Hong Kong Fine Art Asia 2017
The star of Hong Kong’s peak art season, Fine Art Asia returns to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibiting Centre 30 September – 3 October 2017
Fine Art Asia 2017, Asia’s leading international fine art fair, will return to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from Saturday 30th September to Tuesday 3rd October 2017, with a VIP Preview and Vernissage on Friday 29th September.
Now in its 12th year, Fine Art Asia2017is staged at the peak of the October art season in Hong Kong, coinciding with Sotheby’s auctions in the same venue and other art events in the city. In this vibrant atmosphere, the fair is a focal point for a sophisticated audience of leading dealers, collectors, curators, connoisseurs and art lovers from throughout Asia and all over the world.
Over the past decade, Fine Art Asia has become renowned as Asia’s foremost fair dedicated to art and antiques. The fair showcases museum-quality works of art spanning 5,000 years of cultural history, from antiquity to the present day. In 2016, Fine Art Asia displayed more than 6,000 outstanding works of art worth HK$3 billion (US$387 million), and attracted 22,500 visitors from all over the world. The fair provides a unique opportunity to view and acquire the best artworks across a wide range of collecting categories.
Fine Art Asia is the only fair in Asia to showcase collectible antiques and fine art from both East and West, including Asian and Western antiques; jewellery, antique silver and timepieces; Impressionist, modern and contemporary art and design; and photography.
Renowned international galleries returning to Fine Art Asia 2017in the antiques section include Rossi & Rossi, London andHong Kong, with rare Buddhist and Hindu paintings, sculptures and ritual objects from China, India and the Himalayas; Barrère Hong Kong, with Buddhist sculpture from the Wei to the Qing Dynasty; David Aaron, London, presenting Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Islamic arts; Vanderven Oriental Art, The Netherlands, exhibiting Chinese porcelain and works of art; Tenzing AsianArt, San Francisco showing Hindu and Buddhist sculptures;and Chang’s Oriental Art, Taipei specialising in huanghuali and zitan furniture, wood carvings and lacquer.
Boghossian, Geneva/Hong Kong/London will showcase rare jewellery; Susan Ollemans, London will exhibit antique jewellery from Southeast Asia, China, India and Vietnam; Koopman Rare Art, London, will bring fine antique silver; while Somlo Antiques, London will present exquisite antique timepieces.
In the art section, Gladwell & Patterson,London, will present fine European and British Impressionist and modern paintings; Kaikodo, New York returns with fine Chinese classical paintings; GalerieDumonteil, Paris, Shanghai and New York exhibits the bestanimalier art; and Shibunkaku, Kyoto presents modern and contemporary Japanese art.
Among new exhibitors in 2017 will be Carlton Rochell Asian Art, New York with classical Indian paintings; Rare by Oulton, Hong Kong with distinctive and rare European antiques such as fine chess sets and Louis Vuitton luggage; and D3E Art Ltd, Hong Kong with modern and contemporary Chinese ink paintings.
Following the promising début of the photography section in 2016,Fine Art Asia2017is pleased to announce a larger section dedicated to photography. The fair will showcase a worldwide selection of galleries chosen by Boogie Woogie Photography Agency. It will present to the public an eclectic selection of artworks from vintage to contemporary creations. Exhibiting galleries include Blue Lotus Gallery, Hong Kong; La Galerie Paris 1839, Hong Kong; Novalis Art & Design, HongKong, and Zen Foto Gallery, Tokyo.
Click here for Fine Art Asia 2017 website: http://www.aaifair.com/index.htm