Predictably, the protests in Hong Kong put off a number of Western galleries that were scheduled to debut at this year’s Fine Art Asia fair and the result, as reported, was a much smaller version of the Masterpiece Pavilion than planned.But mere political unrest could do nothing to disturb the tranquil presence of one octogenarian dealer from Italy, sitting in her booth as usual, and brushing off any suggestion of a long-term impact on the demand for art.Granted, Anna Maria Rossi didn’t have to…
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