Thursday, August 20, 2015

Parisian fair Parcours des Mondes is the most important fair for non-Western art

By Archana Khare-Ghose
A 15th century gilt copper repousse of Bodhisattva Manjusri from Nepal. The 45-cm tall idol is inset with jewels. It will be on display at art dealer Mehmet Hassan's 25th anniversary exhibition at Parcours des Mondes fair in Paris in September (Mehmet Hassan Asian Art)
FRANCE---When Mehmat Hassan, London-born and Bangkok-based dealer of Asian art, decided to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his work, he chose to host an exhibition at the 14th edition of the annual Parisian fair Parcours des Mondes. Hassan chose this fair over any other because, he says, “…it is regarded as the most important fair for non-Western art. Mehmet Hassan Asian Art will showcase “Art From The Himalayas And China” at the Parcours des Mondes at Galerie Anne + Just Jaeckin, 19, rue Guenegaud, 75006 Paris, from September 8 through 13 [link]