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 [...]
Mr. Sigg, a former Swiss ambassador, has agreed to give 1,463 works to the M+ Museum, a museum for visual culture that’s being developed in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District slated for a 2017 opening.
The collection is conservatively estimated to be worth at least $163 million.
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 [...]
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 at Jia Moderne are absolutely in love with Lumamodern’s metal wall art.
”Simplicity. Joy. Permanence.”
Thomas Drake, artist and owner of Lumamodern, is inspired by the poetic and dramatic beauty of the Chinese symbol for love.
Drake uses the “Ai,” the traditional Chinese character for love (愛) which is based [...]