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Thursday, 7th November 2002

Auction:    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art
10.30am and 2pm


Christie's South Kensington
85 Old Brompton Road
London SW7 3LD

Ingrid Collingridge, 
tel. 020 7581 7611

Web: http://www.christies.com

 

Display:    'Asian Art Treasures from the John Ritblat Gallery'

Buddhist paintings and manuscripts from Tibet and Qing dynasty China; Persian and Turkish Arts of the book.

The John Ritblat Gallery
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB

Open to the public
Visitor services, 
tel. 020 7412 7332

 

'Heaven and Hell - Manuscript Painting from Burma'.

Conserved to their original appearance for 'Buddha, Radiant Awakening' at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and now shown in London for the first time.

John Ritblat Gallery
The British Library
Details as above

Open to the public
Visitor services, 
tel. 020 7412 7332

 

Vocal & Visual Presentation:    'Logic of the Birds'

A production combining film installation and onstage action inspired by the literary masterpiece of Farid al-Din Attar's Mantiq al tayr. Produced by Artangel in association with the Iran Heritage Foundation.

Union Chapel
Compton Terrace
Islington
London N1 2UN

Ticketed
Tel: 020 7713 1400
email. [email protected]
Web: http://www.iranheritage.org

 

Music Performance:    Tibetan Monks from the Labsang Monastery

Sacred and ceremonial music from a Tibetan Buddhist monastery.

Queen Elizabeth Hall
South Bank Centre
Royal Festival Hall
London SE1 8XX

Details & tickets: AMC information line, 
tel. 020 8742 9911

Box office, 
tel. 020 7960 4242

 



Friday, 8th November

Launch Party:    Asian Art in London Launch Party

sponsored by AXA Art Insurance Limited


A champagne reception in the splendid surroundings of the Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery of Oriental Art to launch Asian Art in London 2002.

The participants of Asian Art in London, Directors and Curators of Asian art from museums world wide, academic specialists, visitors and collectors from around the globe join to celebrate this annual event.

Champagne and canapes will be served throughout the evening.

6.30-9.30pm


The Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery of Oriental Art
The British Museum
North Entrance
Montague Place
London WC1B 3DG

Tickets $50 per person

please contact:
Asian Art in London

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7499 2215
fax: +44 (0) 20 7499 2216
[email protected]

 



Friday, 8th November

Lecture:    'Collecting in Context: Lord Cunliffe, Chinese Ceramics and English Taste 1700-1960', by Colin Sheaf, International Head of Asian Art, Bonhams.

Bonhams
101 New Bond Street
London W1S 1SR

6.15-7pm
Ticketed

Chris Mitchell, 
tel. 020 7468 8248, 
email. [email protected]

Web: http://www.bonhams.com

 

'Queen Mary II and Queen Caroline. Royal Purchases of Art d'Outremer in the late 17th and early 18th centuries', by Joanna Marschner, Curator of the State Apartments, Kensington Palace.

The acquisition of Queen Mary II and Queen Caroline of ceramics, fine textiles, lacquer and precious stones.

Bonhams
101 New Bond Street
London W1S 1SR

7-7.45pm following a lecture by Colin Sheaf.
Ticketed

Tel: 020 7468 8246

 


Saturday, 9th November

Symposium:    'Visions of Enlightenment: New Perspectives on Tibetan Art'.

9am - 6pm

Circle of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies
Philips Building Lecture Theatre
SOAS, University of London
Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG

Ticketed
Dr Ulrich Pagel, 
email. [email protected]
tel. 020 7898 4782

 

Open Day:    Gallery and Auction House Open Day

Late night opening in Kensington Church Street, Chelsea and Fulham, 5-9pm.

AntikWest Oriental Art & Antiques, Gregg Baker Asian Art, Berwald Oriental Art, Cohen & Cohen, Hungry Ghost, Indigo, Knapton & Rasti Asian Art, R&G McPherson Antiques, S. Marchant & Son, Soo San, Jorge Welsh Oriental Porcelain & Works of Art

The participants of Asian Art in London in Kensington Church Street, Chelsea and Fulham invite you to visit their galleries during the evening.
Tel: See Participant pages for full contact details.

