Volume 40 – Number 6
Drawings by Hokusai
Milo C. Beach
Jacques Chirac and the Meiyintang Collection
first half of the 11th century
Height 99 cm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Florence and Herbert Irving Gift, 1992
There are also features on the Serizawa exhibition at the Japan Society Gallery, a tribute to Milo Beach and an interview with former French president Jacques Chirac.
Reviews of spring auctions and fairs around the world reveal the extent to which Chinese art has been collected globally in the past century and how rapidly this has been recognized by emerging Chinese collectors in their emphasis on provenance. With the coming of autumn, we bring preview of fairs and gallery shows that signal a busy season. In the commentary, Nancy Murphy discusses China's legal development and cultural relics policy in the light of the US-China Memorandum of Understanding.