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How Reuben fell for his China girl
Ellen was born to a Chinese mum, Fanny, and Scottish dad, Andrew. She left Hong Kong at 10 to go to boarding school in Scotland. Luckily, her older sister Frances was already there to make the transition easier. She went on to study Chinese at the ...

The Gray Market: Why the Brooklyn Museum Hiring Controversy Shows We Need Structural Action on Arts Diversity ...
The Gray Market: Why the Brooklyn Museum Hiring Controversy Shows We Need Structural Action on Arts Diversity ...

Five Artists Envision the Future in New Commissions at the Guggenheim
“Through The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative, we have sought to challenge, deconstruct, and redefine ideas of 'contemporary Chinese art' and to present some of the most thoughtful and provocative artworks being made today ...

Kenny Schachter Tries (and Fails) to Keep His Mouth Shut at Gallery Weekend Beijing
Like most things in China, it sprang from the military, in this instance through decommissioned factories that began incrementally crossing over into contemporary art studios and galleries around 2000 under the direction of Wang Lanling, the wildly ...

Ming Dynasty Buddhist Manuscripts Sell for Record HK$238M
The painting, making its auction debut after 100 years, sparked over 100 separate bids in 40 minutes and pushed the final sale price to HK$146,794,000 (US$18,704,491), according to Sotheby's. Before the auction, it has been estimated to sell for ...

Private collectors are saving Australian art, but they can't do it on their own
The back stories of these private collectors often combine a shared love of contemporary art, a wish to provide ongoing support to practising artists and a desire to share their collections with a wider audience. The how and the why diverge — the ...

The Oxford China Forum 2018 will establish an arts sub-section to examine the export of contemporary Chinese art and ...
The Oxford China Forum 2018 will establish an arts sub-section to examine the export of contemporary Chinese art and ...

The Oxford China Forum 2018 will establish an arts sub-section to examine the export of contemporary Chinese art and ...
The Oxford China Forum 2018 will establish an arts sub-section to examine the export of contemporary Chinese art and ...

Art Industry News: Italian Far-Right Wants to Turn a Fascist HQ Into a Museum + More Must-Read Stories
Tate and Sydney Museum Make Joint Acquisitions – The Tate and Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art have jointly purchased works by five contemporary Australian artists. This marks the third round of acquisitions funded by the airline Qantas, which ...

The Spectacular Rise of Saudi Contemporary Art
Since then, the Middle East, and particularly Saudi Arabia, has found a unprecedented place in the contemporary art scene. 2018 will be the year that the Kingdom will open its doors and reveal its talents. As a pillar of Vision 2030, the program of the ...

Exhibits: Week of April 5 to 11, 2018
“Chinese Abstraction”: Diverse media by four contemporary Chinese artists: Shen Chen, Paul Ching-Bor, Lianghong Feng and Cui Fei. Ends May 5. CYNTHIA-REEVES, 1315 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams. “Color in Containment”: The University Museum of Contemporary ...

Why the secrecy about historic Hong Kong police station's first art show?
Details on the opening will be announced in due course. “We shall continue to maintain ongoing communication and engagement with our stakeholders throughout the revitalisation process.” Imagine our surprise, then, when on March 20 The Collector ...

Sean Kelly Presents Liu Wei 180 Faces, May 5-June 16
Sean Kelly is delighted to present 180 Faces, the first exhibition of new work by revered Chinese painter Liu Wei to be shown in the United States since 2000. Comprising 180 unique “portraits,” these paintings build upon an array of influences ...

New Highs For China's Art Scene
But the icing on the cake for Hong Kong's art week was surely the opening of H Queen's, the first purpose-built art and lifestyle building whose top-end tenants include galleries David Zwirner, Hauser & Wirth, Pace Gallery, Pearl Lam Galleries and Tang ...

Merry-go-round of the fairs
“Our foundation will exist as long as we do,” he said at the Larry's List-organised Private Museum Conference in Hong Kong on March 29. The collectors open their Hill Art Foundation, deliberately not called a museum, in a former petrol station in ...

'When Less is More' at Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong
The featured works seek to demonstrate how minimum ink brushwork functions with white space to establish the essence of classical Chinese painting. Highlighting the delicacy of lines and beauty of the simple brush strokes instead of focusing on the ...

The Oxford China Forum 2018 will establish an arts sub-section to examine the export of contemporary Chinese art and ...
The Oxford China Forum 2018 will establish an arts sub-section to examine the export of contemporary Chinese art and ...

