Reflecting on its 12-year History, Asia Week New York Presents: Reflections: Autumn 2021

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Autumn 2021
Autumn 2021

New York:  When Asia Week New York opens its doors–both virtually and IRL–viewers on Friday, September 17th,  not only will they cast their collective eye on a cornucopia of Asian treasures presented by twenty-three galleries and six auction houses, they will also be treated to the fascinating story of the twelve-year old organization narrated by Dessa Goddard, chairman, Brendan Lynch, Lark Mason Jr.,  Anu Ghosh-Mazumdar, Joan B. Mirviss, and Eric Zetterquist–dealer and auction house members of the Asia Week New York Planning Committee, who will highlight significant milestones in the organization’s history. 

To register for the zoom preview, which takes place at 5:00 p.m. EDT, 2:00 p.m. PST, visit

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9yAPktwTS3uNXqk7alKctA

Says Dessa Goddard: “On behalf of all the members of Asia Week New York, I am delighted to welcome our audience to enjoy the many magnificent objects that are on view online or in the New York galleries, while listening to the dynamic history and growth of our vital association.”

According to Goddard, Asia Week New York is on track to open on March 16-25, 2022 with all the galleries, auction houses and museums opening to the public. 

About Asia Week New York 

The collaboration of top-tier international Asian art galleries, the six major auction houses, Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby’s, and numerous museums and Asian cultural institutions, Asia Week New York is a week-long celebration filled with a non-stop schedule of simultaneous gallery open houses, Asian art auctions as well as numerous museum exhibitions, lectures, and special events. Participants from Great Britain, India, Italy, Japan, and the United States unveil an extraordinary array of museum-quality treasures from China, India, the Himalayas, Southeast Asia, Tibet, Nepal, Japan, and Korea. 

Asia Week New York Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade membership organization registered with the state of New York. For more information visit www.AsiaWeekNewYork.com @asiaweekny #asiaweekny 

About Songtsam, Presenting Sponsor

Founded by Baima Duoji, in 2000, the Songtsam Group is the only collection of luxury Tibetan-style retreats found across the Tibetan Plateau that offers guests sophisticated elegance, refined design, modern amenities, and unobtrusive service in places of natural beauty and cultural interest. With his long-standing and strong interest in Chinese, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian art, Mr. Baima started collecting art long before he established his first hotel, Songtsam Lodge Shangri-La, which is located next to the famous Songzanlin Monastery in Shangri-La. Many of the properties across the Tibetan plateau are decorated with Mr. Baima’s personal collection, with each hotel acting as a private art museum. For more information, visit www.songtsam.com.

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James Ardis is a writer, editor, and content strategist focused on the auction industry. His company, James Ardis Writing, has partnered with auction houses, galleries, and many clients outside the art world.

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