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Warhol's Mao fails to reach auction estimate
Hong Kong: A classic Andy Warhol portrait of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong fetched $12.7 million (Dh46.6 million) at auction in Hong Kong on Sunday, Sotheby's said — well short of the top estimate of more than $15 million. The sale of the 1973 ...

Antique oddities target new collectors
"A lot of collectors in Asia are still consigned to one area of collecting, such as Chinese painting, and with 'Curiosity,' we're trying to promote a more eclectic style of collecting and encourage collectors to be more sensitive to antiquities, say ...

A Mao by Warhol sells for below estimate at Hong Kong auction, casting doubt on Asian appetites for Western ...
A Mao by Warhol sells for below estimate at Hong Kong auction, casting doubt on Asian appetites for Western ...

Andy Warhol Mao portrait fetches $12.7million at an auction in Hong Kong
Andy Warhol Mao portrait fetches $12.7million at an auction in Hong Kong. Sotheby's described the event as the first “significant” sale of Western contemporary art in Hong Kong, which was handed back to China by Britain in 1997. The identity of the ...

Art of the matter
In 2010, Mr Cheng set up the K11 Art Foundation to promote Chinese art, groom curators and incubate emerging Chinese artists. In the seven years since, he has been ranked on ArtReview's Power 100 as one of the contemporary art world's most influential ...

Inaugural Asia Week New York Contemporary Debuts May 2-10
Following on the heels of Asia Week New York's successful 10-day round of exhibitions and auction sales, which generated an outstanding $423 million, these seven esteemed galleries are mounting contemporary art exhibitions to tap into the buzz and ...

Eva International curator: 'Art fairs have hijacked the system'
In 1997, Guerrero points out, sovereignty over Hong Kong passed from Britain to China. Artistic discourse in Hong Kong became politicised around the issue of China, for better or worse – mostly, he feels, the latter. The contemporary art market in ...

ART MILAN 2017 CONTEMPORARY ART EXPOSITION OF CHINA
Sarà inaugurata il prossimo 5 aprile alle ore 18 presso la Galleria Lo Studiolo di Milano la mostra ART MILAN 2017 - CONTEMPORARY ART EXPOSITION OF CHINA, a cura di Vincenzo Sanfo e Xiaojie Chen. Saranno esposte le opere di 11 artisti ...

Chinese folk designs make their charming debut in Milan Design Week
The name of the exhibition, "Rong", which means "Integration", is not only the name of the brand but also the indication of integrating "traditional culture" and "contemporary art", the Chinese design thinking and foreign design thinking, the old ...

Chinese contemporary art month kicks off in Sydney - China.org.cn
The 2017 Chinese Contemporary Art Month recently kicked off at an art museum at the Sydney College of Arts in a bid to promote cultural communication ...

Chinese contemporary art month kicks off in Sydney - China.org.cn
The 2017 Chinese Contemporary Art Month recently kicked off at an art museum at the Sydney College of Arts in a bid to promote cultural communication ...

India ​Builds Roads at​ Disputed Border With China
India is rushing to build strategic roads to transport military supplies and troops to the contested border with China in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Workers like Taji Nacho have to move mountains in the process. Photo: Karan Deep Singh/The Wall ...

France wants a piece of China's art scene
Paris - The Paris-based Pompidou centre, which is Europe's biggest contemporary art museum, said it could confirm that "discussions were very advanced on setting up in Shanghai". "China is destined to become a major player on the world artistic scene," ...

Sovereign Asian Art Prize showcases best of contemporary art
Sovereign Asian Art Prize showcases best of contemporary art ... SAF was established in 2003 with the objective of enhancing the quality of contemporary art in the region and to benefit its aid program for underprivileged children. ... this year ...

China's Diamond Market Returns to the Spotlight with Record-Breaking 'Pink Star' Sale to Chow Tai Fook
Its success as Art Basel winds down suggests contemporary art is not the only market making major strides in China right now—jewelry is seeing a potential growing market as well. Despite a lag in the number of Chinese mainland tourists to Hong Kong ...

A Dance of Their Own: Modern Dance in China
The introduction of new funding sources is a promising improvement for struggling young companies, but even those that have been successful abroad still struggle to sell tickets at home, since rural audiences in China still haven't quite warmed to ...

Art Basel in Hong Kong 2017: A post-mortem
Warhol came to China at a time when few Westerners had the opportunity, at the invitation of Hong Kong industrialist, Alfred Siu, who had amassed quite the collection of contemporary art long before it had become a national sport amongst new Chinese ...

