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Before Moving On, A Recap of Europe’s Summer Sales

| August 31, 2015

Chinese clockWith New York’s Fall Asia Week taking center stage early this month, we have fielded a number of questions about the strength of the market now that the Chinese market is marked by flux.  The answers will be coming shortly, but a look at the June Asian art sales in Paris and Europe indicates that […]

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Fall Asia Week Shaping Up Strong

| August 27, 2015

Dish sothebys important chineseAsia Week Guide is pleased to announce the upcoming September dates for Fall Asia Week. Inclusive dates are September 11 – 20th. Visit us tomorrow for more information on the auctions, exhibitions, and special events.      

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Ai Weiwei Exhibitions in Beijing Allowed to Go On

| July 9, 2015

Ai WeiweiIt was announced by The Art Newspaper today that the dissident Ai Wei Wei appears to have weathered the Chinese government’s ban on showing in mainland galleries.  Although he is still not allowed to travel outside of China, there appears to have been a de facto lifting on his ability to show locally. “Ai Weiwei,” […]

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“Shirin Neshat: Facing History” at the Hirschhorn

| June 30, 2015

Unveiling (from the Women of Allah series)The  artist Shirin Neshat has become one of the most recognizable names to emerge from Iran’s contemporary art scene. Over the past two decades, he ha become known for black and white images with Persian calligraphy inscribed on them. They tend to be powerful, aggressive, often showing women in veils holding weapons. Now she is being honored […]

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Meet the Rubells – The Collectors Behind “28 Chinese”

| June 29, 2015

Chinese contemporary art28 Chinese, the exhibition at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, was a decade n the making. It began as a project of Don and Mera Rubell, the Miami- based collectors who began what has come become a world class contemporary art collection on $25 a month.  Their budget for 2015 – 2016 has not been […]

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Asian Art Museum Offers Public Programs On “28 Chinese”

| June 29, 2015

Spread B-051, 2010, by Xu Zhen (Chinese, b. 1977). Embroidery on canvas. Courtesy of Rubell Family Collection, Miami. © Xu Zhen.A summer of contemporary art is in full swing at the Asian Art Museum in San Francico. The wealth of public programs exploring meaning and topics brought up in 8 Chinese offer something for everyone. The blockbuster exhibition of works by twenty-eight contemporary Chinese artists including Ai Weiwei, Zhang Huan and Huang Yong Ping and game changers like […]

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CAFI & Tiffany Honor National Ballet of China

| June 24, 2015

Pas de deux Peony PavilionAsiaWeekGuide.com joins the many ballet fans welcoming the National Ballet of China to New York. A series of performances in July will be the first in ten years.  Prior to performing, the company will be honored  at a cocktail reception on July 6 at Tiffany & Co. The evening is presented as a collaboration  the Consulate General of […]

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“28 Chinese” Explores Broad Perspectives of Contemporary Chinese Art

| June 14, 2015

Boat by Zhu-JinshiThe Asian Art Museum is busy mounting the summer exhibition 28 Chinese  that uses the work of 28 Chinese artists to present a broad picture of trends and movements of Chinese contemporary art. The show runs June 5 through August 14 and shows just 48 works of art. Among the artists in the spotlight are  Liu Wei, […]

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British Museum Sending 500 Items to Zayed National Museum

| June 4, 2015

British MuseumThe British Museum is sending 500 items to Abu Dhabi for a five-year exhibition at the Zayed National Museum, which is due to open in 2016, The Art Newspaper reported. The items on loan will come from the collection the museum considers its 5,000 “highlights.” Frequently lent to international exhibitions, they are generally out for three to six […]

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Gianguan Auctions Announces Book Celebrating 13 Years of Chinese Scroll Paintings

| June 4, 2015

Eagles detailA new book from Gianguan Auctions, the New York auction gallery with a decidedly international following, yesterday announced the publication of a new book: “Chronicle of Gianguan: Thirteen Years of Master Paintings and Calligraphy.” The volume, in catalog format, is a curated retrospective of highlights of Chinese paintings – ancient to contemporary – that have passed through […]

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