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STMicroelectronics and Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei Use Indoor ...
STMicroelectronics and Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei Use Indoor ...

Legendary Collector Uli Sigg Answers Critics of his Multi-Million-Dollar ...
Legendary Collector Uli Sigg Answers Critics of his Multi-Million-Dollar ...

Jeff Koons Feeds Stephen Colbert's Narcissism, Utah Town Terminates ...
Jeff Koons Feeds Stephen Colbert's Narcissism, Utah Town Terminates ...

ART ATTACK: Melbourne Art Fair 2012
EVERY two years, the Melbourne Art Fair brings together galleries and artists for a week-long celebration of contemporary art. Now in its 13th year, the art fair at the Royal Exhibition Building will feature 900 artists from Australia, New Zealand ...

Fine Art Prices Continue to Set Records, Luring Investors
“That has pushed contemporary-Chinese-art prices to amazing levels,” Tang says. Single works by living artists Zhang Xiaogang and Zeng Fanzhi have sold at auction for as much as $10 million over the past four years. Still, prices for traditional ...

Meg Maggio, Pekin Fine Arts: Chinese Art Market “Has Become Completely ...
Meg Maggio, Pekin Fine Arts: Chinese Art Market “Has Become Completely ...

Li Keran bucks market trend
But overall, the Chinese contemporary art market has cooled, Lin Qi reports in Beijing. Li Keran (1907-89) took center stage at the spring sales with two historic works both crossing the 100 million yuan ($16 million) threshold. His 1974 painting of ...

Li Keran bucks market trend
But overall, the Chinese contemporary art market has cooled, Lin Qi reports in Beijing. Li Keran (1907-89) took center stage at the spring sales with two historic works both crossing the 100 million yuan ($16 million) threshold. His 1974 painting of ...

Beijing's Best Art Galleries Part 4: Today Art Museum
The Today Art Museum is Beijing's only private museum which focuses exclusively on contemporary art, pushing culture forwards as China concurrently modernizes. Renee Xu, the museum's exhibition department director, mentioned the prestige for artists by ...

letter of the week
A new book on contemporary Chinese art stated that initially the over-emphatic, insincere grin on the face of his figures was a parody of Western stereotypes about Chinese people. Whether the message is stereotyping or spiritual emptiness, it is highly ...

Results from Chinese contemporary art sale at Poly Auction
On 2 June 2012, the Chinese contemporary art sale organised by Poly Auction in Beijing brought in 67157700 RMB (€8500000). The sale offered 114 lots, only 12 of which remained unsold (less than 16%). The highest bid and biggest surprise was Wang ...

Hong Kong $2.8 Billion Arts Hub to Fill Cultural Void
Sigg, who amassed one of the foremost collections of Chinese contemporary art, is giving 1463 works worth HK$1.3 billion to M+, including pieces by leading artists such as Ai Weiwei, Zhang Xiaogang and Fang Lijun. M+ is purchasing an additional 47 ...

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Lars Nittve Readies Hong Kong's New M+ Museum for 2017 Opening, Is a Fan ...
Lars Nittve Readies Hong Kong's New M+ Museum for 2017 Opening, Is a Fan ...

Sensible sustainability
Artist Dodi Reifenberg's work Green Bag features at the Iberia Center for Contemporary Art. Photo: Courtesy of Goethe-Institut China. Having toured the world since it first opened in Berlin in 2010, "Examples to Follow! Expeditions in Aesthetics and ...

Tianjin's International Contemporary Art Exhibition kicks off
The International Contemporary Art Exhibition, part of the third Tianjin Port Tourism Culture Festival, began on June 27 in Tianjin Port Museum. The exhibition celebrates the 60th anniversary of Tianjin port's reopening. The exhibition displays more ...

Antique feel, modern appeal
Before opening Pu Su Furniture, he conducted market research and found that the idea of reviving traditional Chinese furniture is not new and had been done by other designers some years ago. If he wants his designs to stand out, he needed to be ...

