The global confluence of Asian and Western artistic practices and display has propelled burgeoning cross-culture, cross-category collecting, including increasing demand for Japanese and Korean art around the world, presenting new art appreciation and investment opportunities. At the forefront of this trend, Christie’s Education Asia presents Fundamentals of Collecting: Works of Art focuses on Japanese and Korean Art, an educational opportunity designed to guide art collectors and enthusiasts based in Asia to impactful collecting in this exciting field.
This timely programme comprises of a series of evening lectures and discussions led by scholars and market experts, curated to create an actionable collecting framework encompassing both art history and the latest market trends. Participants will explore major collecting categories of Japanese and Korean art, from lacquerware and celadon to ukiyo-e and Dansaekhwa, together with practical and commercial considerations is the key to collecting in today’s global art ecosystem. Participants will also be guided by Christie’s specialists to closely examine the highlights of Japanese and Korean art offered during Christie’s autumn sale.
What you will learn
- The art historical framework on the major collecting categories of Japanese and Korean art, including key period definitions, works of art, movements, artists and notable collections
- An overview of the market for each collecting category, including market structure, trending artworks and artists, price range and value determinants
- An opportunity to network with scholars, specialists and market experts to gain insights into the many aspects of Japanese and Korean art