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Indian avant garde art gets market tilt
Avant garde art, traditionally known to set aesthetic trends away from the commercial drill, is reinventing itself as cutting edge contemporary art with a tilt towards market forces in post-globalised India. "The concept of avant garde is not ...

Local Competition Steps Up To Gagosian In China
Pearl Lam Galleries, one of Asia's leading art galleries dedicated to international contemporary art and design, has announced that it is extending its network of spaces to include a major new gallery in Hong Kong. The 340sqm gallery will be located on ...

Artprice's Annual Art Market Report 2011. Art Sales at Their Best
... and their governments strongly support major cultural events including Contemporary Art fairs. In addition to the 49% growth in auction revenue from artworks in China, a number of other Asian countries have also posted particularly dynamic growth, ...

UK's White Cube opens HK gallery as Asia art booms
"Obviously there's a new generation of collector that is emerging in China," said Graham Steele, White Cube's Asia director. But he added that Taiwan and South Korea are also major markets for contemporary art, while Japan, India, Indonesia and ...

Calligraphy: Reviving the dying art
Promotion of the modern contemporary art and preservation of old "Calligraphy is very close to my heart and that is why I want to promote it for the people who might want to take it up in future", said Dagar. The contemporary calligrapher explains that ...

'Centre A' Announces First Comprehensive Presentation of Contemporary Chinese ...
'Centre A' Announces First Comprehensive Presentation of Contemporary Chinese ...

House of gold reflects creativity
"China has become a leading art market in the world," he says. "In 2011, we had 500000 visitors come to UCCA, which proved Chinese audiences' desire for art. Parkett is like a small museum and a large library of contemporary art, which goes perfectly ...

Corporates & HNIs can help in promoting art & museum-going culture in India
True, India falls way behind China, the other Asian tiger in contemporary art, in terms of institutional support be it for contemporary art museums or for biennales. In 2008, despite the global economic meltdown, Chinese museums zealously bought works ...

Avant garde art gets market tilt
New Delhi: Avant garde art, traditionally known to set aesthetic trends away from the commercial drill, is reinventing itself as cutting edge contemporary art with a tilt towards market forces in post-globalised India. “The concept of avant garde is ...

The Art Market: Manhattan bonanza
One established exhibitor, Edward Nahem, is holding a solo show by Andres Serrano, which will include “Made in China” (2011, edition of three, $30000 and up). The more classic Art Show, organised by the Art Dealers Association of America, ...

Spring Arts Preview: Modern masters move into the Vancouver Art Gallery
He's also the editor of Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art. Ron Stonier: 1964 Trench Contemporary Art March 8 to April 7 1964 is Trench's first in-depth look into the legacy of Vancouver artist Ron Stonier. Consisting of up to 16 small works on ...

Works by Gauguin, Van Gogh, Matisse and Picasso will be part of The Cone ...
Works by Gauguin, Van Gogh, Matisse and Picasso will be part of The Cone ...

Spring Arts Preview: Modern masters move into the Vancouver Art Gallery
Zheng is a Vancouver-based curator and internationally recognized expert on Chinese contemporary art. He's also the editor of Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art. Ron Stonier: 1964 Trench Contemporary Art March 8 to April 7 1964 is Trench's ...

UK's White Cube opens Hong Kong gallery in pursuit of China's booming art market
"Obviously there's a new generation of collector that is emerging in China," said Graham Steele, White Cube's Asia director. But he added that Taiwan and South Korea are also major markets for contemporary art, while Japan, India, Indonesia and ...

Modern masters move into the VAG
Zheng is a Vancouver-based curator and internationally recognized expert on Chinese contemporary art. He's also the editor of Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art. RON STONIER: 1964 TRENCH CONTEMPORARY ART March 8 to April 7 1964 is Trench's ...

Private museums forced to close, seek new homes
Even Uli Sigg, one of the biggest collectors of contemporary Chinese art, has encountered the same difficulty of finding a home for his collection. He has expressed willingness to donate nearly all his collection (around 1200 items) to the government ...

Ai: China is ethically bankrupt
In 1981 he moved to New York and became familiar with contemporary art, resulting in an expansion of his artistic activities to include sculpture and photography. He went back to China in 1993 and served as the artistic consultant on the Beijing ...

UK's White Cube opens HK gallery as Asia art booms
“Obviously there's a new generation of collector that is emerging in China,” said Graham Steele, White Cube's Asia director. But he added that Taiwan and South Korea are also major markets for contemporary art, while Japan, India, Indonesia and ...