Jack Tilton Remembered Before Memorial Celebration
Tilton was instrumental in getting artists such as Douglas Gordon, Glenn Ligon, Marlene Dumas, Kiki Smith, and Francis Alÿs known around the world, and in introducing Chinese Contemporary art to Western audiences. His death in May at the age of 66 left ...

Dominique Lévy and the $35 Million de Kooning
That evolution reflects the audience—here's an incredible appetite for art and ideas among Asian collectors. While the De Kooning painting at the center of our stand was a magnet for so many people, we found that visitors were actually very eager to ...

Chinese Artist Fu Wenjun and His Pioneering Photography Art Debut in UAE at World Art Dubai
With lasting exploration and creation on Digital Pictorial Photography, Museu Europeu d'Art Modern hosted Wenjun's first personal art exhibition in Spain in May 2017 after his solo show at National Art Museum of China (Beijing) in March 2017 ...

The Man Behind the Leiden Collection
This month an exhibition of the Leiden collection opened at the Pushkin Museum. The collection belongs to a couple of collectors from New York: Thomas Kaplan and his wife, Daphne. Thomas Kaplan is the chairman of a New York City-based investment firm ...

UK art imports slump as Brexit looms
China recorded the biggest uplift on this front, topping a total of £25.5m worth of pictures for the UK in 2016 with a figure of £115.9m in 2017, a rise of more than 350%. Meanwhile Russia's influence on the UK market has declined significantly, with ...

Auction Preview: The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction at McTear's ...
Auction Preview: The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction at McTear's ...

Atlantis Sanya Set to Fully Open April 28, 2018
Owned by Fosun International and managed by Kerzner International, Atlantis Sanya is China's premiere underwater world inspired entertainment resort destination located in Haitang Bay, Sanya, Hainan province. This RMB 11 billion ocean-themed ...

Too many fairs, not enough art
BRAFA, long famous for medieval art, has shifted towards contemporary art. Masterpiece emphasises a luxury shopping experience. Meanwhile TEFAF Maastricht, the market leader, had come to be accused of complacency, seemingly stuck in an opulent rut, its ...

Why China's artists are leaving Beijing for Shanghai
The sixth edition of Art Basel Hong Kong wrapped up late last month with a frenzy of sales reported among the 248 galleries represented, reaffirming the city's gravitational pull in an art world leaning ever closer to Asia. But if you want to get ...

Chinese art market is now second biggest in the world
While studying at New York University in 2014, young Chinese performance artist Li Shuang walked the streets of Manhattan with a placard that said: “Marry me for Chinese citizenship.” To her surprise, many men came up to her making remarks along the ...

Musical epic 'Prajna Shankha' to launch world tour
"Audiences will enjoy this musical event. It is definitely a visual and vocal spectacle, and will also touch the human soul. It is an audio-visual feast of contemporary art, pop culture, traditional culture and philosophy," he said. Li, a singer and ...

Auction Preview: Modern and Contemporary Art at Minerva Auctions ...
Auction Preview: Modern and Contemporary Art at Minerva Auctions ...

Will the Rockefeller Collection be the First Art Auction to Top $1 Billion?
After Peggy died at age 80, the children said their father tried to keep up with contemporary art trends, seeing shows in New York's gallery districts of SoHo and Chelsea, but he didn't buy much—an antique chair, a Vincent van Gogh drawing, a Chinese ...

Art Industry News: Why Max Hollein Is a Smart Financial Bet for the Met + More Must-Read Stories
The neuroscientist Julia Christensen argues that “high-level” pleasures like art and dance can be an antidote to other cravings. But many psychologists strongly disagree. (New York Times). VR Arrives in Massachusetts With a Bang – If you want to ...

Confrontation and Disruption in a New Exhibition by Chinese-American Artist Xiaoze Xie
Xie: When I was in China, art education was more focused on the technical and formal aspects. In the West, at least, in the contemporary art education in the U.S., the focus is placed on the conceptual basis of art-making. Why are you making this? What ...

New institution bridging the gap between art investment and a younger generation
The prestigious Art Basel, Hong Kong, one of the world's premier modern and contemporary art institutions, last week witnessed a private buyer shell out US$35 million for a Willem de Kooning piece at Lévy Gorvy before business closed on the exhibition ...

Atlantis Sanya Set To Fully Open April 28, 2018
Its core mission is threefold: to promote contemporary art, connect China with international cultural systems, and foster public engagement with, understanding of, and participation in global contemporary art. The architecture is designed by British ...

