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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. 


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Joys of the East: Upcoming Indian and Islamic art auctions and exhibitions

12 October 2020

The two-part Asian Art in London begins with Indian and Islamic art auctions and dealer exhibitions this month.

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Islamic & Indian art: nine dealer previews for October 2020

12 October 2020

A focus on Indian and Islamic art available to view and buy from dealers taking part in Asian Art in London in late October.

Asian Art in London details and maps for October 2020

12 October 2020

Galleries and Auction houses at this year's 'Asian Art in London' will each have their own requirements for social distancing and all will have hand sanitisers available.

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Islamic & Indian art: 11 auction previews for October 2020

12 October 2020

A wealth of Indian and Islamic art and artefacts are available to view and buy in late October from both participants at Asian Art in London and auction houses whose sales are timed to coincide with the festival.

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Asian Art in London's Islamic & Indian art award nominees for 2020

12 October 2020

The awards shortlist for Asian Art in London’s inaugural Indian and Islamic week have been announced. The Antiques Trade Gazette Award for Outstanding Indian or Islamic Work of Art from an Auction House and the Apollo Award for Outstanding Indian or Islamic Work of Art from a Dealer each have three finalists. Winners will be announced on October 29.

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Indian and Islamic Week: Asian Art in London awards shortlist announced

06 October 2020

The awards shortlist for Asian Art in London’s inaugural Indian and Islamic week have been announced.

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New dates for Asian Art in London's Indian and Islamic art event

24 August 2020

Asian Art in London (AAL) has rescheduled dates for its new-format Indian and Islamic art this autumn.

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New format Asian Art in London brings more emphasis on Islamic and Indian works

17 August 2020

Asian Art in London (AAL) is returning this year with a new format that splits the long-running event between Indian and Islamic art and east Asian art.

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Bruun Rasmussen pulls Chinese flask from auction over uncertain dating

03 December 2018

Danish auctioneer Bruun Rasmussen has withdrawn a Chinese flask from sale for the second time following disagreements over its age.

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Asian Art in London to overhaul awards after authenticity of 'best object' winner questioned

19 November 2018

The organisers of Asian Art in London are to abandon the event’s ‘best objects’ award after doubt was cast on the authenticity of one of this year’s winners. The Danish auctioneer which won the award however is standing by the Yuan attribution for the flask after conducting a scientific test.

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Awards for excellence mark start of Asian Art in London

05 November 2018

Copenhagen auction house Bruun Rasmussen and London dealer Grace Tsumugi Fine Art were the recipients of the 2018 Asian Art in London Awards, co-sponsored by ATG.

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Guess who’s coming to London

21 September 2018

Asian Art in London (November 1-10, 2018) brings dealers and auctioneers to the capital from across the globe.

Asian Art in London 2018

21 September 2018

The Asian Art in London festival, again co-sponsored by Antiques Trade Gazette, celebrates its 21st edition on November 1-10.

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Highlights from the Asian art sales season: autumn 2018

21 September 2018

A selection of previews from upcoming Asian art sales and events taking place in autumn 2018.

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More UK auction houses join Asian festival

16 July 2018

Asian Art in London, the event that promotes London as the centre of the global Asian art trade, has increased the number of its auction house participants for the 21st edition (November 1-10).

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ATG letter: Award-winning panel debate

27 November 2017

MADAM – I cannot believe that I am the only one amused, confused and puzzled by your report (ATG No 2317) of the magnificent lacquer panel by the Japanese master Shibata Zeshin being chosen as the “outstanding work offered by an auction house” and gaining for Bonhams the Asian Art in London award at this autumn’s festival.

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Bonhams sits comfortably in Asian art auction series

13 November 2017

Bonhams capitalised on the strong market for classical Chinese furniture to set the two highest prices of the London Asian art auction series.

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Asian Art in London 2017 – 10 shots from the gala party

10 November 2017

‘Asian Art in London’ celebrated its 20th birthday with a gala party in the British Museum’s newly refurbished Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery last night.

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And the winner is… find out who won the awards at ‘Asian Art in London’

10 November 2017

Two works of art, both fashioned from lacquer but very different in execution, scooped the 2017 ‘Asian Art in London’ awards for dealers and auctioneers.

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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.