18 mars 2010

"The Buddha & The Sacred Site" @ Asia Society

Buddha Shakyamuni, India, Bihar. Pala period, late 9th–early 10th century. Schist. Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.37. © Asia Society, New York Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art is the first major exhibition of its kind devoted to the impact of Buddhist pilgrimage on Asia’s artistic production. It highlights approximately 120 objects of importance and extraordinary quality, including sculptures, paintings, prints, ritual implements, photographs, and maps. The objects, dating from the... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2009

First Book on Collecting Chinese Contemporary Art Published in Chinese

Fang Lijun, Series II No 6, 1991. Oil on canvas, 200 x 200 cm NEW YORK, NY.- AW Asia announced the publication of the Chinese-language version of Chinese Contemporary Art: 7 Things You Should Know by Melissa Chiu, director of the Asia Society Museum in New York City and vice president of the Society’s global arts program. Chinese contemporary art continues to be a major force in the international art world, and the current economic climate has created a unique opportunity for new and experienced collectors in this field,... [Lire la suite]