Thirty-four top international Asian art specialists, five major auction houses, and 17 museums and Asian cultural institutions throughout metropolitan New York all come together for Asia Week New York, March 16-24, 2012.
The week-long celebration is filled with a non-stop schedule of simultaneous gallery open houses, Asian art auctions (including Bonhams, Christie's, Doyle, iGavel, and Sotheby's), as well as numerous museum exhibitions, lectures, and special events. Participants will be from England, France, Italy, Japan, Thailand, and the United States.
Asia Week New York welcomes several new prominent participants including Chambers Fine Art, Erik Thomsen, Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art, and Pace Prints, from New York; Francesca Galloway, Jonathan Tucker Antonia Tozer Asian Art, both from London; and Michael Woerner Oriental Art, from Bangkok.
Among the distinguished galleries in the field of ancient and/or contemporary Chinese art are Ralph M. Chait Galleries, China 2000 Fine Art, The Chinese Porcelain Company, Courage & Joy, Galerie Christian Deydier, Michael C. Hughes, Kaikodo Asian Art, J.J. Lally & Co., M. Sutherland Fine Arts, and Zetterquist Galleries.
Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asia galleries include Art of the Past, Carlo Cristi, Dalton Somaré, John Eskenazi, Ltd., Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch, Kapoor Galleries, Arnold Lieberman, Sue Ollemans Oriental Works of Art, Carlton Rochell Asian Art, John Siudmak Asian Art, and Nancy Wiener Gallery.
Ancient and/or contemporary Japanese galleries include Dai Ichi Arts, Kaikodo Asian Art, Joan B. Mirviss, Scholten Japanese Art, and Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art; ancient and/or contemporary Korean specialists Kang Collection Korean Art and KooNewYork complete the extraordinary array of Asian art treasures on view.
To help visitors easily navigate the week's myriad activities, a comprehensive 88-page guide with maps will be available at the galleries, auction houses, cultural institutions and online at www.asiaweekny.com starting February 2012.