Asian Art

British Museum curator Sushma Jansari reckons she's in charge of 'one of the most important objects in the entire British Museum' - and she's not wrong. The Bimaran Casket currently holds the…

Bonhams Fine Chinese Art Sale made over $5 million yesterday, part of their Asian Week Sales in London. The top sale was lot 153, a very rare, large Imperial underglaze blue and iron-red enamel ‘…

This November, Sotheby’s will offer a monumental spinach-green jade washer that ranks among the most impressive jade vessels remaining in a private collection, and appears to be the largest jade…

Who was Su Shi, and why is he so revered within Chinese culture? Art critic Alastair Sooke and Christie’s specialist Sophia Zhou look at the life and times of this giant of Chinese culture, and…

Every fall, Asian Art Week brings a gorgeous array of treasures from the East to auction houses in New York and across the country. Here some highlights of pieces sold at auction last week.

Hong Kong – Christie’s is proud to launch one of the world’s rarest Chinese paintings by Su Shi (1037-1101) – the pre-eminent scholar of the Song Dynasty and one of the most…

Sotheby’s announced today the special sale of XUZHEN SUPERMARKET at their Contemporary Art Evening Sale in Hong Kong September 30. Though it may sound straightforward, the…