NEW YORK, NY.-
More than 100 Asian art curators from premier museums world-wide will make their annual expedition to Asia Week New York
for an unprecedented nine-day extravaganza of 42 specially-curated shows by gallerists from around the globe, 25 auction sales and numerous museum exhibitions and special events all over Manhattan and the metropolitan area.
Says Carol Conover, chairman of Asia Week New York: We are delighted to once again welcome a distinguished contingent of Asian art curators, whose enthusiasm and scholarship are testaments to the importance of Asia Week New York as a not-to-be-missed destination for museums.
According to Ms. Conover, the curators, many of whom will be accompanied by their donors, represent the following museums: The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, The Rubin Museum of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, China Institute, Asia Society, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Minneapolis Institute of Art, The Portland Museum, The American Museum of Natural History, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Honolulu Academy of Arts, The Norton Museum of Art, The Princeton University Art Museum, The Harvard Museums, Newark Museum, The Samuel P. Harn MuseumUniversity of Florida, Japan Society, The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, The Indianapolis Museum of Art, The Burke Foundation, The Cleveland Museum, The Spencer MuseumUniversity of Kansas, The Smart MuseumUniversity of Chicago, The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, the Yale University Art Gallery, the Berkeley Art Museum, The MacLean Collection, The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, The Virginia Museum of Fine Art, the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. And from Europe and Asia among those invited are Asian art curators from The British Museum, The Victoria and Albert Museum, The Musée Guimet, The Musée Cernuschi in Paris, The Museum Rietberg in Zurich, The Shanghai Museum, The Palace Museum in Beijing, and The Miho Museum in Japan.