80 of the world’s galleries specializing in Pacific Asian art. An opportunity to view such objects as jewelry and paintings from India, bronzes from Nepal, robes and porcelain from China, kimonos and prints from Japan, ceremonial objects from Indonesia, and ceramics from Korea.
Eleventh Annual edition
The West Coast’s premier Asian show features museum-quality art from more than 80 of the world’s top galleries specializing in Pacific Asian art. The exhibition provides an opportunity to view or purchase such objects as jewelry and paintings from India, bronzes from Nepal, robes and porcelain from China, kimonos and prints from Japan, ceremonial objects from Indonesia, and ceramics from Korea. The show features a special retail exhibition of Cambodian silk Ikats, which includes the luminous weavings known as pidon and sampot chawn kbunr (textiles worn by royals).
The opening night Gala on February 1, lit by colorful lanterns, has Chinese stilt-walkers and Lion Dancers as well as a first look at the exhibition.
The following weekend, more than 100 top international dealers and galleries display the best in fiber and textile art at the internationally renowned San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show. The show specializes in unique historic and contemporary art including African and Oceanic sculpture and masks, Central and South American pottery and folk art, Mexican paintings and ceramics, New Guinea sculpture and weapons, and Spanish Colonial Art. Attendees also have the chance to view and purchase Native American pottery, blankets, beadwork, and basketry, as well as Middle Eastern and Indian jewelry and textiles. The tapestries of Jon Eric Riis also are on display.
Opening: february 1 2007
Fort Mason Center
Festival Pavilion - San Francisco