Christie’s celebrates Asian art
Event date 14 - 29 September
Event location New York, Online
This September, Christie’s New York celebrates Asian Art Week with five live and four online auctions. Explore this sweeping landscape of collecting opportunities, featuring fine Himalayan bronzes, samurai armor, Japanese swords and a selection of early ceramics, Imperial porcelain, huanghuali furniture, jade and hardstone carvings from China. Encounter diverse artistic traditions, beginning with Indian court paintings, Tibetan art and fine woodblock prints by Toshusai Sharaku, Kitagawa Utamaro and Katsushika Hokusai. Discover how modern South Asian artists like Maqbool Fida Husain, Ram Kumar, Francis Newton Souza, Arpita Singh and Manjit Bawa interpret narrative figuration. Experience a range of highlights from important private and institutional collections, including The John C. and Susan L. Huntington Collection, the T. Eugene Worrell Collection, the J. M. Hu Zande Lou Collection, the David Drabkin Collection, the Collection of Romi Lamba, The Ehime Bunkakan Collection, Kaisendo Museum Collection and others.
Beginning 16 September, engage with these works in-person at the Rockefeller galleries.