The Asia Week New York Association announces that 43 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.
Says Carol Conover, Chairman of Asia Week New York: “We look forward to another successful edition of Asia Week New York especially during the Metropolitan Museum’s banner year when it is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its renowned Asian Art Department.”
Joining Asia Week New York for the first time is Shalini Ganendra Fine Art from Malaysia. After a brief hiatus, Dr. Robert Bigler from Zurich and Wei Asian Arts from Brussels return to the fold.
The dealers returning to Asia Week New York with museum-quality works of art from across the Asian continent include:
Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Art
Art Passages (United States), Buddhist Art (Germany), Galerie Hioco (France), Nayef Homsi (United States), Prahlad Bubbar Ltd. (England), Walter Arader Himalayan Art (United States), Carlo Cristi (Italy), Francesca Galloway (England), Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd (England), Kapoor Galleries (United States), Susan Ollemans (England), Carlton Rochell Asian Art (United States), Dalton Somaré (Italy), Jonathan Tucker Antonia Tozer (England), and Nancy Wiener Gallery (United States).
Ancient and/or Contemporary Chinese Art
U.S. galleries include Andrew Kahane, Ltd., Asian Art Studio, Ralph M. Chait Galleries, Inc., China 2000 Fine Art, The Chinese Porcelain Company, Gisèle Croës (Belgium), Michael C. Hughes LLC, Jadestone, Kaikodo LLC, J.J. Lally & Co., M. Sutherland Fine Arts, Ltd., Nicholas Grindley Works of Art Ltd, and Zetterquist Galleries.
Ancient and/or Contemporary Japanese Art
Carole Davenport, Dai Ichi Arts, Ltd., Gallery FW, Joan B. Mirviss, Ltd., Onishi Gallery, Scholten Japanese Art, Erik Thomsen (all from the United States), Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art (Japan), BachmannEckenstein (Switzerland), and Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art (Italy).
Ancient and contemporary Korean specialists Kang Collection Korean Art and KooNewYork, both from the United States, round out the contributors presenting the extraordinary array of Asian art treasures on view.
To celebrate the 2015 edition of Asia Week New York, which offers a non-stop schedule of gallery open houses, auctions, exhibitions, lectures, symposia and special events, a private, invitation-only reception will once again take place at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on March 16.
A comprehensive guide with maps will be available at participating galleries, auction houses and cultural institutions, starting February 2015 and online at asiaweekny.com. Emphasizing the strength of interest from Chinese-speaking buyers, a Chinese version of the website is available at cn.asiaweekny.com.
About Asia Week New York 2015 Presenting Sponsor: Aman
Aman was founded in 1988 with the vision of building a collection of intimate retreats with the unassuming, warm hospitality of a gracious private residence. The first, Amanpuri (place of peace) in Phuket, Thailand, introduced the concept, and since then, Amanresorts has grown to encompass 26 resorts located in Bhutan, Cambodia, China, France, Greece, Indonesia, India, Laos, Montenegro, Morocco, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, the Turks & Caicos Islands, the USA and Vietnam. For more information, visit amanresorts.com.