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Helen Feng on the Future of Music and Everything Else
After a successful first event in Berlin last year, the second installment of NEU China took place at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing last weekend. Guests discussed the future of investment, artificial intelligence, robots, e-commerce ...

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FILE - In this July 13, 2016 file photo, Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei speaks during a press conference at the exhibition 'translocation - transformation' at the Museum of contemporary art in Vienna, Austria. Ai is getting some local opposition ...

Art Industry News: William Eggleston Is Releasing an Old-Fashioned Techno Album + More Must-Read Stories
(Washington Post). Art Collector David Tang Dies – Sir David Tang, the Hong Kong and British socialite and fashion entrepreneur who had a column in the Financial Times, has died from cancer at age 63. He was an avid collector of Chinese contemporary ...

An Artist-Run Nonprofit Helps Open Up Myanmar to Contemporary Art
In 2004 the Asian Cultural Council, an American nonprofit, awarded Ko a three-month artist's residency in New York City, as well as funds to visit galleries in Indonesia and China. Inspired by what he saw, he vowed to create the same type of creative ...

AMAM Celebrates Centennial Season
A Century of Asian Art at Oberlin features pottery, paintings, and sculpture from Japan, China, and Persia, including the first piece of art acquired by Oberlin's collection: a Chinese vase donated by Dalzell Bunker in 1894, according to the Joan L ...

Two of three vacant curator positions filled at The Ringling
There was a time earlier this year when Steven High, executive director of The Ringling, found himself temporarily wearing three extra hats after the curators of the museum's Asian, European and contemporary art departments all accepted positions ...

Museum of Contemporary Art Beijing to establish new museum dedicated to science and art
Joining hands with the International Scientific Exchange Foundation of China, the Museum of Contemporary Art Beijing (MCAB) will open up a new museum, the National Science and Art Museum Beijing, within the MCAB, Qin Feng, curator of the museum, ...

A West Coast Spotlight on Latino Artists Leads the Fall Art Season
In 1998, the Asia Society brought the first major shipment of Chinese contemporary art to New York City. Some of the artists came, too: They had no money, were exhibiting in one another's Beijing apartments and dodging post-Tiananmen censors. A few ...

The intrigue of contemporary art
IT is a good time to enjoy contemporary art in Hangzhou this month. An up-and-coming artist is holding her first solo exhibition here; a veteran painter makes a long-awaited comeback and brings his works to China; an intriguing art experiment is going ...

Over 50 speakers for African Cultures conference
He is an award winning lecturer, writer and has lectured on five continents, has held research and visits positions in Nigeria, Zimbabwe, China and South Africa. ... These are some of the regional and international speakers to deliver at ICAC in sub ...

Austrian residency enables artist to explore himself
Hoyt engaged in various forms of drawing and painting while working out of a guest studio in Salzburg's contemporary art center during the month of July. During that time, mixed media artist Stefan Kreiger was at Tower View in Red Wing as the City of ...

Dakota Nation Will Bury Sam Durant's Scaffold
Liu Jie and Lu Jing will curate “A Future that Never Returns,” which aims to explore contemporary art's ability to grapple with time and China's rapid socioeconomic transformation, and Lan Qingwei and Du Xiyun will curate “The Rhetoric of Family Tree ...

How a new generation of Chinese art collectors are taking on the world
Hence in our collection you can find pieces ranging from stone carvings all the way to old master paintings from the 15th and 16th Centuries as well as contemporary art. We are not trying to build an art encyclopaedia, but to show people a common ...

How Virtual Reality Takes Immersive Contemporary Art To The Next Level
In May, Chinese multimedia artist Cao Fei unveiled her BMW Art Car #18 at Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai. Her work is a combination of VR technology and video art, which fuses ancient Chinese traditions and the rapid technological advancements ...

The most lucrative collectibles revealed
When it comes to art genres, Impressionist and modern art shed 7.9 per cent in 2016, Old Masters and 19th century art lost 4.3 per cent, post-war and contemporary art depreciated in value by 6.1 per cent and traditional Chinese works of art lost 5.8 ...

Poly Auction Hong Kong expects autumn sales to reach 102 mln USD
30-Oct. 3, the auction selected works from modern and contemporary art, Chinese paintings, Chinese ceramics and works of art, jewels, watches and wine, according to Poly Auction Hong Kong. Alex Chang, managing director of the company, told Xinhua ...

