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Asian and Western antiques go under the hammer at art fair in Hong Kong
Millions of dollars worth of modern and contemporary art is expected to go under the hammer in Hong Kong starting from today. The auction, which coincides with an fine art fair, will include works by Chinese-French artist Zao Wou-ki and the celebrated ...

Arabic calligraphy expo opens in Dubai
Shi Dachan combines ink art, traditionally from Chinese culture to express ways to co-exist with one's surroundings in harmony. Inspired by nature and calligraphy, Shi Dachan introduces classic and timeless pieces of contemporary art that sets its own ...

Artprice: Contemporary Art Market Annual Report: + 1,370% in 16 ...
Artprice: Contemporary Art Market Annual Report: + 1,370% in 16 ...

Autumn Blues Medicine: Chinese Artist Treats Moscow to a Giant 'Pill'
The artwork also has an entrance so the visitors of the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, where this creation is displayed, can literally see the inner workings of this installation. Yin Xiuzhen's 'pill'. © Sputnik/. Yin Xiuzhen's 'pill'. When asked ...

ABC to open its doors to the public
Ink Remix: Contemporary art from mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong is a fascinating show all about traditional Chinese ink. Some of the works are in ink but not all are using the medium. All, however, acknowledge the tradition of ink and the art of ...

A journey to the past where contemporary art meets archeology at Baalbek
Ai's work, titled Foundation, invites viewers to wander among the stone bases of traditional Chinese houses hit by rapid urban expansion. A video projection, showing a looped series of photographs from the artist's Instagram feed, aims to provoke ...

Contemporary art market slows as Chinese buyers switch focus
Global contemporary art sales slowed by a quarter in the year to July 2016 as demand in China dried up, according to leading index Artprice. "The market saw a ...

Contemporary art market slows as Chinese buyers switch focus
Global contemporary art sales slowed by a quarter in the year to July 2016 as demand in China dried up, according to leading index Artprice. Turnover was $1.5 billion (1.3 billion euros) compared with $2.1 billion in the previous year. "The market saw ...

Contemporary art market slows as Chinese buyers switch focus, Arts ...
Contemporary art market slows as Chinese buyers switch focus, Arts ...

An insider's guide to collecting
The American billionaire entrepreneur Eli Broad, who once remarked that collecting “becomes a compulsion and an addiction”, is someone who came to contemporary art after buying older work—although he did so late in life and was inspired to begin by ...

An insider's guide to collecting
Over the course of almost 40 years, he has created the world's largest and most encyclopaedic collection of contemporary Chinese art. While it has been his all-consuming passion, he has also been focused in what he was doing. For him, it was an ...

Reconnecting Japan's ancient cultural hub
Tri-national cultural exchange in these cities took place in the forms of contemporary art, traditional arts and crafts and other activities, and this year Ningbo in China and Jeju Special Self-Governing Province in South Korea join Nara in hosting the ...

Ludo at the Power Station of the Art Museum of Shanghai
To create this piece, the French artist had to travel to different areas in China, Ludo met with local kids in the country side and gave them the opportunity to paint for the first time. The whole piece was then shipped layers by layers to the Museum ...

Remembering the Future: Reflecting on the Legacy of Asia Society Museum's Contemporary Art Exhibitions
This panel will celebrate Asia Society's longstanding commitment to contemporary Asian art by bringing together participants from "Contemporary Art in Asia: Traditions/Tensions" (1997) and "Inside Out: New Chinese Art" (1998) to discuss the legacy of ...

Painting, Politics and China's Art Market: Q&A With Zhang Xiaogang
One painting, “Eternal Love,” sold for $10.2 million at auction in 2011, an auction record for contemporary Chinese art at the time. His best-known works combine dreamlike memories of childhood with the alienation of having lived through Mao's radical ...

Bagism Exhibition Merges Chinese Art With 400 Years of Designer Handbags at Shanghai's K11 Mall
The intersection of art and fashion is no stranger to China's malls, but never before has Shanghai's K11 Art Mall married the two in its Chi Art Space. K11 founder Adrian Cheng debuted this event concept with “Bagism,” an exhibition that introduces 400 ...

Shenzhen museum cuts an imposing figure
You may recall Austria's Coop Himmelb(l)au from its literal take on a building for a bread company, but the firm's latest project is a lot more ambitious. Shenzhen, China's Museum of Contemporary Art & Planning Exhibition (MOCAPE) is an outstanding ...

