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[66th] Korean art gains more global presence - The Korea Times
Korea's contemporary art has gained a strong presence on the international art scene, mainly with a rediscovered art movement from the 1970s as well as a new ...

Global China Contemporary Art Exhibition opens with performance art show
Unveiled at Zhengdong Greenland Square's Twin Towers in Central China's Henan Province on Saturday, the 2016 Global China Contemporary Art Exhibition displaying art works of 80 artists from all over the world kicked off with eye-catching performance ...

Korean art gains more global presence - The Korea Times
Korea's contemporary art has gained a strong presence on the international art scene, mainly with a rediscovered art movement from the 1970s as well as a new ...

A spectacular series of curated auctions in Hong Kong
Among the key categories this season are Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art, Chinese Classical and Modern Paintings and Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. Further sales, including Magnificent Jewels, Important Watches, Fine and Rare Wines ...

Art Taipei to unveil a new visage
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The annual Art Taipei (台北國際藝術博覽會) takes place at Taipei World Trade Center (台北世界貿易中心) from Nov. 11 to 14. The show features 150 domestic and foreign galleries, including 67 from Taiwan, 11 from Europe, 42 from Japan ...

Korean art gains more global presence
Lam, a daughter of the late Hong Kong tycoon Lim Por-yen, has been a pioneer in the Chinese art world since the early 1990s, when the world paid little to no attention to Chinese contemporary art. ”I am promoting the Asian perspective, rather than a ...

China trade will face relatively large downward pressure in fourth-quarter: commerce ministry
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will face relatively large downward pressure on foreign trade in the fourth quarter, with uncertainties continuing into 2017, the commerce ministry said on Wednesday. The government will continue to implement ... The Chinese ...

Film festival brings Chinese contemporary art to Beirut screens
The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg, a documentary to be screened alongside 44 others at this month's Beirut Art Film Festival tells how Sigg became the world's largest collector of Chinese contemporary art, gathering more than 2000 pieces. In 2012, he ...

Film festival brings Chinese contemporary art to Beirut screens
BEIRUT (Reuters) - When Uli Sigg began looking for contemporary art in China nearly three decades ago, he was surprised nobody was collecting it systematically. So he decided to do it himself. The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg, a documentary to be screened ...

Chinese Festival opens with a series of traditional shows
Several exhibitions and activities had been organised in Qatar and China as part of this year's programme. These include 'What About the Art: Contemporary Art from China', an exhibition of 15 contemporary Chinese artists curated by internationally ...

The 12 Young Collectors Shaping the Chinese Art World
At home, this group of 12 Chinese collectors have benefited from recent years' establishing of a solid yet dynamic arts infrastructure in Greater China. A number of art fairs have solidified the region's market for international contemporary art, among ...

Film Festival Brings Chinese Contemporary Art to Beirut Screens
When Uli Sigg began looking for contemporary art in China nearly three decades ago, he was surprised nobody was collecting it systematically. So he decided to do it himself. The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg, a documentary to be screened alongside 44 ...

Pulse Reaction II
Continuing in the model of Pulse Reaction I of providing a platform for the exchange of ideas between Chinese contemporary art practitioners, Pulse Reaction II invites 32 artists and scholars to Times Museum to carry out four days of intensive ...

Guggenheim Museum Presents New Art from Greater China That ...
Guggenheim Museum Presents New Art from Greater China That ...

2016 artnet Awards to Launch at Fosun Foundation With Shanghai Gala It kicks off Shanghai Contemporary Art Week.
A November 7th gala in Shanghai marks the release of the latest Global Chinese Art Auction Annual Report, and it coincides with the Shanghai Biennale, the West Bund Art & Design Fair, and the coming ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair. It all takes ...

'I want a staircase you can ride a horse up'
It is conveniently located just a stone's throw away from Ms Nielson's gallery, White Rabbit Gallery, which houses the world's largest collections of contemporary Chinese art. Designed by Smart Design Studio, the brief was to build “the best house in ...

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It is conveniently located just a stone's throw away from Ms Nielson's gallery, White Rabbit Gallery, which houses the world's largest collections of contemporary Chinese art. Designed by Smart Design Studio, the brief was to build “the best house in ...