Hong Kong Crowds Go Mad For Emperor Qianlong
Though the (art) talk of the town still centers around Uli Sigg's massive donation of Chinese contemporary art to the as-yet-unbuilt M+ Museum and the city's growing stature as a contemporary art hub, Hong Kong art lovers have spent the last few months ...

Introduction to Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art
Each season, Christie's curates Chinese art from the 20th century to the present day, building a coherent landscape of Chinese modern and contemporary art history. Our sales cover a full century of modernism and innovation in China, beginning with the ...

Babes in the Woods: Bravo's Gallery Girls Take on the Big Bad Art World
Nor is the show kind to art dealer Eli Klein, who owns a SoHo gallery specializing in contemporary Chinese art where Ms. Margulies and a less-connected girl named Maggie are interns. Mr. Klein fawns over Ms. Margulies, asking if Vogue China can take a ...

More than meets the eye
Chinese audiences have gradually become familiar with the artistic power of 3D, especially in blockbuster movies. But 3D paintings and other artworks aside from sculptures and installations are still a relatively new frontier. Most people think 3D ...

Broad Art Museum Hires America's First China-Based Curator
The Broad Art Museum will focus primarily on contemporary art, with its first acquisitions being work by the New York-based artist Andrew Kuo. Though Wang is not the first Chinese curator to hold a higher position at a US institution, Art in America ...

Yue Minjun 'Warriors' Visit East Hampton's LongHouse Reserve
The first work of Chinese contemporary art ever installed at LongHouse, it is on loan from a private collector and debuted at LongHouse's benefit in July, installed as in the photographs. Since then it's been moved to another location in the garden ...

Contemporary art festival to mark gallery's fifth anniversary
THE Last Contemporary Art Festival takes place on June 30 in Llangadog to celebrate the fifth birthday of the Last Gallery in the village. From 11am to noon is Creature Comforts, a session taken by Sandie M Sutton, at Alli's Barn, during which visitors ...

Event Watch: Sotheby's Hong Kong Autumn Auction Series (Oct. 5-9)
Rumor has it that Pritzker Prize–winning French architect Jean Nouvel has been selected to design a mammoth new building for Beijing's National Art Museum of China, renowned for its exhibitions of 20th-century and contemporary Chinese art. Features ...

Sotheby's Hong Kong 2012 Autumn sale series to be held from 5 to 9 October
The sale series will include Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Fine Chinese Paintings, Contemporary Asian Art, 20th Century Chinese Art, Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Paintings, Jewellery, Watches and Wines. Selected highlights will be ...

Major exhibition of Chinese contemporary art opens in Budapest
BUDAPEST, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- A major exhibition showcasing the fine art of China in the last 30 years opened in Budapest on Thursday. The exhibition, which runs at Budapest's Museum of Fine Arts for a month, is the largest ever collection of Chinese ...

Humorous contemporary art in 'Messages From Outsiderdom'
With its candy colors and junkyard ingredients, the work may be friskier than the most austere strains of contemporary art, but it's been executed with ample craft. There are more than 80 pieces in the selection, ranging from large paintings to tiny ...

Art beat ... finger on the pulse
Since 1998, Lou has been experimenting with ink art, borrowing from other contemporary art genres. During the exhibition, she will also launch her book, Voices of the Heart. The book contains her TV interviews with ... The photographs were inspired by ...

Contemporary Chinese Art Exhibition, Museum Of Fine Arts Budapest
In summer 2012 the Museum of Fine Arts will turn its attention East to provide an insight into the contemporary art of the most dynamically developing country in Asia, namely China. The exhibition to showcase the most diverse techniques and themes ...

Major exhibition of Chinese contemporary art opens in Budapest
The exhibition, which runs at Budapest's Museum of Fine Arts for a month, is the largest ever collection of Chinese contemporary art to be exhibited in Europe. The exhibition, called "Openness and Integration," showcases Chinese art from 1978 to the ...

Autumn auctions of Sotheby's in Hong Kong
As stated, seven auctions will take place during these four days: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Fine Chinese Paintings, Contemporary Asian Art, 20th Century Chinese Art, Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Paintings, Jewellery, Watches ...

