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March 31, 2019

“....the latest development involves establishing an endowment between Lacma and Tek’s Yuz Museum in Shanghai. ...Govan tells The Art Newspaper that ‘we’re laying out a roadmap during our meeting in Hong Kong. This is a complex step-by-step process, which will involve putting the collec...

March 30, 2019

As I depart from Hong Kong and reflect on what I have seen and experienced in the week, I come across this fascinating article on how Hong Kong’s real art scene is not to be found at the annual art circus. ⁣👍👍👍 This is a good closure.

“‘People think that Art Basel is art and we were...

March 24, 2019

For those who are curious about the art scene in Thailand, this is a very good summary of recent exhibitions, art spaces and independent projects.

“IN THAILAND, EVERY FIVE YEARS, JUST LIKE GERMANY HAS DOCUMENTA, WE HAVE A MILITARY COUP D’ETAT".

The story can be read from here.

Very timely article....this is a good summary of common practices.

“Some of these rapidly proliferating events, which have popped up everywhere from Honolulu to Oslo over the past 30 years, pay artists nothing to participate. Many [artists] offer a fee of just $1,000 or $2,000; the highe...

March 20, 2019

 O.M.G !!! 🙀🙀🙀⁣⁣

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Nomura has just upped the stakes....$1 million Art Prize, anyone ? 🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♀️ Results out in October...... ⁣

“The Nomura Art Award, which will recognize “an artist who has created a body of work of major cultural significance......The new aw...

March 18, 2019

First there was CONDO (pop up gallery-share model), then there’s NADA (New Art Dealers Alliance) Open Gallery (guided circuit visits to galleries) added as a combination. Do these signal the death of art fairs? (I love the food court example. We in Asia should understand this well...)

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March 15, 2019

The review of the latest TEFAF report on the Chinese art market paints a bleak picture.

“In 2011, turnover hit a record $5.1 billion for fine art and antiques in mainland Chinese auction..much of that activity was froth courtesy of pure speculators, most of whom have exited the art marke...

March 11, 2019

Artist List @Venice Biennale 2019

“...the exhibition will propose and pivot around new ways to live and think amid the world’s current socio-political conditions..... Rugoff explained that the show ‘aspires to the ideal that what is most important about an exhibition is not what it puts...

March 7, 2019

“ ‘That’s where the model works, it preys on people by speaking to them in a vocabulary they understand and offering to be a trusted guide through this very opaque market, so buyers probably let their guard down,’ says Edie Hu, art advisory specialist at Citi Private Bank in Hong Kong....

March 2, 2019

Researchers have recreated the voice of Rembrandt using his self portraits. The project released several videos in which Rembrandt teaches you to paint in 17th century Dutch 😝.

“By recreating his voice, we’re enabling the master to teach again – 350 years after his last lesson.....

March 1, 2019

I received a wonderful gift in the mail today : The second edition of Technical Art History - A Handbook of Scientific Techniques for the Examination of Works of Art, published by The Authentication in Art Foundation . This non-profit foundation invited one of my films, The 24-Hour Art...

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