The $460000 dead tree and other art world mysteries
This sucker was 16 feet high, 18 feet wide, shipped all the way from southern China by a gallery in Lucerne, Switzerland. Just the expense of transporting it to Miami Beach must have been stunning. It consisted of pieces bolted together, ...

Private museums forced to close, seek new homes
In fact, the government has already designated the former 70000-square-meter China Pavilion as the venue for the new China Art Palace and the former Urban Future Pavilion the venue for the China Contemporary Art Museum. Although the roads are paved and ...

Pop-up restaurants satisfy diners, entrepreneurs in metro Detroit
When online ticket sales opened a couple of weeks ago for an Indonesian dinner at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Komodo Kitchen's Gina Onyx watched in disbelief as all 47 seats vanished in less than 15 minutes. Every time Komodo Kitchen offers ...

SD Museum Unveils Chinese Zodiac Heads
By Neysa Greer If you are a fan of cultural art, make sure to check out the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego for the unveiling of the Circle of Zodiac Heads in the Strauss Gallery downtown February 23 through July 29. These twelve gold ornate heads ...

Goings On About Town
“Chinese Art in an Age of Revolution: Fu Baoshi (1904-1965).” Through April 15. | “Spies in the House of Art: Photography, Film, and Video.” Through Aug. 26. | “Storytelling in Japanese Art.” Through May 6. (Open Tuesdays through Sundays, 9:30 to 5:30, ...

White Cube opens HK gallery in Asia art boom
“Obviously there's a new generation of collector that is emerging in China,” said Graham Steele, White Cube's Asia director. But he added that Taiwan and South Korea were also major markets for contemporary art, while Japan, India, Indonesia and ...

Eddie Izzard's Crazy Olympic Art Happening, Tate Buys Back Ai Weiwei's Seeds ...
Eddie Izzard's Crazy Olympic Art Happening, Tate Buys Back Ai Weiwei's Seeds ...

SCULPTURE OBJECTS & FUNCTIONAL ART FAIR (SOFA: NEW YORK) PRESENTS LEADING ...
SCULPTURE OBJECTS & FUNCTIONAL ART FAIR (SOFA: NEW YORK) PRESENTS LEADING ...

Hong Kong's Art Scene Blossoms Quickly
As of 2008, Hong Kong has hosted a successful contemporary art fair; the inaugural edition drew 19000 visitors, and representatives from 100 galleries, numbers that have more than doubled. Hong Kong's artist community, however, is still small and the ...

Chang '02 Creates Art with WSJ Hedcuts, Collects White Albums
“The Class of 2008” is “typical of his past works,” according to RedBox Studio, which promotes contemporary art in China. “The painstaking and fastidious process of collecting, cutting, alphabetizing, and reorganizing is rewarded by the succinct visual ...

VIDEO: Chinese Artist Cui Fei Traces Her Philosophical Sand-Paintings at MAD
New York-based Chinese artist Cui Fei takes this to an extreme with her current project for the Museum of Arts and Design's exhibition “Swept Away: Dust, Ashes, and Dirt in Contemporary Art and Design.” For the show, which explores the artistic ...

Seeds of dissent
Even by the standards of contemporary art this work will seem puzzling, not to say ridiculous - until you know the back story. The artist, Ai Weiwei, is contemporary China's most prominent dissident. An international reputation has protected him only ...

Strokes of genius test imagination
By Xu Wenwen (Shanghai Daily) Chinese calligraphy is frequently called abstract art but the exhibition "Spiritual Journey" is a collection of extra-large bold, dark strokes that do not convey particular meaning in Chinese characters but invite the ...

Melted Legos, $5.8 Million Kline, Hotel Beds: Armory Week Guide
The work was acquired by Swedish contemporary-art museum Moderna Museet from i8 gallery on the eve of the fair's opening. March 8-11 at Twelfth Avenue and 55th Street. Admission is $30; http://www.thearmoryshow.com. Volta Boston-based artist Sheila ...

Art Fair Tokyo 2012, from 30 March to 1 April 2012
Art Fair Tokyo is also offering, for the second year, the exhibition “Shuffle II” retracing the history of Japanese art, from archeology to contemporary art. Additionally, the exhibition is Asia-orientated, with numerous Chinese and Korean exhibitors ...