Talking Art With BCA Curator Heather Farrell
... The word "community" appeared six times. It was used in the context of involving, exciting, interacting with and educating locals about contemporary art. ... He curated artists from China over the course of [three] years. Some of them were very ...

The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi
Drift on the scent of ginger lily into the modish lobby – all white marble floors, sugar pink chandeliers, egg chairs and playful contemporary Chinese art (Chairman Mao wearing angel wings and rows of 'lucky' horses galloping up pillars). Well-heeled ...

Talking Art With BCA Curator Heather Ferrell - Seven Days
The BCA Center has a brand-new curator and exhibitions director. After a summerlong search, Burlington City Arts hired Heather Ferrell to fill the shoes of...

Flirtatious Pink, Not Revolutionary Red, Is Xu Zhen's Color
Certain characteristics of contemporary Chinese art have clung to the popular imagination more than others. Some might picture the political pop of Wang Guangyi, in which propaganda-style posters feature images like a comrade reading Mao's Little Red ...

As China rises, top-selling painter looks to his roots | Daily Mail Online
Blue-chip Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi built up a lucrative career by looking to the West for inspiration and buyers, but a new retrospective in Beijing reveal...

As China rises, top-selling painter looks to his roots | Bangkok Post ...
As China rises, top-selling painter looks to his roots | Bangkok Post ...

Once inspired by the West, best-selling Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi ...
Once inspired by the West, best-selling Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi ...

Christie's Shanghai Autumn 2016 sale highlights
On 22 October, Christie's Shanghai presents two cross-category sales — First Open| Shanghai and 20th Century & Contemporary Art — both of which are designed to satisfy the increasingly diverse appetites of Chinese connoisseurs and collectors. The ...

Finding the Bright Side to Brexit
Prospective consignors are wondering if the current strength of the U.S. dollar will limit foreign participation, while potential buyers are asking if a slowdown in Chinese, American or European economies will make this a time to cut back significantly ...

How China's most bankable artist, Zeng Fanzhi, found new way to make art
The perfectly aligned square apertures that cut through the dividing walls at Zeng Fanzhi's biggest solo exhibition to date draw the eye inexorably to a painting hanging at the far end of the cavernous Great Hall of Beijing's Ullens Center for ...

Guy Ullens 'attacked at board meeting' for seeking profit from sale of gallery
On October 2-3, he sold 31 of 34 pieces chosen from what remains of his contemporary Chinese art collection to raise HK$14 million for the centre. At the Sotheby's sale, prices ranged from HK$10 million for a Zhang Xiaogang work to photos by Liang Yue ...

Chinese Contemporary Art Collector Guy Ullens Draws Fire for Allegedly Profit-Seeking Moves
Guy Ullens (R) and his wife Myriam (L) on January 30, 2008. Courtesy of TEH ENG KOON/AFP/Getty Images. Major Chinese contemporary art collector Guy Ullens has come under fire from patrons of the Beijing-based Ullens Center for Contemporary Art for ...

Continuing the connection with China at Birr Castle
I would invest in some amazing pieces of contemporary art because we have so many Old Masters in Birr. I attend art fairs in London, like Frieze and PAD, and Amsterdam and try to spend a whole day there. I have invested in young Korean and English ...

As China rises, top-selling painter looks to his roots
This picture taken on September 22, 2016 shows staff members at the 'Parcours: Zeng Fanzhi' exhibition at Beijing's Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art. — Afp-Relaxnews picBEIJING, Oct 8 — Blue-chip Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi built up a lucrative ...

Red-hot artists star at Frieze - Ecns.cn
Chinese artists have a strong presence at London's preeminent four-day contemporary art fair, Frieze, which opened on Thursday. A 9-meter-long tree branch ...

Chinese artist Zhang Xiaogang moves on from symbolism to the surreal
The series became one of the best-known icons of contemporary Chinese art during the early 2000s, amid growing interest in art that looked at Chinese tradition and its recent history with a fresh cynicism. That interest, which also gave rise to ...

Zeng Fanzhi tires of wealth
Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi's 'Self-portrait 09 81 shows at the 'Parcours: Zeng Fanzhi' exhibition at Beijing's Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art. Photo/AFP. Arrow Prev Arrow Next. As China rises, its top-selling painter looks back to his roots ...