Summer's unmissable blockbuster art exhibitions
The Tarrawarra Museum of Art in Victoria's Yarra Valley will host a sculpture retrospective by the late Bronwyn Oliver (November 19 - February 5); while the White Rabbit Gallery in Sydney's Chippendale, with its dazzling collection of contemporary ...

Summer's unmissable blockbuster exhibitions
The Tarrawarra Museum of Art in Victoria's Yarra Valley will host a sculpture retrospective by the late Bronwyn Oliver (November 19 - February 5); while the White Rabbit Gallery in Sydney's Chippendale, with its dazzling collection of contemporary ...

Asian Billionaires May Help Break Art Market's 'Vicious Cycle'
“Now there's a big group of collectors in China looking at the international contemporary art market and then there are uber-collectors, who have museums and are looking for masterpieces of Western art.” Unlike Western collectors, who prefer the ...

Tales of Our Time
Designed as a dynamic collaboration between artists, curators, and educators, the initiative actively participates in the creation of contemporary art and critical discourse. By presenting new commissioned works by artists born in Greater China, the ...

Is this Australia's best house?
It is conveniently located just a stone's throw away from Ms Nielson's gallery, White Rabbit Gallery, which houses the world's largest collections of contemporary Chinese art. Designed by Smart Design Studio, the brief was to build “the best house in ...

Beirut Art Film Festival Brings Contemporary Art in China to Screens
The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg, a documentary to be screened alongside 44 others at this month's Beirut Art Film Festival tells how Sigg became the world's largest collector of Chinese contemporary art, gathering more than 2000 pieces. In 2012, he ...

12 Collectors Shaping the Chinese Art World
At home, this group of 12 Chinese collectors have benefited from recent years' establishing of a solid yet dynamic arts infrastructure in Greater China. A number of art fairs have solidified the region's market for international contemporary art, among ...

Film festival brings Uli Sigg and Chinese contemporary art to Beirut screens
The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg, a documentary to be screened alongside 44 others at this month's Beirut Art Film Festival tells how Sigg became the world's largest collector of Chinese contemporary art, gathering more than 2,000 pieces. In 2012, he ...

Film festival brings Chinese contemporary art to Beirut | Arts & Ent ...
Film festival brings Chinese contemporary art to Beirut | Arts & Ent ...

Small world displays large scenes - China.org.cn
"Miniature art is interesting because it allows someone to put his feelings into such a small place," said Hannah Ramey, an American university student working ...

Film festival brings Chinese contemporary art to Beirut | Arts & Ent ...
Film festival brings Chinese contemporary art to Beirut | Arts & Ent ...

Sotheby's Names Linus Cheung First Asian Director as Loss Widens
Sotheby's elected Chinese businessman and art collector Linus Cheung as its first director from Asia, working with its largest shareholder to add expertise in a key market. The New York-based auctioneer of fine art and collectibles announced the move ...

Sotheby's names Linus Cheung first director from Asia
Cheung is the retired CEO of Hong Kong Telecom and a prominent collector of Chinese art, Sotheby's said in a separate statement. He served on the boards of companies including Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd., Hong Kong Telecom and Taikang Insurance ...

Sotheby's spreads its wings even further, plus the best of the autumn fairs
1610–12) by Bartolomeo Manfredi, which was acquired by a Chinese collector. TEFAF New York Spring runs from 4–9 May and features modern and contemporary art and design. West Bund Art & Design | The Contemporary art circus is in full spin. Between ...

Work censored as art world descends on Shanghai
But the week kicked off on a sour political note after the Shanghai Cultural Bureau censored a film by Sun Xun from Everyday Legend, a group show looking at Chinese traditions in contemporary art that opened last night at the private Minsheng Art ...

FIRST of its kind: Impossibly opulent SEVEN-STAR hotel opens in China
There are jade floors, marble columns and mosaic walls featuring contemporary Chinese art. Chandeliers and stain-glassed windows line not one but FOUR dining rooms. One of these is Marc restaurant headed by Michelin-starred French chef, Marc Meneau ...

You'll never guess why this man is collecting dust
Zhang's recent exhibitions include Dust II at Yallay Gallery in Hong Kong, Artificial Garden at Today Art Museum in Beijing, and Post-Calligraphy in Chinese Contemporary Art in Kunstraum Villa Friede in Germany. Born in Hunan, China, he received his ...

