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The mix they offer takes in the widest variety of material from across south and south-east Asia and increasingly includes modern and contemporary works alongside the treasures from ancient Chinese dynasties.

We have selected some of the more striking pieces, old and modern, that will be on show and for sale during the event.

We also asked two long-standing participants why they rate this event and what makes it special: Susan Ollemans from London, who has exhibited since AWNY’s inception, and New York’s Joan Mirviss, a founder member and AWNY’s first chair.