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. 


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.


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.


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).


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.


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.

Asian Art in London party

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.

Asian Art in London awards

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.

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.