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A Conversation With Grant Panarese of Black Rock Auctions About Their Inaugural Asian Art Auction

| September 19, 2014

Christie & Grant detailBridgeport, CT. Black Rock Auction Gallery in Bridgeport, CT, is anchoring Fall Asia Week with its inaugural Asian art auction on September 21st. Since the market for antique and decorative Asian items is peaking, AsiaWeekGuide.com went to the source to uncover all we could about the gallery and the properties coming to the podium. It’s our way […]

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How the Asia Week Auctions are Faring

| September 18, 2014

Asia WeekCuriosity about the sales figures generated during Fall Asia Week drives this short report.  Here arenumbers as they are published. Sales figures include buyers premium. Sotheby’s reported a combined total of $19,280,279.   South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art, Including Indian Miniature Paintings brought $3,747,800. Fine Chinese Furniture, Works of Art and Carpets from the […]

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Asia Week Sale: Japanese Ceremonial Hina Dolls – Dramatic Statements Featuring Historic Players

| September 17, 2014

Japanese DollsAt the height of the Meiij period in Japan (1868-1912), a home was not a home without Hina dolls. Made for the celebration of Girls Day on March 3rd and Boys Day, May 5th, they were a ceremonial art form crafted with the same artistic passion and finesse that gave us exquisite cloisonné enamels and […]

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Connecticut Asian Art Collections Under The Hammer On September 21st

| September 13, 2014

Tibetan DeitiesBRIDGEPORT, CT   Black Rock Galleries holds its inaugural Asian Antiques & Decorative Arts Auction  on Sunday, September 21st at 1:00 p.m.  Coming under the hammer are more than 400 lots of new-to-the-market Chinese, Japanese and Southeast Asian furniture, objects and art.  The collections are from local Connecticut estates. Highlights include a collection of Neolithic jade […]

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Up To 50% Off At Far Eastern Galleries Sale

| September 13, 2014

Far EasternNew York City. Far Eastern Antiques is celebrating Fall Asia Week with a special sale in both its Greenwich Village gallery and its Yonkers warehouse.  Discounts range from 50% for the trade to 40% for decorators, collectors and art placement firms. With more than 170,000 square feet (that’s nearly four acres) of unusual Asian items […]

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Arab Film Festival Kicks Off In San Francisco On October 10

| September 17, 2014

Arab Film FestivalAs the largest showcase of Arab films and filmmakers,, the Arab Film Festival is set to take San Francisco film buffs by storm October 10 – 23.  More than 50 films from 20 countries will be presented in a fourteen-day run. Recently announced is the Opening Night selection, Director Cherien Dabi’s May in the Summer. The […]

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The Asia Art Fair Runs Through Sunday

| September 16, 2014

The Asia Art Fair Previw Ticket $180The Asia Week Art Fair is in full swing today at Bohemian National Hall (321 E. 73rd Street.)  Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. When it debuted last spring, the Asia Art Fair was welcomed by buyers and galleriests. The second running of the international gathering of Asian art dealers runs through September […]

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Sotheby’s Celebrates Asia Week in New York

| September 15, 2014

Sotheby's Asia Week logoSotheby’s brands their series of Asian themed auctions Asia Week. This week, the venerable auction gallery will host five auctions of properties from and about Southeast Asia.  This includes an auction devoted entirely to Images of Enlightenment: Devotional Works of Art and Paintings and a special selection of Paintings and Calligraphy formerly in the collection of General […]

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Christie’s Asian Art Week Sees Six Auctions

| September 15, 2014

Christie's AAW logoChristie’s Asian Art Week will present six auctions over four days in New Your at their  Rockefeller Plaza galleries.  The auction gallery has branded this series of sales Asian Art Week. The sales span Indian, Himalayan, Chinese and Japanese works of art. According to Christie’s website, the auctions include one of the finest collections of […]

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Contemporary Japanese Ceramics by Fukami Sueharu at Erik Thomsen Gallery

| September 14, 2014

Japanese Contemporary CeramicsA major retrospective of ceramics by Japanese master Fukami Sueharu  (b. 1947) takes place during Fall Asia Week at Eric Thomesn Gallery, 23 East 67th Street, The exhibition features thirty sculptures made between 1980 and 2014. Many of the ceramics were included in an exhibition at the Japanese Garden in Portland, OR a year ago. In addition to the early […]

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Clars Video Press Release

| September 13, 2014

Blue Porcelain Brush PotThe editors of AsiaWeekGuide.com put out a call for video press releases. The first to come is from Clars, the Bay Area, CA auction gallery that is gaining strength. We plan to post it on the home page, but for now, you will find it under our Videos tab.  

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