01 avril 2021

Hindman's Spring Asian Art Sales realize almost $3 million

Lot 268. A Set of Joseon Dynasty Studded Armor and Helmet. 19th Century. Length of robe 41 in., 104.1 cm. Price realized: $293,750. Courtesy Hindman Auctions. CHICAGO, IL.- Hindman Auctions saw tremendous engagement in its three days of Asian Art sales on March 25, 26, and 27. The auctions realized nearly $3 million across the three days, the highest total an Asian Art season has ever reached at Hindman. Of particular note, the Chinese and Southeast Asian Works of Art sale realized over $2.2 million, more than double... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2021

Bonhams announces New York Asia Week sale highlights for March 2021

© Bonhams 2001-2021  NEW YORK, NY.- An incredibly rare and museum-quality 11th century brass figure of Vajravarahi from Northeastern India, dating from the Pala Period; an important 10th century lacquered wood sculpture of Amida Buddha; and a wonderful grouping of Ming and Qing lacquer wares from the Collection of Robert W. Moore are among the highlights of Bonhams New York Asia Week sales announced today. This March, Bonhams New York will present a plethora of fine and rare works from a range of art historical... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2021

Heritage Auctions celebrates return to Asia Week New York

Lot 78195. Qi Baishi (Chinese, 1864-1957), Chicks. Ink on paper, 19-3/4 x 32 inches (50.2 x 81.3 cm) (work), 83 x 36-1/2 inches (210.8 x 92.7 cm) (overall). Two seals in red. Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000. Courtesy Heritage Auctions. DALLAS, TX.- An extraordinary selection of artwork from Chinese artist Qi Baishi and an impressive array of Indian and Himalayan art are among the top draws in Heritage Auctions' Fine & Decorative Asian Art auction March 16, an event in... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2021

Christie's announces New York Asian Art Week March 2021

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Asian Art Week, a series of auctions, viewings, and events, from March 4-19. This season presents seven auctions featuring over 750 objects from 5,000 years of art spanning all epochs and categories of Asian art from Chinese archaic bronzes through Japanese and Korean art to modern and contemporary Indian painting.Highlights include Shang: Early Chinese Ritual Bronzes from the Daniel Shapiro Collection led by The Luboshez Gong, an exceptional and highly important bronze ritual wine... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2020

Summer Redux: Asia Week New York 2020 opens with a virtual exhibition

NEW YORK, NY.- 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. The week-long celebration of Asian art and culture, held annually in March for the past 11years, was interrupted by Covid-19 with many galleries from abroad unable to travel to New York and those who were here closing early. Says Katherine Martin, chairman of Asia Week New York: “We are delighted to provide a digital platform for our international galleries... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2020

Asia Week New York announces schedule changes

Gozu Tenno, god of warding off pestilene. Late Heian period, 12th century. Courtesy of Carole Davenport. NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Week New York has announced that due to the Coronavirus outbreak, many galleries, thirty-two in all, have changed their schedules. Most will be open by-appointment only, while others from outside of the New York metropolitan region have or are in the process of closing. As of press time, several galleries remain open.Says Katherine Martin, chairman of Asia Week New York, “Our main priority is to... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2020

Asia Week New York steps into the new decade with eye-alluring curated exhibitions

  NEW YORK, NY.- 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 34 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). Joining in the excitement are six top-tier auction houses–Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, Sotheby’s and... [Lire la suite]
29 février 2020

Réouverture du musée Cernuschi le 4 mars 2020

PARIS - Après une campagne de rénovation d’envergure, le musée des Arts de l’Asie de la Ville de Paris rouvre ses portes avec un nouveau parcours permanent repensé. Lieu de référence sur l’art de la Chine, le musée Cernuschi réaffirme sa vocation d’espace privilégié de découverte de l’Asie extrême-orientale à travers les échanges artistiques qui unissent la Chine au Japon, à la Corée et au Vietnam. À l’issue d’une réflexion sur la pédagogie du parcours et après un chantier de rénovation de près de 9 mois, le musée inaugure une... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2019

The art, origins and enduring relevance of one of the world’s major religions: Buddhism opens at the British Library

Buddhism at the British Library poster. © British Library Board Buddhism (25 October 2019 – 23 February 2020) is a major exhibition, spanning 20 countries over 2000 years, exploring the roots, philosophy and contemporary relevance of one of the world’s major religions, from its beginnings in north India in the 6th century BCE, to having over 500 million followers across the world today. Sacred scriptures written on tree bark, palm leaves, gold plates, illuminated texts and silk scrolls of major sutras will... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2019

Bonhams New York to offer four Asian art sales on September 9 and 11

  NEW YORK, NY.- On September 9 and 11, Bonhams will offer four Asian art sales — Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles, Chinese Works of Art, Property from the Collection of Drs. Edmund and Julie Lewis Part I, and Fine Japanese and Korean Art. The sales present 700 lots of quality and rarity that span centuries ranging from sculpture, ceramics, prints, paintings, among others. Public exhibitions begin September 5. In conjunction with the sales, Bonhams will also host a day of lectures on September 7 and 9, featuring guest... [Lire la suite]