Art Industry News: Long-Lost Francis Bacon 'Pope' to Lead Christie's London Sale + More Must-Read Stories
Lost Bacon Painting to Lead Christie's Sale – A rediscovered Francis Bacon painting will be auctioned during Frieze Week at Christie's London's Post-War & Contemporary Art auction on October 6 for a modest estimate of £10 million. It is the first time ...

AUCTIONREVIEWS-ASIAN ART
Offerings spanned numerous subcategories, including: Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian art; Chinese calligraphy, ceramics, and paintings; Chinese snuff bottles; Japanese art; and modern and contemporary South Asian art. In all, the three houses ...

Parsing the Plastic Products of Consumerism at Skupltur Projekte Münster
When the first Skulptur Projekte was presented in 1977, König and co-founder Klaus Bussmann set out to spread a pioneering idea: contemporary art should not be confined to museums and galleries, but exist in the public domain where citizens would meet ...

Sydney Contemporary Art Fair aims to hook in young buyers
Artworks for as low as $200 will likely attract a new and growing segment of younger buyers at this year's Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, says the London-based founder of some of the world's largest commercial art fairs, Tim Etchells. He has found that ...

The Fall Is Here and So Is the Exciting 11th Edition of the Asia ...
The Fall Is Here and So Is the Exciting 11th Edition of the Asia ...

Fall's 13 must-see art exhibits - both indoors and outside
Real Estate: Dwelling in Contemporary Art (Sept. 15-March 18, Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College). This group exhibition includes such distinguished artists as Bernd and Hilla Becher, Gordon Matta-Clark, Ed Ruscha, and Krzysztof Wodiczko with ...

'Deutschland 8' comes to China
According to Shi Mingde, ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Germany, Deutschland 8 was inspired by the 2015 exhibition China 8: Contemporary Art from China Along the Rhine-Ruhr, which showcased more than 500 works by 118 ...

Lévy Gorvy Plans Shanghai Office in Ongoing Push to Capture the Asian Market
Lévy Gorvy, the powerhouse gallery created at the start of the year when Dominique Lévy joined forces with longtime Christie's contemporary executive Brett Gorvy, will open an office and private viewing space in Shanghai. Danqing Li, a former ...

Lévy Gorvy to Open Office in Shanghai, Names Danqing Li Senior Director, Asia
While Beijing is known for having mainland China's on-the-rise gallery scene, Shanghai has a number of contemporary art institutions, such as the Power Station of Art, the Long Museum, and K11 Art Museum. Some blue-chip galleries, such as Lisson, have ...

The role of art in place-making and place-marketing: experiencing, understanding and appreciating places through the ...
The role of art in place-making and place-marketing: experiencing, understanding and appreciating places through the ...

Six artists present stunning works at Museum MACAN
She and five other contemporary artists — FX Harsono, Tisna Sanjaya, Reza Afisina and Agung Kurniawan from Indonesia and Yin Xiuzhen from China — took part in the First Sight program at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara ...

The Art of Modern China
Shifting Permanence reflects the current contemporary art scene in China with artists who are at the forefront of the growing sector. While the artists are focused on a modern China and their artworks express their experiences and emotions within a ...

Art Notes: Circle your calendar and go to downtown Akron
Tuesday Tea — At 2:30 p.m, Andrea Gyorody, assistant curator of modern and contemporary art at Allen Memorial Art Museum, will discuss This Is Your Art: The Legacy of Ellen Johnson, the art history professor who started the art rental program in 1940 ...

Six artists present stunning works at Museum MACAN - Art & Culture ...
Six artists present stunning works at Museum MACAN - Art & Culture ...

'Troposphere' brings Brazilian contemporary art to Beijing
In the eyes of many Chinese people, Brazil is a paradise for travelers with its beautiful sunny beaches and of course love of soccer. The upcoming Troposphere exhibition at Beijing's Minsheng Museum is also looking to let the people of China know that ...

Art project to offer new insights into BMW Group plant Dingolfing. Body shop part of the innovative art work by ...
Art project to offer new insights into BMW Group plant Dingolfing. Body shop part of the innovative art work by ...

Finding the artist's way in a contemporary Facebookpolitan selfie space
So it's not surprising that Facebookpolitan has become the oeuvre of contemporary art. It's an artist-as-selfie space. The artist is now a self-brand. On the highway off-ramps in the rich northern suburbs shop-less traders and their Chinese goodies ...

