Asian art in London

Khmerian statue of Ganesh. Kambodscha. 10thC. Yellow sandstone

On September, 30 – October, 8 the 11th annual week Asian Art in London (AAL) with conferences, exhibition projects and auctions will take place in London.

The AAL fair was organized according to the New York Week of the Asian art. The leading art dealers specializing on works of art of the Near and Far East, India, Tibet, Southeast Africa participated in it. Traditionally this event attracts attention of the state museums and collectors from every corner of the globe.

It is necessary to mention that this year Week of the Asian art in London will have some new participants including the I-MUI project which will represent the modern art of Korea. The Alastair Gibson Antiques company will become the basic exhibitor of the Japanese and Chinese antiques while the Mallet auction house will hold the sales of the Indian jewelry art.

Moreover, within the limits of AAL some thematic exhibitions will take place including Seeds of Modernism in the Asian Textiles and the Modern art of China with the assistance of the Artsrepublik London gallery.

Among the key events is the Khulla Dhoka, The Open Door exhibition representing the works of art by the artists from Great Britain and Nepal.

On November, 8 Asia House will launch the large AAL symposium entitled Buddhist Art: from India to Japan and on November, 4 the Victoria and Albert Museum will hold the solemn party devoted to the 11th Week of the Asian art in London.

Among permanent participants of the project are the largest auction houses of Great Britain such as Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Bonham’s which will hold the whole series of the auction sales.

Numerous AAL’s events urged to capture 5000 years of the history and the art of India, Korea, Japan, China and the Islamic countries. Visitors of the exhibition will have an opportunity to see the unique artefacts of the Asian art including jewelry, manuscript, painting, ceramics, glass, textiles.

The Asian Art fair will be held on September, 30 – October, 8 in London.

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