Profile: the artist Shezad Dawood. Ceramics from the hen B Niewenhuys Collection on show in Shanghai. Southeast Asian photography. Maharaja: Splendour of India’s Royal Courts at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The Power of Dogu at the British Museum, London. In the colour section: Our annual guide to the gallery shows, events and auctions for Asian Art in London 2009. London November auctions. Emerald Cities: Arts of Siam and Burma 1775-1954 at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. The Sacred Art of Bhutan on show in Paris. Lucarno Film Festival. Islamic Arts Diary. Gallery shows in Tokyo, Beijing, London and New York. Previews of the Japanese sales in October in New York. Listings.