An Intro to Xu Bing: Selections from Conn Alum Joy Chiang's Honors Thesis
On Monday, Nov. 14 from 4-6 PM in the Chu Room as part of the upcoming “ORIGINS: Asian Art Festival,” famous contemporary Chinese artist Xu Bing will give a lecture titled “Where Does Creativity Come From?” I received permission from Conn alumna Joy ...

Aaron Seeto to Lead Indonesia's Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art as Director
The film was to be featured in the group exhibition “Everyday Legend,” which examines Chinese traditions in contemporary art and opened last night at the private Minsheng Art Museum Shanghai. A sign was placed near the screen that was supposed to ...

Recording Chinese avant-garde art
From 1980s, Wen started to record a number of exhibitions, performance art and creative art practices, an important part in the history of contemporary Chinese art. This exhibition is seen as a necessary supplement of records in the history. "It is ...

The Sanya EDITION is What China Has Been Waiting for -- a New Kind of Resort Unlike Any Other
No other store in China offers such a broad range of limited edition lithography, photography, sculpture, ceramics and installation art from the biggest names in contemporary art in China. From unique Chinese novelty items and hand crafted items to ...

China's new Silk Road leads west to Middle East
While Chinese institutions and collectors are often uninterested in, or wary of, contemporary art from countries with mainly Muslim populations, the Shanghai Biennale will feature work by artists including Beiruit-based, Iraqi-American Rheim Alkadhi ...

A good nude is far more than just a naked body
Western art obsesses over meaning but contemporary Chinese art sits on the razor's edge of modern anxiety, examining the fears and insecurities of disease, Darwinism, genetic modification, war, poverty, cultural loss and catastrophic change with an ...

Asia Pacific|How Zeng Fanzhi Became China's Hottest Artist, and Why His Lawn Is So Green
At the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, record crowds have poured through his current show, which includes two 33-foot-long, fiercely colored landscapes. Chinese artists roared onto the international art scene in the mid-2000s, but few ...

Shanghai Biennale 2016: A Burgeoning Art Capital Emerges in China
Shanghai's younger, hipper contemporary art fair began in 2013 and now includes more than 50 galleries. Per Shanghai's maximalist attitude, many foreign dealers already at West Bund will set up shop here as well, such as Perrotin, Hauser and Wirth, and ...

Top-selling Chinese artist goes back to his roots
The media attention paid to just one period of his nearly three decade-long career left him feeling pigeon-holed, Zeng said following the opening of a retrospective of his work last month at Beijing's Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art (UCCA). The ...

How Zeng Fanzhi became China's hottest artist
At the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, record crowds have poured through his current show, which includes two 33-foot-long, fiercely coloured landscapes. Chinese artists roared onto the international art scene about 10 years ago, but few ...

West Bund Marks a Shift in World Power
Donald Trump's stunning upset followed an acrid and often xenophobic campaign, one that promised to bring jobs back to the U.S. Many of those jobs have disappeared to China (and beyond) over the recent decades, and economists worry that a number of the ...

Art Lexing Installs Ye Hongxing at EAST Miami
Swire's Chinese and Hong Kong properties are famous for integrating contemporary art into design. So it's no surprise that they have tapped Miami's Chinese art specialist, Art Lexing, to present an interactive installation by female Chinese artist Ye ...

These 5 Paintings Show How Zeng Fanzhi Changed Contemporary Chinese Art
Zeng Fanzhi is one of China's best-known artists both at home and abroad, and he has recently received a wave of commercial success. Now, he is the focus of an ongoing retrospective at Beijing's Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), “Zeng Fanzhi: ...

Artists explore modern dilemmas
According to Jiang Jiehong, one of the curators, “This research-based curatorial project aims to probe Chinese culture from the perspective of contemporary art in order to further investigate and mirror the evolution and inheritance of the cultural ...

De Kooning painting fetches record US$66.3 mil. in NYC
When the painting was auctioned in 2006, it sold for US$27.1 million, then a record for any work of post-war and contemporary art. Another major work at the auction was a painting by the German artist Gerhard Richter now owned by British singer ...

The Response to Trump in China: Among Its Cultural Elite, "Meh."
Cheng, the collector whose newly forged interests in American institutions — like his trusteeship at PS1 and his efforts to promote Chinese contemporary art with the New Museum — was quiet on the subject. Biesenbach brought up his application for ...



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