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Dragon throne breaks Chinese record in HK auction (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
A rare Chinese emperor's dragon throne sold for $11.07 million at a Sotheby's sale in Hong Kong, breaking the auction record for a piece of Chinese furniture in a sale which achieved robust prices for top-flight antiques.

Dragon throne breaks Chinese record in HK auction (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
A rare Chinese emperor's dragon throne sold for $11.07 million at a Sotheby's sale in Hong Kong, breaking the auction record for a piece of Chinese furniture in a sale which achieved robust prices for top-flight antiques.

Sotheby's autumn Asian art sales rebound from spring (Reuters via Yahoo! Philippines News)
By James Pomfret

Sotheby's autumn Asian art sales rebound from spring (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Auction giant Sotheby's made a higher-than-expected $168 million or so in total sales for its autumn Asian sales in Hong Kong, in what it said was a sign of strengthening sentiment in the stricken Chinese art market.

Sotheby's autumn Asian art sales rebound from spring (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Auction giant Sotheby's made a higher-than-expected $168 million or so in total sales for its autumn Asian sales in Hong Kong, in what it said was a sign of strengthening sentiment in the stricken Chinese art market.

Beijing sets up first agent firm for individual craftsmen (People's Daily)
The Beijing Arts and Crafts Society on Thursday launched the first agent firm for individual craftsmen in the Chinese capital. The Tianbaolou Culture Agent Co. Ltd. has signed 50 crafts masters, including 13 state first-class masters, said Li Jinhua, director of the society. He said Beijing now has 196 local crafts masters and 36 state first-class masters. "These individual craftsmen are not ...

Soul-searching as China’s art market plummets (The Malaysian Insider)
HONG KONG, Oct 12 — The fallow plots of farmland on the edge of the artists’ village of Songzhuang are a symbol of Chinese contemporary art’s recent boom and bust cycle. When prices for Chinese art soared, there were grand plans to build more galleries and studios in this artists’ hamlet near Beijing. Yet today, after art prices plunged by some 60 per cent in the past year, the expansion plans ...

Chinese art market does soul-searching as prices plummet (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
The fallow plots of farmland on the edge of the artists' village of Songzhuang are a symbol of Chinese contemporary art's recent boom and bust cycle.

Chinese art market soul-searches as prices plummet (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
The fallow plots of farmland on the edge of the artists' village of Songzhuang are a symbol of Chinese contemporary art's recent boom and bust cycle.

Chinese art market falters, foiling grand plans (MalaysiaNews.net)
The Chinese art market has been hit by the financial crisis, especially contemporary Chinese art. But more traditional categories of Chinese paintings and antiques have fared better, particularly for ...

Chinese Art Market Soul-Searches as Prices Plummet (Art Daily)
Works by Chinese contemporary artists are shown at an art gallery in Hong Kong October 9, 2009. After a white-hot stint, the financial crisis has battered China's art landscape, shrinking investment in grand schemes like Songzhuang, shuttering galleries in Beijing's pioneering 798 arts district and deflating bloated egos, valuations and excesses.

Art mart (China Daily)
Traditional Chinese art is replacing contemporary art as the new investment of choice among financially astute collectors, according to local art fair organizers and gallery owners.

Art | Exhibit of young Chinese artists offers window into their country's discord (The Kansas City Star)
Kansas City art dealer Byron Cohen sold more than $1 million worth of contemporary Chinese art at last year’s Art Basel Miami Beach art fair. In the ensuing months, the Byron C. Cohen Gallery for Contemporary Art has presented solo shows of Chinese artists Hong Chun Zhang, Chong Siew Ying and Deng Wushu. Now it is featuring a group show.

High fives - Hong Kong's top spots (The Australian)
Hong Kong insiders reveal their favourite local destinations.

Second Solo Show at Sperone Westwater for Liu Ye Opens in November (Art Daily)
Liu Ye, Banned Book 2, 2008, acrylic on canvas, 31 1/2 x 39 3/8 inches (80 x 100 cm) Courtesy Sperone Westwater, New York. NEW YORK, NY.- Sperone Westwater will present exhibition of paintings by Liu Ye. This is the artist’s second solo show at Sperone Westwater in New York. For this new body of work, Liu Ye continues to engage the history of Modernism in Western art.

International Galleries will Exhibit the Best Modern and Contemporary Art at Art Miami (Art Daily)
MIAMI, FL.- Art Miami , the longest running contemporary art fair in Miami and the anchor art fair of the City of Miami, is one of the most important venues for modern and contemporary art in the United States.

AW Asia Presents Eight New Large Paintings by Contemporary Chinese Artist Qi Zhilong (Art Daily)
Qi Zhilong, "The Young Intellectuals", 2009. Oil on canvas, 220 x 180 cm., 6 x 71 inches. Photo: Courtesy AW Asia. NEW YORK, NY.- AW Asia presents an exhibition of eight new large paintings by contemporary Chinese artist Qi Zhilong.

Art Center director resigns (Deseret News)
After 16 months as executive director for the Salt Lake Art Center, Heather Ferrell is resigning from her position.



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