China's ancient town displays contemporary Italian art
CHANGSHA, April 12 (Xinhua) -- Over 140 pieces of contemporary art by 25 Italian artists are on show in Fenghuang, Hunan Province. The works were selected by the academies of fine arts in Florence, Milan and Rome. The ancient town is one of China's top ...

Of Art and Plunder: Why Black Curators Are Still Shut Out of the Art World—and Why It Matters
... the Ford Foundation responded to the Mellon Foundation's dismal survey results by launching a diversity initiative that includes fellowships for black curators and curators of color. One of the recipients, Christina* (because of how tight-knit and ...

Contemporary Art and Soft Power: Lessons From Southern China
This gave birth to notable museums such as the Long Museum (established by famous collector couple Wang Wei and Liu Yiqian), the West Bund Art Center, and the Yuz Museum (by Indonesian-Chinese billionaire and collector Budi Tek), which have welcomed ...

The Artists Who Brought Asian-Americans Into the Annals of Contemporary Art
He wears a gray Mao jacket with glinting buttons, the old uniform of the Communist Party of China. He is an ambassador or a poseur, a visitor out of time and place, his manner ruthlessly aloof, his impression of his surroundings comically unreadable ...

The FBI Has Cracked the 30-Year-Old Case of a Stolen Marc Chagall
Thirty years after it was stolen, an early Marc Chagall has been recovered by the FBI. The painting, titled Othello and Desdemona, belonged to retired jeweler and art collector Ernest “Pick” Heller and his wife Rose “Red” Heller, and was stolen from ...

Florida's Norton Museum Nabs a 'Transformative' Gift of More Than ...
Florida's Norton Museum Nabs a 'Transformative' Gift of More Than ...

Local to Global: Gallery Weekend Beijing 2018
To compare, last year's exhibitions focused on established and emerging Chinese artists, including Sui Jianguo at Pace Gallery (Trace, 9 March–1 April 2017), Tan Ping at Pifo Gallery (Decade: Abstract Art 10, 17 March–16 April 2017), and Ai Weiwei ...

Chicken Are Not Naked: Stefanie Schweiger captures impromptu moments of artists' lives
The collection of images, including subjects Li Binyuan, Tong Kunniao, Bian Yuan, Dong Dong, Gao Ping, Liu Donghong, Boer, Zhai Yongming, and Gao Yanjinzi, seeks to offer viewers a "nuanced perspective" on the Chinese contemporary art scene. In an ...

Art Movements
Art Movements is a weekly collection of news, developments, and stirrings in the art world. Subscribe to receive these posts as a weekly newsletter. The Berkshire Museum will sell 13 works at Sotheby's in an effort to raise $55 million following an ...

How interest for African contemporary art is growing
Still, these artists remain part of an emerging market niche, as the Quartz news website pointed out: "For all the excitement around African contemporary art," it wrote in March, "the continent still accounts for a fraction of the global art market ...

Blue-Chip Battle: How Two New Shows Illustrate Luxury Good Magnates' Divergent Approaches to Collecting
She expounded the Foundation's international vision (recent shows have been dedicated both to art from China and Africa), and their preference for showing “very contemporary art” in the context of modern works: “It's essential to remember that art ...

Norton Museum of Art to shut down in July, reopen February 2019
28, 2020): These rare, half-dozen paintings capture a 500-year-old scene: soldiers, children, immortal figures and acrobats in reverie during a Chinese Lantern Festival in Nanjing in the late 16th century. For more information on the upgrades, call 561 ...

Taiwan, Hong Kong artists criticize authoritarian regimes at MOCA video art exhibit
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A video art exhibition discussing epoch-making political events in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China over the course of two decades was opened at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei (MOCA), and will run until June 3. The ...

Hong Kong's wildest party: Photos, tour of LACMA Art Basel party ...
Hong Kong's wildest party: Photos, tour of LACMA Art Basel party ...

We partied at the exclusive, sexy Hong Kong party with the art world's elite on a 62000-square-foot floating ...
We partied at the exclusive, sexy Hong Kong party with the art world's elite on a 62000-square-foot floating ...

New Met director Max Hollein must resolve contemporary art conundrum
But Hollein, 48, who will be just the 10th director at the Met in 148 years, will have two first-order issues to confront. First: how much energy should the Met put into modern and contemporary art? And second: Can I work with this guy? “This guy” is ...



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