 

Conference:    Woodblock Art in East Asia.

Sotheby's Institute of Art presents 'Woodblock Art in East Asia'. Links between the printmaking traditions of China, Japan and Korea.
Speakers include David Barker - University of Ulster, Dr Anne Farrer - Sotheby's Institute, Charlotte Horlyck - V&A Museum, Dr Timon Screech - SOAS and Dr Ellis Tinios - University of Leeds.


Gilbert Collection
Somerset House
The Strand
London WC2R 1LA

Ticketed
Janine Rymer, 
tel. 020 7462 3239, 
email. [email protected]

Web: http://www.sothebys.com

 



Sunday, 10th November


Lecture:    'Creative Momentum'. The significance of the dragon and the pearl in Chinese and Tibetan art, by Gary Dickinson and Tashi Mannox.

The White Room
The Metropolitan Hotel
Old Park Lane
London W1Y 4LB

3-5pm
Ticketed

Linda Wrigglesworth Ltd: 
tel, 020 7408 0177

Web: http://www.cloudband.com/arcade/lindawrigglesworth

 

'More About the Mongos'.

Recent researches in the Gobi and Taklamakan Desert, by Professor John Carswell.

East Gallery
Sotheby's
34-35 New Bond Street
London W1A 2AA

4pm
Ticketed

Tanya Carr, 
tel. 020 7293 6442

Web: http://www.sothebys.com

 

'Visual Feasts - Food Consumption and the History of Japanese Ceramics'.

Lecture presented by Christie's and The Oriental Ceramics Society.

Christie's
5-8 King Street
London SW1Y 6QT

6pm
Mark Hinton, 
tel. 020 7389 2595

 

Open evening:   Gallery and Auction House Open Day

Late night opening in St James's, 5-9pm

Receptions will be held at:


Asian Art Gallery Ltd, Christopher Bruckner, Anthony Carter, Christie's, Malcolm Fairley Japanese Works of Art, Francesca Galloway Ltd, Harris Lindsay Ltd present Richard Barker Fine Art Ltd, Oriental Arts UK Ltd, Priestley & Ferraro, Simon Ray Indian & Islamic Works of Art, Samina Inc, Jonathan Tucker Antonia Tozer Asian Art

The participants of Asian Art in London in St James's invite you to visit their galleries during the evening.


Tel: See Participant pages for full contact details.

 

Conference:    Woodblock Art in East Asia.

Second day of conference.

Gilbert Collection
Somerset House
The Strand
London WC2R 1LA

Links between the printmaking traditions of China, Japan and Korea.
Janine Rymer, 
tel. 020 7462 3239, 
email. [email protected]'s.com

Web: http://www.sothebys.com

 



Monday 11th November


Open evening:   Gallery and Auction House Open Day

Late night opening in Mayfair, 5-9pm

Bonhams, Brandt Oriental Art, Christopher Cooke Antiques Limited, Eskenazi Ltd, John Eskenazi Ltd, Sam Fogg, Alexander Götz Ancient Art of South and Southeast Asia, Grays Antique Market, Nicholas Grindley, Robert Hall, Gerard Hawthorn Ltd, Roger Keverne Ltd, Robert Kleiner & Co Ltd, Theresa McCullough Ltd, Milne Henderson Fine Art, Sydney L. Moss Ltd, Nicholas S. Pitcher Oriental Art, Gordon Reece Gallery, Rossi & Rossi Ltd, Jacqueline Simcox Ltd, Sotheby's, A&J Speelman Ltd, The Textile Gallery, Linda Wrigglesworth Ltd, Grace Wu Bruce Ltd

The participants of Asian Art in London in Mayfair invite you to visit their galleries during the evening.

Tel: See Participant pages for full contact details

Auction:    'The Cunliffe Collection: Chinese Ceramics & Jade Carvings'.

