Following a Franco-Asian cooperation, an antiques fair will be opened in Hong Kong, featuring confirmed exhibitors from the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris.
China, including Hong Kong, has everything to host a fair as prestigious as the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris.The future is thousands of kilometers from Paris, where also millions of Chinese are ready to come from their province to see Art and the market.
Hong Kong, stronghold of the asian art market, where will the same dates, major Asian art sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s, and the famous French May supported by the Consulate of France, now this city is the most appropriate to receive fairs.
Concerning future exhibitors, several French and foreign prestigious antique dealers have already answered the call. Some, like Bob and Cheska Vallois, leading specialists in Art Deco, and were the cornerstones of the Biennale des Antiquaires. For the XIXth centuary, Guy Chadelaud and talented young Oscar Graf, expressed their motivation. Tribal Art with Bernard Dulon and the arts of Asia with Jacques Barrere come join the ranks.
The fair has just been launched and for this first Franco-Chinese edition, Christian Deydier (Chairman of this event and specializes in Chinese art) counts on twenty French exhibitors.
Christian Deydier, will bring his own experience in the organization of this event, and will make a promotional tour with collectors in several Asian cities : from Shanghai to Beijing, via Jakarta and Singapore.
Source : Le Figaro.