Linda Wrigglesworth collection under the hammer

Last year during Asian Art in London I paid Linda Wrigglesworth a visit. She has an interesting collection of antique textiles and Korean costume alongside her own more modern takes on the oriental style. I particularly liked the rather fine 19th century purple official’s robe (below), not that I would have a use for it […]

Asian Art in London 08: the Korean angle

The beginning of November is always a time for the West End art galleries and Kensington antique dealers to draw our attention to Asian Art. While a lot of the attention is always on the bigger countries, Korea gets a look-in. The full guidebook for the programme can be downloaded from the Asian Art in […]

Han style comes to London

It seems that Hanbok events are like buses. You wait for ages, and then three come along at once. The first week in November brings the opportunity to (1) admire, (2) try on and (3) buy your own (genuine antique) hanbok, at (1) the Royal College of Art, (2) the V&A and (3) Linda Wrigglesworth. […]

Asian Art in London – 10th year

Asian Art in London is an annual event which unites London’s leading Asian art dealers, major auction houses and societies in a series of gallery selling exhibitions, auctions, receptions, lectures and seminars. These are complemented by exhibitions at the leading museums. This is its tenth year and it runs from 1 – 10 November 2007. […]