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Reminiscent Tales of Indian Lotus Flower

April 5, 2013, 1:04 pm

The Indian national flower, Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera), profoundly inspires the country’s ancient and modern culture, art, and literary richness.

Encountering the Exotic and Mysterious Orient

April 2, 2013, 10:28 am

At the crossroads between realism and fantasy, fanciful decoration and meaningful symbolism, and admiration and condescension lies Orientalism.

From Academia to Collecting and Giving Back

March 21, 2013, 10:57 pm

If Indiana Jones had been a student of Tibetan Buddhism, he might have turned out to be Moke Moketoff. He lives in New York now, working as a private art dealer.

Over 1,000 Artists to be Represented at Art Expo

March 18, 2013, 5:10 pm

Primarily, though, it’s a place for home decorators and art lovers to explore what’s happening, meet artists, and maybe purchase something they love.

Japanese Art Q&A With Sebastian Izzard

February 28, 2013, 8:23 pm

Given the rise in other areas of Asian art, Japanese art now looks quite reasonable by comparison, a fact that astute collectors are taking full advantage of.

Drawing, Painting, and Forever Learning

February 25, 2013, 11:43 pm

In New York City’s rich and shifting art world is a fixed point of classical learning—the Grand Central Academy of Art (GCA).

Blackletter Calligraphy (Video)

February 25, 2013, 7:28 am

This video shows Seb Lester, a type designer, writing the letters A to M in Blackletter, or Gothic script.

Creating Art from Sand (Video)

February 25, 2013, 6:02 am

A man draws with sand at a business conference in Seoul, Korea, using different techniques of casting and removing sand.

In a Leafy London Suburb, a Painting Exhibition Shows Persecution in China

February 22, 2013, 4:53 pm

“The visual challenges are, for a lot of people, particularly difficult where there are depictions of death, dying, and, of course, the disturbing organ harvesting, which is [...]

Enter an ‘Imaginary Aviary,’ Japanese Style

February 20, 2013, 8:55 pm

Birds in the Art of Japan exhibition just opened at The Sackler Wing Galleries for the Arts of Japan at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.


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Asia Week NY Spring 2013