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Topic Archives: Acquisitions
Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum acquires world class collection of Chinese art
Posted on Friday, December 20th, 2013
The Khoan and Michael Sullivan Collection of Modern Chinese Art, considered one of the most significant private collections of its kind, was bequeathed to the University of Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology in December 2013.
Weekly Jobs and Opportunities | Gallerist at Nanhai Art, Stephen Procter Fellowship for Glass Artists
Posted on Sunday, July 7th, 2013
Looking for new career options in the arts? Art Radar Opportunities is a convenient archive of openings in the visual art world. Every week we add new positions suitable for a variety of backgrounds and levels of experience. Whether you’re an artist or an aspiring … Continue reading
Major museum acquisitions for Malaysian contemporary artists Chong Kim Chiew, Yee I-Lann
Posted on Wednesday, July 18th, 2012
In the first half of 2012, the Singapore Art Museum and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanawaza acquired works by two Malaysian artists: Chong Kim Chiew and Yee I-Lann.
India’s largest steel sculpture: Kiran Nadar unveils new Subodh Gupta acquisition
Posted on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
The Kiran Nadar Museum of Art recently unveiled blue-chip Indian artist Subodh Gupta’s Line of Control. The colossal sculpture displays a mushroom cloud made of pieces of steel kitchenware.
MoMA collects numerous drawings by Hajra Waheed
Posted on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
Pieces from rising artist Hajra Waheed’s “Antranik Anouchian Passport Portrait Drawing series” were recently acquired by the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Qatar Cézanne purchase points to building of art “museum empire”?
Posted on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
The royal family of Qatar recently purchased Cézanne’s The Card Players for more than USD250 million, the most expensive art acquisition in history.
Large art is back, reports The Art Newspaper
Posted on Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
According to The Art Newspaper, Large art is making a comeback. The resurgence of massive art comes on the crest of an increase in the number of gigantic gallery and museum spaces.