West Goes East: A New Generation of Asian Artists Has Become a Force in the International Art Market

West Goes East: A New Generation of Asian Artists Has Become a Force in the International Art Market

March 01, 1997 ARTnews Barbara Pollack

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Hope abounds, however. “Everybody's talking about Asian artists, but until recently, only traditional art was seen," states Jung Lee Sanders, a Korean-born dealer who opened her gallery, API, in SoHo in 1993. “To have a truly international market for contemporary artists from Asia may take time. But it's like what American artists experienced in the 1950s, because people, up until then, would only buy European.”