Gilbert & George Take Britain to Asia
They have become contemporary art icons, winning the Turner Prize in 1986, and putting on the largest artist retrospective to date at the Tate Modern in 2007. Dandyish in their fine tweed suits, they possessed the calm of any couple who have been ...

On View at the Armory: More Asian Galleries
Gallery Hyundai, based in Seoul, returns to the Armory for the first time since 2004 with wooden sculptures by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei and a clock installation by the late Nam June Paik. Tang Contemporary Art in Beijing is bringing work by ...

Preview calendar: Dance, galleries and museums for March 8-14
Scott White Contemporary Art ---- "Metal figurative sculpture by Icelandic artist Steinunn Thorarinsdottir runs through April 18; call for hours; 7655 Girard Ave., Suite A, La Jolla; 619-501-5689. Second Saturday ---- Downtown Escondido art galleries ...

Hong Kong: The Emerging Heart of Art in Asia
Since the 1950's contemporary art has been primarily sold in Europe and USA, at popular auction houses such as Christie's and Sotheby's. However, in the last decade China has emerged as a strong base for the arts scene. China is now number one in terms ...

Explosions in the sky: Cai Guo-Qiang lures aliens to MOCA April 7
Come April 7, Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang will try to have his own close encounter of the third kind at MOCA's Geffen Contemporary. In the site-specific work, "Mystery Circle: Explosion Event for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles," the ...

Art Gallery of Ontario and Aeroplan Collaborate with the UK for The Grange ...
Art Gallery of Ontario and Aeroplan Collaborate with the UK for The Grange ...

Third Part of the Exclusive Interview of Thierry Ehrmann, Founder of Artprice ...
Third Part of the Exclusive Interview of Thierry Ehrmann, Founder of Artprice ...

Chinese authorities censure a feminist exhibition
The New York Times website reported on 7 March 2012 that the exhibition, “Bald Girls,” held at the Iberia Center for Contemporary Art in the 798 Art District of Beijing had been subjected to an intervention by Chinese authorities, demanding the removal ...

Art beat ... finger on the pulse
Portraits were vivid and realistic in China until the 1980s. Changes happened in the 1990s, when Zhang Xiaogang, Liu Xiaodong and Fang Lijun developed exaggerated, alienated and allegorical portraits. Today, the country's portrait painting has evolved ...

Armory Show Spills Over Two Huge Art-Filled Piers: Our Guide
They are by Chinese Paris-based artist Wang Du and cost $15000 each or $320000 as a group. There were no early takers. Creepy Dolls Shamanism is palpable in pastel pink dolls hand-sewn by Evgeny Antufiev, a young Russian artist shown by Moscow-based ...

Painting pioneer
Beijinger Gu Dexin, born in 1962, is one of the pioneering presences of the generation that began making contemporary art in the 1980s. His early paintings, watercolors and embroideries create fantastical dystopian worlds of creatures vaguely human, ...

Victoria Dalkey: Check 'em out Saturday
... www.archivalframe.com "Hanging in the Balance" offers a look at the new China in works by 10 emerging Chinese artists. The show is up through April 1 at the Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, 1519 19th St. (916) 498-9811, www.ccasac.org East ...

Galleries on the go
Ten contemporary art galleries are what you'll find if you venture south of the city to the edgy, burgeoning arts precinct of Waterloo. The grey-coloured warehouse at 2 Danks St was a former Kodak factory until Sydney lawyer and philanthropist Leo ...

Meet Birdhead, China's Hottest Photographic Duo
Birdhead's stream-of-consciousness is a refreshing antidote to the grinning faces, endless Mao Zedongs and cultural clichés that have been crowding much of contemporary art coming out from China in the last few years. Redolent of Wolfgand Tillmans' and ...

Greatness thrust upon us
All manner of arts initiatives are planned for this year, from UK Now taking British artists and performers to China, to an exhibition of contemporary art in Saudi Arabia, of all places. But I wonder if the council finds itself secretly embarrassed by ...

SH Contemporary 2012
... fair in China, as it captures the dynamism of the Chinese art market as well as the spirit of Shanghai; a true creative city, bridging together business, culture and innovation. Supporting primarily the development of the region's contemporary art ...

Events in Westchester
The Chinese Acrobats of Hebei, circus. March 25 at 3 pm $25. Paramount Center for the Arts, 1008 Brown Street. (914) 739-2333; paramountcenter.org. PIERMONT The Turning Point Tracy Grammer, country. March 16 at 8 pm $20. The Alexis P. Suter Band, ...



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