When I hear “Valentino” I initially think high fashion and well, Italian—which then makes me think of gelato and affogatos-yumm. My free associations may seem too psychoanalytic and unproductive, but isn’t it all about taste anyways? So, why is Jia Moderne –an Ancient and Contemporary Asian home décor and art gallery concerned with an Italian [...]
Liu Yiqian was born in 1963 from a working class family in Shanghai. He dropped out of school at 14 to help his mother with her handbag business which became very success and at 27 he became a stock trader.
He has since made millions and is on Forbe’s top [...]
Today marks the 100th anniversary of Japan’s gift to the United States.
A great way to celebrate is to check out Cherry Blossom Festivals throughout the United States and abroad.
Cherry Blossom Japanese Print
The cherry blossom (Sakura) is a well-known symbol of Japan and is frequently [...]
The Asian art market is hot.
With record sales in 2011, Asian art broke records for the most expensive piece of art ”Eagle Standing on Pine Tree; Four-Character Couplet in Seal Script” by Baishi Qi which sold for $57.2 million in Beijing last May and was the most expensive painting sold at [...]
We are fascinated by this gorgeous room at the Freer Gallery at the Smithsonian.
Originally built for a wealthy English shipping magnate and eventually bought and moved to America by the museum’s founder Charles Lang Freer, Freer used it to organize and display more than 250 ceramics he had collected from throughout Asia.