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 [...]
ART HK12, the Hong Kong International Art Fair is the leading contemporary art fair in Asia and is celebrating its fifth year. This year there will be over 250 galleries bringing together leading collectors, curators and artists from Asia and the world.
The art world has recognized the [...]
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.
Happy Chinese New Year | The Year of the Water Dragon
According to the Chinese Zodiac the Year of the Dragon, begins on January 23, 2012 and ends on February 9, 2013.
The Dragon is the fifth sign of the Chinese Zodiac.
Chinese New Year [...]