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The Incredible Restoration of an Ancient Japanese Scroll

December 5, 2016

Visitors of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston can currently witness conservation in action on an enormous Japanese hanging scroll, which is currently being remounted in the Asian paintings gallery.

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Asia Week New York Reading List, Part III: Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Art

November 30, 2016

We asked some of our participants for their favorite Asian art-related books—both fiction and non-fiction.

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Asia Week New York Reading List, Part II: Japanese Art

November 21, 2016

We asked some of our participants for their favorite Asian art-related books—both fiction and non-fiction.

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Asia Week New York Reading List, Part I: Chinese Art

November 17, 2016

We asked some of our participants for their favorite Asian art-related books—both fiction and non-fiction.

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The Evolution of Chaekgeori: Its Inception and Development from the Joseon Period to Today

November 8, 2016

Chaekgeori was one of the most prolific art forms of Korea’s Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), and it continues to be used today. It often depicts books and other material commodities as symbolic embodiments of knowledge, power, and social reform.

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Terrorism Art and Antiquity Revenue Prevention Act

October 30, 2016

We want to alert all participants in Asia Week activities to proposed legislation by the US Senate, which would greatly affect the collecting and trading of antiquities.

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Interior Designer Spotlight: Geoffrey Bradfield

October 18, 2016

We asked interior designer Geoffrey Bradfield how he combines Asian art into his interiors.

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SOLD! Bidding Advice for Budding Collectors

October 7, 2016

We asked Asian art specialists at Sotheby's, Christie's, and iGavel Auctions for their advice on how to approach auction sales as a budding collector.

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Gallery Exhibitions During Fall Asia Week

August 25, 2016

From September 9–17, it's Fall Asia Week in New York. Many of our participating dealers are open to the public—here's our guide to the week's gallery exhibitions!

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Adventures in Ink: Bringing Japanese Tattoo Art to Vermont

August 18, 2016

Sarah Laursen, Curator of Asian Art at the Middlebury College Museum of Art, describes the challenges of holding a live tattooing demonstration at the museum, in conjunction with the exhibition “Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World.”

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