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.
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. A renowned contemporary Chinese art curator, Ling is regarded as a pioneer of integrating arts, architecture and design into the social and cultural fabric of Chinese cities.
“We are excited to partner with Asia Week New York as it presents the finest in Chinese and Asian art to influential members of the international social, business and creative community,” said Jonathan Heath, chief executive officer, China Center New York. “This strategic relationship will grow both organizations’ shared commitment to advancing a more open cultural and communications exchange between the United States and Asia.”
Says Noémie Bonnet, executive director of the Asia Week New York Association: “Asia Week New York welcomes China Center New York’s partnership and support, and we look forward to a successful cultural collaboration with them.”
ABOUT CHINA CENTER NEW YORK
China Center New York will serve as an international symbol of business sophistication, luxury, and service, while providing assistance for and creating one-of-a-kind experiences that today’s cultivated guests desire. It will be a gateway for Chinese companies entering the U.S. and for American businesses seeking new opportunities in China. With plans to operate multifaceted programs on six floors of the iconic One World Trade Center, China Center New York will be comprised of a premier artfully-inspired event center, membership club, multiple restaurants and bars, a state of the art business center and conference facilities. Upon completion, the China Center New York will offer business and social opportunities, fine dining, cultural and corporate events and global dialogue. For more information, visit www.chinacenter.com.
ABOUT ASIA WEEK NEW YORK
Held annually in March, Asia Week New York has become a must-visit destination for Asian art collectors, curators, interior designers and aficionados from across the globe. The 2013 edition, which takes place from March 15 through 23, features exhibitions, auctions and programs presented by 43 leading international Asian art specialists, five major auction houses and 17 world-renowned museums and Asian cultural institutions throughout the metropolitan region. Asia Week New York 2013 kicks off with a by-invitation-only reception at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
Asia Week New York exhibitions, which are open and free to the public, reveal the rarest and finest Asian exemplars of porcelain, jewelry, textiles, paintings, ceramics, sculpture, bronzes, prints, photographs and jades, representing artistry, ingenuity and imagination from every quarter and period of Asia. For additional information, visit www.asiaweekny.com.
Asia Week New York Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade membership organization registered with the state of New York.
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