Thursday, March 21, 2019

Asia Week New York Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

ARTDAILY
This year is extra special because Asia Week New York celebrates its 10th anniversary. To mark this milestone, a champagne reception was held in the Patron’s Lounge at The Metropolitan Museum of Art to congratulate the 10 honorees, all of whom have made significant contributions to advancing Asian art in North America. Photo: Annie Watt.
NEW YORK---Asia Week New York got off to a roaring start last week, when 48 galleries, 6 auction houses–Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage, iGavel, and Sotheby’s and 16 museums opened their doors to collectors, curators and connoisseurs who converged in New York to get their annual eyeful of what’s on offer at the galleries and auction houses now through March 23rd. This year is extra special because Asia Week New York celebrates its 10th anniversary. To mark this milestone, a champagne reception was held in the Patron’s Lounge at The Metropolitan Museum of Art to congratulate the 10 honorees, all of whom have made significant contributions to advancing Asian art in North America. [More]
Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Daoist immortal LaoziChen Yanqing (active 15th century)Date: dated 1438Medium: Gilt brass; lost-wax castAccession Number: 1997.139