Art collectors and dealers in New York for Asia Art Week

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Collectors and dealers from around the world are flocking to New York this week for Asia Art Week. It’s an annual event that focuses on auctioning off art from a number of Asian countries, making the event one of the largest in the world. The Chinese pieces in particular are slated to be best sellers. CCTV’s Shraysi Tandon filed this story from New York.

Art collectors and dealers in New York for Asia Art Week

Art collectors and dealers in New York for Asia Art Week

Art lovers, collectors and dealers from around the world are flocking to New York this week for the Asia Art Week. It's an annual event that focuses on auctioning off pieces from a number of Asian countries, making the event one of the largest in the world. The Chinese pieces in particular, are slated to be best sellers. CCTV's Shraysi Tandon reported this story from New York.

Highlights:

  • Asia Art Week is a week long event in New York that boasts the largest collection of Asian art in the world.
  • Over the years, wealthy collectors, immigrants and diplomats have all brought Chinese artifacts to the U.S. in large numbers.
  • A majority of the artwork: the paintings as well as the furniture are from one private collection in Washington D.C.
  •  Asian buyers represents 27 percent of Christie’s auction house global clientele.

Carol Conover Director of Kaikodo LLC on the art market

CCTV’s Michelle Makori spoke to Carol Conover Director of Kaikodo LLC and chairman, Asia Week New York on the art market.

Carol Conover, Director of Kaikodo LLC talks about the art market

Carol Conover, Director of Kaikodo LLC talks about the art market

CCTV's Michelle Makori spoke to Carol Conover Director of Kaikodo LLC and chairman, Asia Week New York on the art market.


Another art show Art Basel was held in Hong Kong last week.