Anna Maria Rossi, Asian art specialist and founder of Rossi & Rossi Gallery, in Wong Chuk Hang, n Hong Kong. Photo: May Tse
Enid Tsui
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The Collector by Enid Tsui

Art dealer Anna Maria Rossi on driving through Middle East with her children in the 1970s

  • The founder of Rossi & Rossi travelled from her home in Italy to her regular booth at the art fair
  • The former school teacher drove her car and her kids through India, Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan, picking up a taste for art along the way

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Anna Maria Rossi, Asian art specialist and founder of Rossi & Rossi Gallery, in Wong Chuk Hang, n Hong Kong. Photo: May Tse
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Booths in the “Woven” section of the Frieze London art fair. Sales were strong at the fair despite fears about the repercussions of Britain’s exit from the European Union, which has prompted some London galleries to open in Paris, where the FIAC art fair opens this week. Photo: Frieze

Big Asian presence at London’s Frieze art fairs, where strong sales belied Brexit fears that have led galleries to open spaces in Paris

  • Hong Kong curator presents section on textile art, while Cambodian artist’s performance art work has dancers in masks representing his country and China
  • After London, the focus moves to Paris this week with opening of the FIAC art fair
Topic |   Art

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Booths in the “Woven” section of the Frieze London art fair. Sales were strong at the fair despite fears about the repercussions of Britain’s exit from the European Union, which has prompted some London galleries to open in Paris, where the FIAC art fair opens this week. Photo: Frieze
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