Asian Art in London

Asian Art in London is an event that focuses on art and historic objects from across Asia. It takes place every autumn in the UK capital.

It started in 1998 and now hosts an array of dealer shows, auctions, receptions and seminars. Among the categories of works offered are Indian & Islamic Art as well as works of art from China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia. 

Qianlong jade bowl

Dealer Shapero hosts Danish saleroom during Asian Art in London

04 November 2017

Danish auction house Bruun Rasmussen is taking part in the ‘Asian Art in London’ event by staging a viewing of upcoming highlights at a London dealership.

Design Centre

Seven snaps from the opening party of the ‘East Meets West’ exhibition at Chelsea Harbour's Design Centre

03 November 2017

The art and antiques trade, collectors, designers and art-lovers descended on the Design Centre in Chelsea Harbour on November 1 for the opening of the 'East Meets West' exhibition.


Asian Art in London: 20 years young

27 September 2017

As London gears up for the 20th Asian Art in London festival in November, ATG talks to its founders and participants on evolving the event to stay relevant and distinct in a crowded calendar

Exhibitor focus: the stalwart and the newbie

27 September 2017

ATG speaks to two exhibitors at 'Asian Art in London' - Jacqueline Simcox who has participated at the event since 1998 and Red Finer of Peter Finer Fine Antique Arms and Armour who joined in 2016.


Western Han boshanlu at Ben Janssens Oriental Art

27 September 2017

With the spread of religion and the development of the Silk Road during the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD), Chinese works of art began to develop widely in terms of geography and form.


Street map for Asian Art in London 2017

27 September 2017

The 'Asian Art in London' event celebrates its 20th anniversary on November 2-11.


East will meet West at Chelsea Harbour at Asian Art in London event

25 September 2017

The Asian Art in London initiative will mark its 20th anniversary by creating a series of events including an exhibition at The Design Centre at Chelsea Harbour in London.

Eskenazi early Chinese

Dealers at Asian Art in London make sales despite apparent decrease in international visitors

14 November 2016

The 19th edition of Asian Art in London closed on Saturday at the end of a nine-day run which featured crowds that were reportedly subdued but still ready to buy.

L&T debate panel

Digital technology drives younger dealers and the art market in China

07 November 2016

The younger generation in China is fuelling the art market and the trade must embrace digital technology to compete, according to a panel of Asian art experts.

Nixi Cura

Historians should value the art market, says Chinese art expert

03 November 2016

Art historians should embrace the trade and understand the value of the art market, argues a programme director at Christie’s Education.

Tang sancai figure

Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition opening at Sotheby’s

31 October 2016

The venerable Oriental Ceramic Society are holding an exhibition of Asian ceramics at Sotheby’s which opens later this week.

Lee Young of Lyon & Turnbull: 'There is no fast track to Asian art scholarship'

24 October 2016

The next generation of Asian art experts will be the focus of a Lyon & Turnbull panel discussion in partnership with ATG as part of the ‘Asian Art in London’ festival in November.

Asian Art in London logo

Asian Art in London up for prestigious UK business award

09 August 2016

Asian Art in London, the annual festival celebrating art and antiques from Asia, has been nominated for a national business award against stiff competition.

Keverne takes chair of Asian Art in London

16 February 2016

London dealer in Chinese works of art Roger Keverne will return as chairman for this year’s Asian Art in London event from November 3-12.

Views on the market ahead of Asia festival

20 October 2015

Ahead of the 18th staging of ‘Asian Art in London’ (November 5-14) – and against a backdrop of a slowdown in the Chinese economy – we invited senior members of the dealing fraternity to give their views on the market and their expectations for the event.

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Asian Art in London award winner

17 November 2014

ATG editor Ivan Macquisten presents the ATG Award for the most outstanding work of art on view during ‘Asian Art in London’ to Jacqueline Simcox at the AAL Gala Party at the British Museum.

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Sarah Percy-Davis takes over reins at Asian Art In London

20 October 2014

Asian Art in London, the organisation that runs the annual focus on the Capital’s expertise and wealth in this field, have appointed a new chairman.


Triple A add to the feast of Asian art

13 October 2014

The Association of Accredited Auctioneers (Triple A) are hosting a viewing event timed to coincide with Asian Art in London. This Qianlong ‘lotus and bats’ doucai jar and cover, estimated to bring £100,000-150,000 at Peter Wilson of Nantwich on November 27, is among the lots on view at Rountree Tryon Galleries of 7 Bury Street on November 2 from 12 noon-9pm.


Thangka leads Dreweatts' Asian art sale at £450,000

12 November 2013

Dreweatts achieved their highest price to date in the Asian art market when an 18th century Sino-Tibetan thangka depicting the Milarepa cult sold for £450,000 at the firm’s first sale marking their participation in the Asian Art in London initiative.

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Ahead of the rest at Asian Art in London

11 November 2013

This 6¾in (17cm) high, solid ivory head of the Virgin Mary, Hispano-Philippines, dating to the 17th-18th century, is the winner of the ATG Award for Asian art in London.