In search of Global Poetry: Videos from the Han Nefkens Collection
The exhibition In Search of Global Poetry: Videos from the Han Nefkens Collection, shows a selection of 12 videos at the He Xiangning Art Museum in Shenzhen, China. Han Nefkens, the well-known Dutch art collector and writer, began building his ...

Glenn O'Brien, New York Cultural Icon, Dead at 70—and the 9 Other Biggest News Stories This Week
Though the sale was trumpeted for breaking the record for Western contemporary art sold in China, the relatively tepid interest in the Warhol work and a piece by Keith Haring—especially compared to the strong interest in Asian and Japanese art at the ...

'As the Story Goes' Finalists Exhibition of Yishu 8 Prize, China 2017 ...
'As the Story Goes' Finalists Exhibition of Yishu 8 Prize, China 2017 ...

Out & About
Jiang Zhi brings “Love Letters”, a work that's considered as one of his most important series, to the exhibition, “Empty Seat: Chinese Conceptual Photography” showing at Tang Contemporary Art in Bangkok until April 29. For the work, Jiang sprayed ...

Art Basel Hong Kong 2017 A Journey By Virginie Puertolas-Syn
The Chinese collectors were more visible over the last few days but still remain less numerous than the year before, most likely due to the weakness of the yuan, the slowdown of the Chinese economy and the anti-corruption policy from Beijing. ... Blue ...

Female participants provide character to joint art project
Xia Yanguo, the show's curator, says huge changes have taken place in China's contemporary art scene in recent years, especially seen through the evolution of both artists and audiences. Zhang, an artist from Shanghai and the winner of the prize ...

Artists give Malaysian Twist to traditional Chinese Ink Paintings
They are featured at the Ink Sense Chinese Painting Group Exhibition at contemporary art space L'Atelier Rouge in Jaya One in Petaling Jaya. Six artists are participating in this exhibition. Collectors and art enthusiasts can spot a distinctly ...

The Reintroduction of Zao Wou-Ki
Michelle Yun, senior curator of modern and contemporary art at the Asia Society, participated in the collaboration. The exhibition remains at Colby until June ... Zao was the first Chinese artist to have a global impact, according to Weitz. “At Colby ...

The Reintroduction of Zao Wou-Ki
Walt, a scholar of modern and contemporary Chinese art, instigated the collaboration in 2009 with Weitz, a historian of ancient Chinese art. Multiple research trips to China, Europe, Hong Kong, and Taiwan gave rise to the exhibit, which includes works ...

The 'offensive' photos that Instagram rejects
Kaur's photograph is just one of the 270 deleted images featured in Pics Or It Didn't Happen , a contemporary art book by digital artists Arvida Byström and Molly Soda that brings the pictures Instagram have removed back into the spotlight. But the ...

From Chinese Supermodel Liu Wen To K-Beauty Star Pony: Asia's 30 Under 30 In The Arts
South Korea's Kim Hyun Jung, a painter, has been featured in a solo exhibition at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. The 28-year old is also the youngest artist to exhibit her work at the Korea National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. There ...

Five books written by artists you should read
... of television series. He's also written lots of books. Playing To The Gallery is the one to read if you want to hear his thoughts on the contemporary art scene and how it can be more accessible, but he's also written an autobiography (Portrait Of ...

Mark Cooper's Immersive Exhibition Is Like Walking Right Into An Exuberant Abstract Painting
While Cooper has long worked in multiple media, it seems like in the past decade that he's brought them more and more together in elaborate, immersive installations — at Samson gallery in Boston in 2011; at Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art and ...

Honolulu's New Biennial Makes the Case for Hawaiian Contemporary Art
“I curated This IS Hawai'i in 2011, the first show of Native Hawaiian contemporary art at the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian,” Hughes told Hyperallergic in a recent interview. “It was small, just four artists, and whenever I spoke on panels ...

HK event shows Chinese collectors' rising power in art
Driven by increasing personal wealth, the Chinese collectors' buying power in the contemporary art market has become stronger in recent years, leading to a rapid growth of private museums in Asia. Market projections estimate 1,200 private museums will ...

Ullens Center CEO Jumps Ship in Reshuffling of China's Contemporary Art World
According to a source, May plans to join another high-profile, privately-funded art initiative in China: the K11 Art Foundation. The source says she will take responsibility for the foundation's forthcoming Beijing space, its third in China (after Hong ...

