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Kicking off Asia Week across channels
March 10, 2023
Clockwise from bottom left: Hamza and His Men Attacked by a Sea Creature, Mughal style at Bikaner, India, circa 1680, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, folio measures 9 7/8 x 6 1/3 in., painting: 9 x 5 1/2 in., Cho Yong-Ik (b. 1934), 69-521, 1969, oil on canvas, 25 x 21 in. (64 x 53.3 cm.), Wood Figure of Shō Kannon with polychrome pigments and gold leaf, Heian period circa 1100, H. 18 1/2 in. (47.1 cm.), formerly Kōfuku-ji, Nara, Half Palampore with Mythical Animals and Mughal Flowers; India, for the Indonesian market (detail); Cotton; block printed and painted mordant and resist dye; 40 x 94 in. (102 X 239 cm.), Ganesh Haloi, Untitled 3, 2021, gouache on handmade paper laid on board, 21 x 30.25 in.
Galleries specialized in works from several parts of Asia
HK Art and Antiques
Figures and Flowers
March 17-April 6
49 E 78th St, Suite FB
New York, NY
This exhibition includes of modern and contemporary Korean paintings by Kim Sou, Kim Hyungguen, Su Kwak, Kyung-ja, and Cho Yong-lk among others. The gallery also features a group of Goryeo celadons from a private collection in the United States, including various celadon oil bottles and bowls.
Ganesh Haloi: A space left behind
D-43, First Floor, Defence Colony, New Delhi 110024 India (with an additional Kolkata location)
Ganesh Haloi (born 1936) has been based in Kolkata since 1950, following the partition of India. Like other artists of his generation, the trauma of displacement left its mark on his work, exhibiting an innate lyricism coupled with a sense of nostalgia for a lost world.
Safety in Numbers
Online, March 16-March 23, 2023
The Big Island, Hawai’i location, 27-760 Old Onomea Road, P.O. Box 68, The Big Island, HI 96783
Numbers manifest in various ways across Chinese and Japanese art. Whether in a series or as part of a broader collection, Kaikodo explores the idea of strength in numbers in their impressive showcase, which includes 16th and 17th century painting and decor.
The Art of Shell Beads and Recent Acquisitions
Online and March 16-22, Park Lane Hotel, 36 Central Park South (by appointment)
New York, NY
Shell artwork and garments from Taiwan, the Philippines and northeastern India feature in this academic showcase, addressing the origins of shells for status from at least 35,000 years ago, and the bead trade industry which endured from two thousand years ago through the 20th century for many ethnic groups of Southeast Asia and Oceania. Recent acquisitions including several rare and unique textiles from India made for the Indonesian market will be featured.
The Fabled Lands: Persian and Indian Paintings
Online and by appointment in New York
3450 Sacramento St Unit 216 San Francisco CA 94118
Shawn Ghassemi and his team bring a number of impressive watercolors with gold and silver on folio spanning the 17th through 19th centuries in India and modern-day Iran.