Year of the Dragon at Auction

In keeping with 2024’s Year of the Dragon, Amelia Zhu, Senior Asian Art Specialist at Waddington’s Toronto and ISA member, collaborates with Austin Yuen, ISA Canadian Chapter Treasurer and fellow specialist at Waddington’s, to share a selection of Chinese works of art featuring dragons at auction.

One of the earliest depictions of dragons in archaeological …

The State of the Chinese Art Market: Strong With Subtle Nuances

The Year of the Tiger is off to an auspicious start with the wildly successful auction results of Asia Week in New York City from March 16-25, 2022. Attendees were celebrating being back in person, buying enthusiastically, reflecting the overall current strong market for Chinese works of art, both ancient and contemporary.

Tina Zonars, Co-Chairman …

What’s the Big Deal About Ai Weiwei?

Toronto has been invaded by the art work of Ai Weiwei. His bronze sculptural installation at Nathan Philips Square of Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads (a reinterpretation of the originals looted from the Old Summer Palace in Beijing in 1860), and the exhibition “According to What?” at the Art Gallery of Ontario, have permeated the …