The second edition of Asian Art Hong Kong (AAHK), a non-profit event organized and presented by Orientations magazine to celebrate Asian art, will take place on 2 – 11 April 2015. AAHK aims to promote high quality Asian art from the antiquities to the contemporary via a carefully designed series of events and programmes. With participation from the city’s foremost galleries, museums, institutions and auction houses, the week of talks, events, educational tours, and special exhibitions will bring together both public and professionals from across the globe. This year’s lecturers include Dr. Chen Shen of the Royal Ontario Museum and Vice-Director Wei Xuefeng of the Sichuan Museum. For details about the participants and events, please visit www.asianarthk.com.
In this special tour Yifawn Lee, Founder of AAHK and Publisher of “Orientations” magazine, will take us to visit selected participating galleries. Featured will be highlights of Chinese furniture, Himalayan art, Chinese works of art and sculptures.
Yifawn Lee is the Publisher of “Orientations” magazine. She completed her BA at Columbia University with a double major in East Asian Languages and Cultures and Economics, and earned a Master’s in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She later moved to Hong Kong, working for a brief period in investment banking at Lehman Brothers. Having always been interested in Asian history, art and culture, she subsequently returned to London to study for a further MA in East Asian Art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Now as publisher of the 46 year-old "Orientations" magazine, she combines her business skillset with her passion for the arts.