10.30am


Bonhams
101 New Bond Street
London W1S 1SR

Colin Sheaf, 
tel. 020 7468 8237

Web: http://www.bonhams.com

 

'Fine Asian Art'.

approx 12 noon


Bonhams
101 New Bond Street
London W1S 1SR

Colin Sheaf, 
tel. 020 7468 8237

Web: http://www.bonhams.com

 

Lecture:    'Literary Themes on the Antique Chinese Porcelain of Augustus the Strong', by Dr Eva Strober, curator of the Oriental Department at the Augustus The Stong Collection, Zwinger Museum, Dresden.

Lecture followed by Chinese poetry, music, entertainment, drinks, canapes and surprises.

The Music Room
Grays Antique Market
South Molton Lane
London W1Y 1AR

Ticketed
Tel: 020 7408 1638, 
email. [email protected]

 

The Japan Society, in association with Sotheby's and Sotheby's Institute of Art present 'Japan - The Birthplace of Pottery?', by Simon Kaner, Assistant Director of The Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Culture.

Sotheby's Olympia
Hammersmith Road
London W14 8UX

6.30pm
The Japan Society, 
tel. 020 7828 6330, 
email. [email protected]

 



Tuesday, 12th November


Auction:    'Fine Japanese Works of Art, Prints & Paintings'

10am


Sotheby's Olympia
Hammersmith Road
London W14 8UX

Suzannah Yip, 
tel. 020 7293 5725

Web: http://www.sothebys.com

 

'Chinese Ceramics, Export Ceramics & Works of Art'.

10.30am and 2.30pm


Christie's
5-8 King Street
London SW1Y 6QT

Desmond Healey, 
tel. 020 7389 2572

Web: http://www.christies.com

 

'Japanese Contemporary Ceramics and Works of Art'.

6pm


Bonhams
101 New Bond Street
London W1S 1SR

Ben Williams, 
tel. 020 7629 6602

Web: http://www.bonhams.com

 

Study Day:    'Hareems, Lanterns and Temples - Orientalism in Painting, Architecture and Design', organised by Leighton House Museum and Tate Britain.

Examining the fashion for all things oriental that emerged in Britain following the opening of major trade links with the Near East, India and the Far East.

Leighton House Museum
12 Holland Park Road
London W14 8LZ

10.30am-5.30pm
Ticketed

Daniel Robbins, 
tel: 020 7602 3316 (ext. 301)

 

Lecture:    'The Dilemmas and Pitfalls of the Dating of Chinese Furniture', by Nicholas Grindley

Nicholas Grindley
13 Old Burlington Street
London W1S 3AJ

6-7pm Reserved seating
Rebecca Gardner, 
tel. 020 7437 5449

 

'Kazari: Decoration and Display in Japan, 15th-19th centuries', by Dr Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere of the Sainsbury Institute of Japanese Arts and Culture.

BP Lecture Theatre
Clore Centre
British Museum
Great Russell Street
London W1CB 3DG

6.30 -7.30pm
Penelope Vogler or Antonia Shaw, 
tel. 020 7323 1234, 
email. [email protected]
Web: http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk

 

The Islamic Art Circle, in association with the Centre for Near and Middle Eastern Studies, presents 'The History and Development of Islamic Calligraphy', by Dr Ebadollah Bahari.

SOAS
Basement Lecture Theature
Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG

Edward Gibbs, 
tel: 020 8374 2391
email. [email protected]

 



Wednesday, 13th November


Auction:    'Fine Chinese Ceramics Including Export Art'.

10.30am


Sotheby's, East Gallery
34-35 New Bond Street
London W1A 2AA

Alastair Gibson, 
tel. 020 7293 6442

Web: http://www.sothebys.com

 

'Japanese Art & Design and Works of Art'.

2.30pm


Christie's
5-8 King Street
London SW1Y 6QT

Mark Hinton, 
tel. 020 7389 2595

Web: http://www.christies.com

 

Exhibition Opening:   '7000 Years of Chinese Jade: From the Neolithic to the Present Day'.

From the collection of Sir Joseph Hotung.

The Selwyn and Ellie Alleyne Gallery (Room 33b)
The British Museum, East Entrance
Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3DG
10am-5.30pm

Steve Drury-Thurgood, Executive Office, 
Dept. of Oriental Antiquities, 
tel. 020 7323 8457

Web: http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk

 

Private View:    'Early Buddhist Sculpture from Tibet - The Nyingjei Lam Collection'

Private view of the Eastern Art Galleries.

