NEW YORK, NY.-
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.
Matthew Welch, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, Minneapolis Institute of Art, will moderate the panel of five prominent experts, who will explore the current market dynamics and provide insights into the remarkable opportunities for collecting Asian art. The participants are:
Dessa Goddard, Vice President, Head, U.S. Asian Art Group, Bonhams
Jeffrey Horvitz, collector and museum patron
James J. Lally, gallery owner, J.J. Lally & Co. and Chinese art specialist
Joan B. Mirviss, gallery owner and Japanese art specialist
Christina Yu Yu, Matsutaro Shoriki Chair, Art of Asia, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The panel discussion is complimentary with the price of admission to The Winter Show, which is $30.00.
On March 12, over three-dozen top-tier international Asian art specialists, six major auction houses, and numerous museums and Asian cultural institutions unite for a week-long celebration of Asian art marked by gallery open houses, auctions at Bonhams, Christies, Doyle, Heritage, iGavel, and Sothebys, and numerous museum exhibitions, lectures and special events.
Participants from England, India, Italy, Japan, and the United States unveil an extraordinary array of treasures from China, India, Southeast Asia, Tibet, Nepal, Japan, and Korea.
The Winter Show is the leading art, antiques, and design fair in America, featuring 72 of the worlds top experts in the fine and decorative arts. Held at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City, the fair highlights a dynamic mix of works dating from ancient times through the present day and maintains the highest standards of quality in the art market. Each object at the fair is vetted for authenticity, date, and condition by a committee of 150 experts from the United States and Europe.