This November, the artwork and craftsmanship of Matthias Dathe and Jared Fitzgerald will be on show for all to see in a pop up exhibition at Dorsett Shepherds Bush, showcasing the new partnership between Dorsett Hospitality International and Asian Art in London (AAL).
Matthias Dathe’s work includes a variety of jewellery, made using beautiful original Jade pieces and inspired by his travels to Asia. Also on show will be Fitzgerald’s hand painted porcelain pots, individually made in Jing de Zhen, China.
The event will be running from the 5th – 14th November at Dorsett Shepherds Bush. All week guests to the hotel will be able to see the collections as the exhibition takes place in the hotel’s main foyer. Dorsett and AAL also warmly invite visitors outside of the hotel to come and experience the art work; the exhibition is free and walk-ins are welcome.
Winnie Chiu, President at Dorsett Hospitality International, beams “We are thrilled to be working with Asian Art London and with two iconic artists, Matthias Dathe and Jared Fitzgerald. I am excited to have the opportunity to combine my passion for hotels with my love for art, in particular Asian art, and Dorsett Shepherds Bush is a fabulous London venue to showcase the artwork for all to see.”
Complementing the exhibition, the famous Jin Bar at Dorsett Shepherds Bush will create an AAL-inspired signature cocktail as well as offer two option of traditional afternoon tea….the Dorsett Classic Afternoon Tea at £24 and the Sparkling Afternoon Tea at £30.50. For guests travelling into London this period, Dorsett Shepherd’s Bush is offering a special bespoke AAL room rate of £140 room only including tax. Experience Asian Art at its finest at Dorsett Shepherds Bush. Book your room today!
Asian Art London
Asian Art in London brings together over sixty of the world’s top dealers, major auction houses and museums for an annual ten-day celebration of the finest Asian art.
With more than 15 years’ experience behind him, German jeweller, Matthias Dathe, is the first talent to be showcased at Dorsett Shepherds Bush’s AAL pop up event. Owing to a wealth of travel throughout Asia, and time spent living in Hong Kong, Matthias has been exposed to a wealth of Asiatic jewelleries and jade objects d’arts. His masterpieces are inspired by his passion and love for Chinese Jade Art Crafts and the refined Art of Asian Jewellery Design.
Jade Expressions is a selection of striking and wearable sculptures, with recent works inspired by Matthias’ travels and life in Asia. Each piece is extremely well made, focusing on using original jade pieces, sourced during his travels. He combines the jade pieces with other materials, such as silver and leather, to create modern necklaces, bracelets, rings, belts and other fine accessories for both male and females. www.matthiasdathe.com
Jared Fitzgerald was born in Seattle, USA and studied painting and classical archaeology at the University of Washington. As with Matthias, Jared has travelled extensively. Whilst serving in the US Air Force he worked as a still and motion picture photographer which involved frequent travel.
After visiting China in 2007, Jared developed several art studios in Beijing and the southern town of Jing de Zhen. In Beijing he produces his paintings and drawings. Conversely, his porcelain work, to be showcased at the exhibition is done in the workshops at the Jing de Zhen site. Each porcelain pot is unique and hand painted. www.fitzgeraldfinearts.com
Dates and timings of Asian Art London exhibition at Dorsett Shepherds Bush:
Thursday 5th & Friday 6th November: 1000h – 1800h
Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th November: 1100h – 1700h
Monday 9th – Friday 13th November: 1000h – 1800h
Saturday 14th November: 1100h – 1700h
Dorsett Hotels & Resorts is one of the 3 hotel brands of Dorsett Hospitality International, Asia’s leading hotel group with properties in Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the UK. The brand’s extensive collection of hotels both in Asia and London perfectly embodies Dorsett Hotels & Resorts’ multicultural spirit, bringing an affordable, stylish hotel experience to each and every guest. Dorsett Shepherds Bush is proud to be working with the team on this exciting event at the London base.