Eastern Art Galleries
Ashmolean Museum
Oxford OX1 2PH

5.15-7.15pm
Secretary, Dept. of Eastern Art, 
tel. 01865 278 067

 

Lecture (repeat of Tuesday, 12th November):    'The Dilemmas and Pitfalls of the Dating of Chinese Furniture', by Nicholas Grindley

Nicholas Grindley
13 Old Burlington Street
London W1S 3AJ

6-7pm
Rebecca Gardner, 
tel. 020 7437 5449

 

Lecture:    'Exotic Goods from Exotic Lands - The Commerce of the Silk Road', by Jonathan Tucker.

SOAS, Philips Lecture Theatre
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG

6pm
CIAA, tel. 020 7898 4464
email. [email protected]

 

The Winter Olympia Fine Art & Antiques Fair presents, 'The China Trade - Its History and Influence of Le Jardin Anglo-Chinois', by William Sargent, Curator of Asian Export Art at the Peabody Museum.

The Club Room
The Winter Olympia Fine Art & Antiques Fair
The National Hall
Olympia Exhibition Centre
Warwick Road
London W14 8UX

6.30-7.30pm Ticketed
Box office, 
tel. 0870 736 3105



Thursday, 14th November


Auction:    'Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art'.

10.30am and 2pm


Christie's South Kensington
85 Old Brompton Road
London SW7 3LD

Ingrid Collingridge,
 tel. 020 7581 7611

Web: http://www.christies.com

 

'Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art'.

10.30am


Sotheby's Olympia
Hammersmith Road
London W14 8UX

Seonaid Maclean-Bristol,
tel.  020 7293 5545

 

Gallery Talk:    'Vietnam Behind the Lines' by Mrs Thu Stern, collector of Vietnamese paintings

Room 91
British Museum
Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3DG

11.15am-12noon
Information Desk, tel. 020 7323 8000
Web: http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk

 

Lecture:    'Arts of Kazari - Japan on Display 15th - 19th Centuries'

Presented by Dr Nicole Rousmaniere of the Sainsbury Institute of Japanese Arts and Culture.

The Club Room
Winter Olympia Fine Art & Antique Fair
The National Hall
Olympia Exhibition Centre
London W14 8UX

4-5pm
Ticketed

Box Office, tel. 0870 736 3105

 

Asia House and The British Museum present 'Iran - Art after Khomeini. Developments since the 1980s', by Edward Lucie-Smith, art historian and critic.

Stevenson Lecture Theatre
Clore Education Centre
The British Museum
Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3DG

6.30-7.30pm
Ticketed

Asia House, tel. 020 7499 1287, 
email. [email protected]
Web: http://www.asiahouse.org

 

Lecture & Reception:    Annual Benjamin Zucker lecture on Mughal art. 'Echoes of the Sultanate in Mughal Architecture - the Province of Bengal', by Dr Perween Hasan, Professor in the Dept. of Islamic History and Culture, Dhaka University.

Main Lecture Theatre
Victoria & Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
South Kensington
London SW7 2RL

Lecture 7-8pm (doors open 6.30pm)
Reception 8-9pm

Asian Dept., tel. 020 7942 2322
Web: http://www.vam.ac.uk

 

Exhibition Opening:   'Simorgh - Paintings inspired by Attar's Conference of the Birds. An exhibition of British artist Graham Day's paintings inspired by Attar's literary masterpiece.
Organised by the Iran Heritage Foundation and The October Gallery.


24 Old Gloucester Street
London WC1N 3AL

Tel: 020 7242 7367
email. [email protected]

 



Friday, 15th November


Lecture & Reception:    The Iran Heritage Foundation presents, 'The Role of Mystics in the Evolution of Language and Literature', by Professor Annemarie Schimmel.

Lecture Theature, Main Hall
Victoria & Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL

Lecture 6.30-7.30pm
Reception 7.30-9.30pm

Iran Heritage Foundation, 
tel. 020 7493 4766
email. [email protected]
Web: http://www.iranheritage.org

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