Fine and dandy

A smor­gas­bord of art and de­sign is set to daz­zle

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ine art asia re­turns for its 10th edi­tion with an ex­cit­ing new at­trac­tion—the Art and De­sign Pav­il­ion. Visi­tors will find it filled with mod­ern and con­tem­po­rary trea­sures, in­clud­ing fur­ni­ture, ce­ram­ics, jew­ellery, glass, light­ing and dec­o­ra­tive art. Artists fea­tured this year in­clude the late Chi­ne­sefrench pain­ter Zao Wou-ki and the French post-im­pres­sion­ist Gus­tave Loiseau. Well-known gal­leries and deal­ers re­turn­ing in­clude Rossi & Rossi, Robert Hall, Ga­lerie Du­mon­teil and Douwes Fine Art. Since the fair’s in­cep­tion in 2006, it has gained an in­ter­na­tional rep­u­ta­tion as Asia’s lead­ing fine art expo. The fair’s most im­por­tant sec­tion, An­tiques, fea­tures an­cient Chi­nese bronzes, lac­quer­ware, tex­tiles and snuff bot­tles, as well as rare Hi­malayan, Cen­tral Asian and Is­lamic art. The other sec­tions are: Old Mas­ters; Im­pres­sion­ist and Mod­ern Art; Jew­ellery, Sil­ver and Time­pieces; Con­tem­po­rary Art; Chi­nese Ink Paint­ing; and De­sign and Dec­o­ra­tive Art. Fine Art Asia is co-chaired by an­tiques dealer Andy Hei and art col­lec­tor Calvin Hui. Oc­to­ber 4–7; $200 (ad­mits two adults); Con­ven­tion and Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre; fin­earta­

pre­cious things Clock­wise from top: La Forêt Per­due by Zao Wou-ki; Pyrite Cab­i­net by Kam Tin; Jour de Fête and Eclipse by Olivia Put­man

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