Following the resounding success of the inaugural Asia Art Fair in March, the Bohemian National Hall has beautifully remounted The Asia Art Fair this week, September 17-21, 2014 with an expanded roster of international galleries and dealers. The Fair features 30 distinguished dealers in Fine Art, Antiques, and Contemporary Asian works of art, including our galleries, Anavian Gallery, Niki Art, and Flying Cranes Antiques.Specializing in Ancient Near Eastern and Islamic Works of Art from the 4th millennium BC through the 19th century AD, Anavian Gallery has been at the forefront of the Middle Eastern art/antiquity market since it was established 50 years ago. Their long list of clients includes many of the top museums, institutions and private collectors worldwide. Anavian deal in fine ceramics, glass, metalwork and rare objects spanning the millennia. Niki Art features contemporary Japanese Works of Art, specializing in the works of the artist Ko Kono “Leather Sculpture”. The artist of the extraordinary piece above, Ko Kono is an extremely rare and talented individual who seems uniquely tuned into the natural and even the supernatural worlds. His sculptures, works in leather, create a reflection, an instance of time, captured in a manner that inspires the imagination. Based in New York City since the 1970’s, Flying Cranes Antiques, Ltd. has long been regarded worldwide as a leading specialist in the field of Japanese art from the Meiji Period. The firm offers an extensive selection of museum-quality material to sophisticated collectors, royalty, museum curators and serious beginning collectors, and is known for the finest and the unusual in metalwork, cloisonné, Satsuma, netsuke, studio ceramics, Imari ware, lacquer, ikebana basketry and samurai weaponry.
The September edition of the Fair also presents a contemporary art exhibition, curated by Dr. Zhijian Qian, and featuring some of the finest emerging artists in the field today. The exhibition, which beautifully showcases the breadth and depth in the contemporary Asian arts, is displayed on the third floor. All artists will be in attendance to discuss their work so don’t miss the rare opportunity to speak with this fascinating group.
Lastly, the Asia Art Fair presents a Special Exhibition of Mohan Samant (1924-2004), one of the earliest post-Independence modern Indian artists to train in India and settle as a successful mature artist in the West. He has been called ‘one of the few artists who has successfully made the bridge between Eastern and Western traditions.’
Tickets for The Asia Art Fair can be purchased HERE. The Bohemian National Hall is located at 321 E 73rd Street, New York, NY 10021. You can reach the Fair for more information at email@example.com or (212) 988-1733.