Asia Week New York announces 2015 gallery roster for its celebration of Asian art March 13-21, 2015

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An Exquisite and Very Rare Carved Celadon-Glazed Vase. Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Height: 8 1/4 inches (22.2 cm). Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014

NEW YORK, NY.– The Asia Week New York Association announces that 42 international galleries will participate in Asia Week New York 2015, the nine-day celebration of Asian art and culture that spans the metropolitan region from March 13 through 21, 2015.

Says Carol Conover, Chairman of Asia Week New York: “We look forward to another successful edition of Asia Week New York especially during The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s banner year when it is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its renowned Asian Art Department.”

Joining Asia Week New York for the first time is Shalini Ganendra Fine Art from Malaysia and Navin Kumar Gallery from New York. After a brief hiatus, Dr. Robert Bigler from…

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Watson and Holmes: A Study in Black, created by Brandon Perlow and Paul Mendoza

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Cover art. Watson and Holmes standing before crime tapeSherlock Holmes and John Watson have been repeated, revived, and reimagined countless times in literature, in addition to TV and movies. Whatever dreams Arthur Conan Doyle had for his creation, I doubt he could have foreseen the wild success and immortality his work has achieved. As a mystery lover and a graphic novel lover, I was intrigued by the combination of my two favorite genres, and I love a good twist on a classic.

In this iteration, writer Karl Bollers conceives both characters as modern African Americans living in New York’s Harlem district. Watson, not yet a doctor, is an Afghanistan war vet working in a clinic. Sherlock is a dreadlocked, fedora wearing PI who steps easily into the storied role from the first “Elementary…” that passes his lips. The game is indeed afoot.

A seemingly unconnected string of murders and kidnappings brings the two together. The duo dash through…

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