the Metropolitan Museum will open all of its Asian Art galleries for viewing and offer guests curatorial tours of the major exhibitions on view in the galleries during Asia Week New York.

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Carol Conover Named New Chairman of Asia Week New York

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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Asia Week New York 2013 Achieves 175 Million Dollars in Sales

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 Banners Raised High Above Midtown and the Upper East Side

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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China Center New York Announces Partnership with Asia Week New York

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

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—all united for the purpose of promoting Asian art in New York City.

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Asia Week New York Rallies Asian Art Collectors and Enthusiasts with an Unprecedented Array of Museum-Quality Exhibitions on View from March 15 through 23, 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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With the Addition of 18 New Galleries, Asia Week New York Announces Record Number of International Participants

New York: Eighteen new galleries from 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, 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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Noémie Bonnet Appointed Executive Director of Asia Week New York

New York: Noémie Bonnet has been appointed Executive Director of Asia Week New York, it was announced by Henry Howard-Sneyd, Chairman of Asia Week New York 2013 and Sotheby's Vice-Chairman Asian Art, Americas. "We are delighted that Noémie Bonnet has joined the Asia Week New York team," said Howard-Sneyd.

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

New York: Asia Week New York—the collaboration of a top-tier roster of international Asian art specialists, major auction houses, museums and Asian cultural institutions—will take place throughout metropolitan New York from March 15–23, 2013, it was announced by Henry Howard-Sneyd, Chairman of Asia Week New York, and Sotheby's Vice-Chairman Asian Art, Americas. A private, invitation-only reception at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will kick off Asia Week New York on March 15.

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

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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Asia Week New York Rolls Out an 8-Day Extravaganza of Gallery Open Houses, Auctions, Museum Exhibitions, Lectures and Special Events from March 16-24, 2012

NEW YORK: 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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Asia Week New York Scheduled for March 16-24, 2012

New York: Asia Week New Yorkthe collaboration of 34 top international Asian art specialists, five major auction houses, and 17 museums and Asian cultural institutionswill take place March 16-24, 2012, throughout metropolitan New York, it was announced by Henry Howard-Sneyd, Chairman of Asia Week New York 2012, and Sotheby's Vice-Chairman Asian Art, Americas. "Asia Week New York provides an astonishing showcase for the strength and breadth of material that this city offers in all disciplines of Asian art," said Howard-Sneyd.

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Asia Week New York 2011 Announces Sales Over $250 Million

Collectors, curators, scholars and Asian art enthusiasts from around the world convened for Asia Week New York 2011 in March—nine days of exhibitions, private sales, public auctions, special events and fund-raising—spending more than $250 million on Asian art. Complementing Asian exhibitions at 18 New York-area museums and cultural institutions were thousands of ancient through contemporary Asian works of art at 5 leading auction houses and at the venues of 34 Asian art specialists exhibiting in New York.

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Leading International Asian Art Specialists to Exhibit During Asia Week New York 2011

Ten of the world's most prominent Asian art specialists—Eskenazi Ltd., John Eskenazi Ltd., Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch, Sydney L. Moss, Ltd. and Sue Ollemans Oriental Art from England; Galerie Christian Deydier from France; Carlo Cristi and Dalton Somaré Gallery from Italy and Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art from Japan—will join 24 of their New York-based colleagues here in simultaneous exhibitions during Asia Week New York 2011.

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Highlights of Asia Week New York 2011 Open House Weekend

Extraordinary works of art will be on view at 34 simultaneous exhibitions during Asia Week New York 2011's Open House Weekend on March 19-20, presented by an international roster of specialists in ancient to contemporary works of art from China, the Himalayas, India, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia. This unprecedented collaboration among 34 Asian art specialists, 5 auction houses plus 18 Asian cultural institutions and museums in the metropolitan New York City area, Asia Week New York 2011 (March 18-26) will be filled with must-see events for visitors' spring calendars.

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