The nine-day Asia Week New York concluded on March 24 with record-breaking success. The event saw a multitude of international collectors, curators, galleries and Asian art scholars, many of who reported it to be one of the busiest and most successful New York Asia Weeks in years.
The Asia Week New York featured art of every form and from every sector in Asia, with Chinese art experiencing the biggest boom, which has returned it to its position as a leading element in the Asian art market after more than 10 years of absence. Participating auctions reported record-high prices that maintain New York as a top art-selling destination of the world.
Amongst the art galleries that attended were J.J. Lally & Co., KooNewYork that exhibited “Portraits & Pantheons’ exhibition of 20 Korean paintings, Chinese Porcelain Company, Kapoor Galleries that sold art work like the Sundar Shringar series of paintings, Kang Collection that specializes in Korean ancient and contemporary art, John Eskenazi Ltd that presented its fifth annual Indian Painting in New York exhibition, London-based Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd, Tibetan and Indian textile expert Carlo Cristi of Milan who saw a heavy attendance of his Central Asian textiles exhibition, Sue Ollemans Oriental Art and first-time participants Pace Prints and Francesca Galloway.
Asia Week New York will return in 2012 from March 15-24.