Four tips for Hong Kong’s May 2013 art fair visitors from Kate Cary Evans.
The inaugural Art Basel Hong Kong is just days away, and you may be wondering how to make the most of the four short days that you have been given to tackle the biggest art fair in Asia. Well, wonder no more! In a video interview with Wall Street Journal, Art Radar founder Kate Cary Evans reveals four useful tips.
Kate Cary Evan’s top tips for art fair visitors,
- “At art fairs, you get to meet dealers in person. When you go to galleries, you are more likely to be greeted by interns.”
- “Go on a weekday, not a weekend…” and “go to panels and talks”.
- “Reserve a work at the beginning and then negotiate before the end of the fair.”
- “Enjoy yourself.”
Click here to read the full article, titled “Art Basel Hong Kong: What to Know Before You Go”, on the Wall Street Journal website (subscriber access only).
Kate Cary Evans also spoke with correspondent Wei Gu about Chinese contemporary art, and why now is a good time to collect it, in a video interview published online by the newspaper on 16 May 2013. Watch the interview on the WSJ website.
- China sales slump, USA back on top in global art market – March 2013 – an end to the two year growth spurt that took China to the top
- ART HK becomes Art Basel Hong Kong but retains Asia focus – January 2013 – line up and outlook for the 2013 edition of the fair
- 13 Asia-based art collectors crack 2012 ARTnews global top 200 – July 2012 – An indicator that the Asian region still has a lot of potential for art market growth?
- Rich swap stocks for art: Investment, passion or a bit of both? – February 2012 – What is driving this trend and is it sustainable, or even true?
- Western art advisors turn to Asian new media art for their corporate clients – International Herald Tribune – September 2008 – demand for contemporary Chinese art “will not cool”, but the trend will “change a bit”
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