A Cultural Treasure Trove: Fine Art Asia and Ink Asia 2019
Why We Recommend it
Fine Art Asia, Asia’s leading international fine art fair, and Ink Asia, the world’s first fair dedicated to ink art, return to the Hong Kong with historical relics and masterpieces representative of civilisations around the world.
Founded in 2006, Fine Art Asia provides a platform for art and antiques in Asia. This year’s fair spans 5,000 years of cultural history, showcasing museum-quality Asian and Western antiques, jewellery, antique silver and timepieces; Impressionist, modern and contemporary art.
Ink Asia 2019, founded in 2015, was the world’s first art fair dedicated to contemporary ink. Ink Asia is now acclaimed as a unique international platform for modern and contemporary ink art. The fair presents an array of ink and ink-inspired works, influenced by traditional ink painting but following innovative artistic paths.
Highlights at the fairs include an extremely rare Chinese silver gilt garniture (c. 1870) with a maker’s mark of Quan Ji from London, retailed by Lee Ching of Hong Kong and Shanghai; The ‘Rockefeller’ Relief Limestone (1300BC) from the 19th Dynasty, New Kingdom Egypt, collected by David Aaron in London; as well as ink-on-paper work by Wang Dongling (b. 1945) Su Shi – Remembering the Maiden – Ode to Red Cliff (2018).
Complimentary entrance tickets are available for downloading here until 23 August 2019.