Letters to the Editor, September 8, 2017
Although he did not endow schools and hospitals in the way that [his grandfather] Tang Shiu-kin did, he supported the arts and China's emerging contemporary art scene. He brought together in Hong Kong a wonderfully expert group of specialists – world ...

'Blondie of China' on the Future of Music
After a successful first event in Berlin last year, the second installment of NEU China took place at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing last weekend. Guests discussed the future of investment, artificial intelligence, robots, e-commerce ...

Taipei holds first LGBTQ art exhibition in a public museum
Jointly organized by Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, and Hong Kong's art promoter Sunpride Foundation, the "Spectrosynthesis─Asian LGBTQ Issues and Art Now" exhibit features 51 works by 22 artists from Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, the ...

Bayanihan Project gives contemporary Filipino art chance to shine
"It's partly to do with the legacy of scholarship around Asian art, which is primarily interested in — or has been in the past, at least — in Japan and China and India as being these kind of great civilising cultures of Asia," says Matt Cox, curator ...

The New Season of Art: Listings for the Fall Season and Beyond ...
The New Season of Art: Listings for the Fall Season and Beyond ...

A Generation of Architects Making Its Mark at Dizzying Speed
Across town that same week, Ms. Johnston and Mr. Lee, who are married, also unveil Phase 1 of their renovation of Josef Paul Kleihues's Museum of Contemporary Art, an attempt to humanize the famously aloof building by unlocking some of its unyielding ...

Groundbreaking LGBTQ art show opens in Taiwan
A papercutting depicting two men having sex on a train and life-size charcoal sketches of naked homosexual couples embracing are among the artworks on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in the capital Taipei. An installation piece outside ...

Signal - Center for Contemporary Art
Not so long ago, in a country far up in the northern parts of Europe, a kung fu master wrote down two Chinese characters on a piece of paper. He then translated them into "never always same thing" for his students. This is of course a sketchy ...

Inside David Tang's exclusive China Club in Hong Kong with long-time member, designer Alan Chan
I think my interest in contemporary art started here. It gave me a picture of what contemporary art in China is.” He credits Johnson Chang of Hanart TZ Gallery for helping Tang curate the numerous artworks on the walls, featuring artists who were on ...

MOCA Taipei fetes LGBTQ art - Taipei Times
After a landmark court ruling in May cleared the way for Taiwan to become the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriages, Taipei's Museum of ...

Groundbreaking LGBTQ art show opens in Taiwan
A papercutting depicting two men having sex on a train and life-size charcoal sketches of naked homosexual couples embracing are among the artworks on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in the capital Taipei. An installation piece outside ...

First Creative China Festival promotes young artists overseas, with music, film, art, fashion and design shows ...
First Creative China Festival promotes young artists overseas, with music, film, art, fashion and design shows ...

NOMADIC TRAVELER, the 5th Korea-Indonesia Media Installation Art Exhibition at Edwin's Gallery 7 – 17 September ...
NOMADIC TRAVELER, the 5th Korea-Indonesia Media Installation Art Exhibition at Edwin's Gallery 7 – 17 September ...

Mapping the art of Zim
Mapping can be defined as sketching or resembling. An exhibition involves an act of presenting or viewing, hence the Mapping Art in Zimbabwe exhibition encompasses an act of sketching and presenting the future of art. The exhibition is divided into ...

A Peek Inside Jean-Louis Remilleux's Chateau and French History
Much of the energy among art collectors these days is devoted to the shock of the new: contemporary art in all of its provocative glory. But some look to the greatest .... And I am not obliged to travel to meet Japanese or Chinese people. What are the ...

A portrait of porcelain: Ai Weiwei's homage to craftsmanship
With 'Ai Weiwei on Porcelain,' the artist takes an inspired journey tracing the historic 'Silk Road/Route' connection between Turkey and China. Presenting a narrative informed by his life story, like much of this work, he pays homage to the traditions ...

Christie's Shanghai Autumn Auctions 2017
On 24 September, Christie's invites you to FIRST OPEN│Shanghai and 20th Century & Contemporary Art, two spectacular sales showcasing artworks by Asian and Western contemporary masters and emerging artists. Part of Christie's China 2017 autumn ...



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