Yinchuan Biennale: A small Chinese city makes big splash in the art world
Yinchuan is a small city by Chinese standards. It is home to around two million, which makes it the nation's 253rd most populous. But it is the most recent one to boast a Biennale – a large-scale recurring contemporary art festival which has a knack of ...

Interview: HBA Residential's Chris Godfrey on What China's HNWIs Want in Their Ultra-Luxe Homes
I think there's a huge range, but we are finishing one villa in Beijing that has a big collection of Chinese contemporary art, as did the villa in Xi'an. Out of our eight clients, there are two or three that are passionate about Chinese contemporary ...

As China rises, top-selling painter looks to his roots
BEIJING (AFP) -- Blue-chip Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi built up a lucrative career by looking to the West for inspiration and buyers, but a new retrospective in ...

Cheng Ran's DIARY OF A MADMAN Exhibition to Open This Month at New Museum
Founded by Adrian Cheng in 2010, the K11 Art Foundation (KAF) is a registered not-for-profit organization that supports the development of Chinese contemporary art from Greater China by providing a creative platform that nurtures artistic talents and ...

My 2400sqft: Tour two art world professionals' curated Greenwich Village loft
This can be attributed to the keen curation skills of the owners, who are affiliated with Chambers Fine Art, a New York- and Beijing-based gallery that specializes in contemporary Chinese art. For 10 years they've called this spacious apartment home ...

The Feuerle Collection
The new Berlin museum is dedicated to Désiré Feuerle's unique collection and juxtaposes international contemporary artists with Imperial Chinese furniture and ancient Southeast Asian art. It first opened its doors with a sold out preview week at the ...

Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Felix Gonzalez-Torres
The Rockbund Art Museum is honored to present the first solo exhibition of the influential international artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957–96) in Greater China. From September 30 to December 25, 2016, RAM will host a exciting exhibition of work by the ...

(Yonhap Interview) Curatorial talents, state support are boon to Korean contemporary art: Chinese museum director
SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Yonhap) -- Miriam Sun Kung has always liked art. She often skipped school to visit a museum or gallery with friends. While she was working in Phoenix Television for more than 10 years as a reporter covering politics and economy, her ...

(Yonhap Interview) Curatorial talents, state support are boon to Korean contemporary art: Chinese museum director
SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Yonhap) -- Miriam Sun Kung has always liked art. She often skipped school to visit a museum or gallery with friends. While she was working in Phoenix Television for more than 10 years as a reporter covering politics and economy, her ...

(Yonhap Interview) Curatorial talents, state support are boon to ...
(Yonhap Interview) Curatorial talents, state support are boon to ...

Yue-Sai Kan on Where to Eat, Shop, Stay, and See Great Art in Shanghai
... antiques and contemporary art. Yue-Sai Kan is also National Director for the Miss Universe China Pageant; sits on the board of the Prince Albert of Monaco's Philanthropy Roundtable as well as the China Institute; and founded the Yue-Sai Cosmetics ...

Gala evening celebrates Taiwanese art and culture
Hongtu, a pioneer in Contemporary Chinese art, was recently featured at the Queens Museum with his ping- pong table cut out with the head of Chairman Mao Zedong. TAAC's Lee shared her reactions to the evening. “I was touched to see many friends from ...

Controversy Grips St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum as Chief Curator Exits—and the 9 Other Biggest News Stories ...
Controversy Grips St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum as Chief Curator Exits—and the 9 Other Biggest News Stories ...

A Life Abroad
In fact, he was one of the first in the West to begin acquiring contemporary Chinese art, a considerably more modern bent that he later expanded to contemporary Turkish art. It's no surprise that Mr Lee regards London as the epicentre of an ...

Global contemporary-art auction sales drop by one quarter, says Artprice
But between July 2015 and July 2016, the turnover for contemporary-art auction sales dropped to $1.5 billion, according to the latest Artprice report. The strong decline in sales is due to new uneasiness from China (- 47 %), showing a preference for ...

Kerry James Marshall exhibition opening
The Met Breuer is the modern and contemporary art outpost of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. More than 80 of Marshall's works go on view on Oct. 25, ranging from the 1980s to the present. A separate gallery will feature 40 works Marshall selected from ...



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