Dr. Nancy Berliner appointed Wu Tung Curator of Chinese Art at the Museum of ...
Dr. Nancy Berliner appointed Wu Tung Curator of Chinese Art at the Museum of ...

Asia Society Museum appoints Michelle Yun as Curator, Modern and ...
Asia Society Museum appoints Michelle Yun as Curator, Modern and ...

Why are you laughing? $1.5M secures Vancouver's beloved smiling statues, but ...
Why are you laughing? $1.5M secures Vancouver's beloved smiling statues, but ...

The Launch of LUO Magazine, the first-ever Chinese/English Bilingual Luxury ...
The Launch of LUO Magazine, the first-ever Chinese/English Bilingual Luxury ...

Artistic footsteps
... Chinese ink painting." Lin will share his book, Go Far to Find the Way Back - Lin Mo's Searching Journey in Spain, and his art works with audiences at Ullens Center for Contemporary Art on Aug 12. ... But Lin didn't want to return to China. He was ...

China design exhibition
The Ministry of Culture and Shenzhen municipal government recently announced a plan to hold China Design Exhibition 2012. The exhibition, to be ... Major exhibition of Chinese contemporary art opens in Budapest 2012-08-10 10:25. Cutting-edge artists ...

On the web
Culture: A major exhibition showcasing fine art from China over the last 30 years has opened in Budapest's Museum of Fine Arts. Openness and Integration is the largest-ever collection of Chinese contemporary art shown in Europe. On China Forum ...

Professor hopes art can connect China, Maine
Katz said UMA offers limited course work on non-Western art, and he thinks an academic and artistic exchange with Chinese institutions would benefit students by giving them a global perspective on contemporary art. He also hopes to start collaborations ...

Holocaust Center at UMA, Chinese linking up with art
Katz said UMA offers limited coursework on non-Western art, and he thinks an academic and artistic exchange with Chinese institutions would benefit students by giving them a global perspective on contemporary art. He also hopes to start collaborations ...

Talk on Artists and Their Art at COA Aug. 21
... York City on the landmark exhibition of Chinese art, “China: 5000 Years” before graduating Phi Beta Kappa from Wellesley College in 1998. She later worked at the Chinese antiquities gallery J.J. Lally and Co. and at contemporary art galleries in ...

China's $13 Billion in Art Sales Questioned
When art market expert Clare McAndrew noted at The European Fine Art Fair in Maastricht last March that many purchases made at Chinese auctions went unpaid, the statistics touting China as the leading art market began to unravel. Esman says that among ...

Indian Art Exhibition Makes a Rare Stop in China
From 2006 to 2008, the Arario Gallery here and the Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art each held a group exhibition of Indian artists. Between those years Arario sold 30 Indian works valued at a total of $2.5 million to Chinese buyers, but interest ...

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TV's 'Gallery Girls' Fuels Critics in Cast, Blogosphere
In the show Klein was brusque with interns at his SoHo gallery, which specializes in contemporary Chinese art. These are unpaid jobs requiring low-level work and often given to the presentable offspring of wealthy families. In the show, Klein quickly ...

Blending contemporary art with history and nature in Cappadocia, Turkey
The gigantic sculptures of Time and Space can be seen from afar and combine contemporary art with the nature and history of Cappadocia. With the completion of the sculpture park the region, already well known for its extraordinary landscapes, cave ...

China Art Today - Melissa Chiu (Members Only Lecture)
Chiu is the author of a number of books, including Breakout: Chinese Art Outside China (2007), which focuses on the international Chinese artistic diaspora, and Chinese Contemporary Art: 7 Things You Should Know (2008). Recent titles include the first ...

Wang Xingjie curates “Specificity” at Ullens Center for Contemporary Art
Until the 30 August, the exhibition “Specificity” curated by Chinese painter Wang Xingjie, will be on display at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing. Featured artists include: Liu Weijian, Wang Xingjie, Wen Ling, Xia Guanglong, Zhan ...

Separating Hype From Reality In China's Auction Market
For a collector, whether they're buying Chinese contemporary art, modern art, traditional ink paintings or antiques, just like anything at auction it's “buyer beware.” Whether you're an art buyer or an observer of the art world, it's always important ...



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