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Asia Week New York Announces 45 World-Renowned Galleries and 5 Auction Houses for its Celebration of Asian Art March 10-19, 2016

The Asia Week New York Association announces that 45 international galleries and 5 auction houses will participate in Asia Week New York 2016, the nine-day celebration of Asian art and culture that spans the metropolitan region from March 10 through 19, 2016.

Says Lark Mason, Chairman of Asia Week New York:  “For connoisseurs and collectors who want to immerse themselves fully in the wonders of the Far East, they know there is a once-a-year celebration that they must attend. And it's no wonder. Asia Week combines top-flight galleries and world-renowned Asian art specialists for over a week of outstanding events and exhibitions—all sprinkled around the world's most exhilarating city, New York!"

S.H. Raza
Oil on Canvas, 1960
Courtesy of DAG Modern

According to Mason, nine new galleries have joined the roster:  Berwald Oriental Art (Chinese ceramics, pottery, sculpture, and works of art, London); DAG Modern (modern Indian art, New York); FitzGerald Fine Arts  (Chinese ceramics and contemporary art, New York); Gallery Japonesque (contemporary Japanese ceramics and works of art, San Francisco); Alan Kennedy (Chinese textiles and paintings, Santa Monica); Laurence Miller Gallery (Japanese photography, New York); Renaud Montméat Art d’Asie (Indian and Himalayan Art, Paris);  Phoenix Ancient Art  (Chinese bronzes, New York); and Tenzing Asian Art (Hindu and Buddhist art, San Francisco).

The following galleries will return to the fold with their mix of museum-quality works of art from across the Asian continent:

Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Art

An Illustration to the "Large" Bhagavata Purana: Krishna, Balarama, and Nanda Receive Akrura 
Attributed to Manaku and Fattu 
Gouache and gold on paper
India, Guler/Basohli
Image: 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (24 x 34.5 cm); Folio: 12 x 15 3/4 in. (30.2 x 40.2cm)
Courtesy of Nancy Wiener Gallery

Buddhist Art (Germany), Galerie Christophe Hioco (France), Nayef Homsi Ancient Art of Asia (United States), Prahlad Bubbar (England), Walter Arader Himalayan Art (United States), Carlo Cristi (Italy), Francesca Galloway (England), Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd (England), Kapoor Galleries (United States), Navin Kumar Gallery (United States), Susan Ollemans (England), Carlton Rochell Asian Art (United States), John Siudmak (London), Dalton Somaré (Italy), and Nancy Wiener (United States). 

Ancient and/or Contemporary Chinese Art

An Iron-Brown-Painted Black-Glazed Vase (Yuhuchunping)
Song Dynasty (A.D. 960-1279)
Courtesy of J. J. Lally & Co.

U.S. galleries include Andrew Kahane, Ltd., Ralph M. Chait Galleries, Inc., China 2000 Fine Art, Michael C. Hughes LLC, Kaikodo LLC, J.J. Lally & Co., M. Sutherland Fine Arts, Ltd., Nicholas Grindley Works of Art Ltd, and Zetterquist Galleries. Rounding out the category is Gisèle Croës  SA from Belgium.

Ancient and/or Contemporary Japanese Art

Kiyomizu Rokubei VI (1901-1980)
Mizusashi (water jar) with floral patterning of an ebine or calanthe orchid and lacquer lid
ca. 1978
Kokisai-glazed stoneware with gold and silver
6 3/8 x 8 1/2 in.
Courtesy of Joan B. Mirviss Ltd

Carole Davenport, Dai Ichi Arts, Ltd., Joan B. Mirviss, Ltd., Onishi Gallery, Scholten Japanese Art, Erik Thomsen (all from the United States), Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art (Japan), BachmannEckenstein JapaneseArt (Switzerland), and Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art (Italy).

Ancient and contemporary Korean specialists

Ran Hwang (b. 1960)
First Wind - CL, 2013
Buttons, Pins, Beads on Wooden Panel
83 x 142 in (210.8 x 360.7 cm)
Courtesy of Kang Collection Korean Art

Kang Collection Korean Art and KooNewYork, both from the United States, complete the list of contributors presenting their extraordinary array of Asian art treasures on view.


The 2016 edition of Asia Week New York continues to offer a non-stop schedule of gallery open houses, auctions at Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, iGavel, and Sotheby’s, exhibitions, lectures, symposia and special events. To celebrate the week’s festivities, a private, invitation-only reception, jointly hosted with the Department of Asian Art of  The Metropolitan Museum of Art will once again take place there on March 14.

A comprehensive guide with maps will be available at participating galleries, auction houses and cultural institutions, starting February 2016 and online at 

Emphasizing the strength of interest from Chinese-speaking buyers, a Chinese version of the website is available at 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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