NEW YORK, NY.- Asian art aficionados from both here and abroad will experience a unique wealth of beauty, diversity and scholarship when they are in New York from March 18-26 as 32 member dealers of Asian Art Dealers New York (AADNY) offer simultaneous exhibitions open to the public throughout Manhattan as part of Asia Week New York 2011. With members coming to exhibit from England, France, Japan and Italy to join those dealers based in Manhattan, a truly global treasure chest will be on view.
Asia Week New York 2011, an unprecedented collaboration between these top Asian art specialists, five auction houses plus cultural institutions and museums throughout Manhattan, will also produce a comprehensive guide for visitors, which will feature in-depth listings of all participants, an events calendar, detailed maps and more.
Offering a broad array of mediums that will attract collectors, scholars, curators as well as novices, AADNY, first organized with 16 dealers in 2009, has grown significantly and includes members who have been pre-eminent in their respective fields for decades. The dealers specialize in a wide range of disciplines, appealing to many collecting tastes. Dealer-run and self-vetted, AADNY includes experts in Chinese, Contemporary Chinese, Indian, Himalayan, Southeast Asian, Japanese, Contemporary Japanese, Korean and Contemporary Korean art.
“AADNY’s international dealers in Chinese, Japanese, Indian and Korean art will be offering world-class objects and paintings ranging from the ancient to contemporary,” said Carol Conover, director of Kaikodo. “For art lovers, New York has always been a destination, and this Asia Week in March will prove to be one of the most exciting events of the art calendar.”
Kapoor Galleries will present ‘A Sterling Collection’ of Indian & Himalayan Art at its 1015 Madison Avenue space. The collection, amassed by a private American collector over a 20-year period, contains exquisite examples of Indian miniature painting as well as sculptural masterpieces from India, Nepal & Tibet. The collection consists of 29 Indian paintings and 15 sculptures that were acquired almost exclusively from auctions in New York. 19 – 26 March, 2011. Mon – Sat 10:30 – 6pm – email@example.com – kapoors.com
Vajradara. Yuan dynasty. Gilt copper with semiprecious stones. Courtesy Kapoor Galleries