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art's CEO May Xue Resigns
The chief executive officer of the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, China, has resigned. May Xue will officially step down from her role, which she started in May 2011, on April 20. Almost a year ago, founders Guy and Myriam Ullens ...

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art CEO May Xue Resigns | ARTnews
In the midst of a year-long period of institutional turmoil at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, May Xue, the nonprofit institution's CEO, has ...

Contemporary art show focuses on social issues
Each project was unique and focused on topics like unity, the Chinese zodiac and modern day slavery. The most jarring of the installations was a piece by Chandler James and Kirk Stevens titled You & Me. Their piece was jarring because it merges two ...

CEO of Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art quits, adding to doubts over future of Beijing art landmark as it seeks buyer
The chief executive officer of Beijing's Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art has resigned, casting fresh doubts on the future of one of China's most influential independent art organisations nine months after its owner and namesake put it up for sale ...

Rosa Maria Malet Awarded Insignia of Knight of the National Order of Merit of the French Republic
Her past projects include planning and coordinating the first Chinese Contemporary Art Awards (CCAA) exhibition in 2008; managing the VIP reception for the Organizing Committee of the 2008 Olympic Games; and planning the celebration ceremony for the ...

Amid Delays, Hong Kong's Ambitious Museum Plan Takes Shape
Officials expect the $640 million, government-funded museum to stand peer to peer with contemporary art icons such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Pompidou Center in Paris and the Tate Modern in London. They want the city to emerge ...

Young Chinese Artist Jialu Mimi Gao's Solo Exhibition In ... - PR Web
Montserrat Contemporary Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Jialu Mimi Gao's first solo show which will feature a highly anticipated series of 19 ...

Chinese Artist Jialu Mimi Gao Announces Solo Exhibition In Chelsea Gallery, Today
Manhattan's Montserrat Contemporary Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Jialu Mimi Gao's first U.S. solo show which will feature a highly anticipated series of 19 new oil paintings, the recent portfolio of 2017 includes Shanghai Lady ...

Q&A With Alexandra Fain, Founder Of Asia Now, Paris' First Dedicated Asian Contemporary Art Fair
A young collector involved in her family's Chinese contemporary art collection, Levy brought Fain to visit galleries, exhibitions and artist studios in China. Subsequently, together with Barak and her father, Fain decided to bring the current Asian art ...

Q&A With Alexandra Fain, Founder Of Asia Now, Paris' First Dedicated Asian Contemporary Art Fair
A young collector involved in her family's Chinese contemporary art collection, Levy brought Fain to visit galleries, exhibitions and artist studios in China. Subsequently, together with Barak and her father, Fain decided to bring the current Asian art ...

Hong Kong spring auctions turnover flat despite some big-ticket action, more interest from China and fewer lots left ...
Hong Kong spring auctions turnover flat despite some big-ticket action, more interest from China and fewer lots left ...

China's New Clothes — K11 and Vivienne Westwood
In 2010 Cheng set up the K11 Art Foundation in 2010 to promote Chinese art, groom curators and incubate emerging Chinese artists. In the seven years since, Cheng has been ranked on ArtReview's Power 100 as one of the contemporary art world's most ...

China's Fight Against Over-Consumption And Consumerism: K11 and Vivienne Westwood
“We enjoyed the work relationship with Vivienne and thought it would be fascinating to bring her works to Shanghai K11 in a different context, one that crosses over with contemporary Chinese art. She and her team loved the idea and voila! Here we are ...

K11 and Vivienne Westwood - Billionaire
Adrian Cheng: “I see myself and my K11 Art Foundation as a bridge that connects China and the West.” K11 has joined forces with Vivienne Westwood to launch ...

Louis Vuitton's Collaboration with Jeff Koons Meets Lukewarm Reviews on China's Weibo
China has been an exciting testing ground as of late for collaborations between the art world and luxury, with pop and contemporary art becoming increasingly influential among China's emerging middle class youth. However, the latest partnership in this ...

New in Chengdu: private art museum opens its new venue
The Luxelakes A4 Art Museum in the Chinese city of Chengdu opened its new location last weekend (April 15) with a 13-artist show Create Spaces (until July ...

Everything old is new again at Song Gallery show
They are showcasing their latest works exploring and experimenting in ink-wash. He Xi has established himself as a leading figure in contemporary art with his unsentimental take on traditional Chinese ink-wash painting. Born in 1960 in Beijing, he ...



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