Curated private selling exhibitions at auction houses sweep the art world


Art Radar investigates the growing trend of private sales through curated exhibitions at major auction houses and what it means for art galleries and dealers.

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Art in a suitcase: Is miniature art becoming a new trend?


Miniature art is enjoying a renaissance with internationally acclaimed artists such as Imran Qureshi, Aisha Khalid, Shanzia Sikander and Rashid Rana. Art Radar asks “Is miniature art becoming a new trend?”

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Contemporary Art in the Middle East – a first book survey


Between its well-designed covers, Contemporary Art in the Middle East presents a comprehensive survey of West Asian art and artists. Art Radar reviews.

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Hong Kong gets first major Australian art survey


“WATTLE: Contemporary Australian Art”, the first show of it’s kind to hit Hong Kong, exhibits 45 artists and is a comprehensive overview of the county’s art production.

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Rising confidence in Indian art as market recovers


INDIAN ART MARKET CONFIDENCE A recent article published on livemint.com by the Wall Street Journal reported a rising trend of speculators’ confidence in the Indian art market, possibly as a result of a rebound in valuations of Indian artworks. The … Continue reading

Young Taiwanese unable to name leading local artists, survey reports


TAIWANESE ARTS SURVEY RESULTS As reported in a recent article by Radio Taiwan International, a survey conducted by the King Car Education Foundation has revealed that a large majority of Taiwanese high school and university students are unable to name … Continue reading

Iran Inside Out review round up – 56 artist survey show in New York described as mesmerising, a privilege


IRANIAN ART SURVEY 56 contemporary Iranian artists are presented in the attention-grabbing and timely Iran Inside Out exhibition at Chelsea Art Museum in New York (June 26 – Sep 5 2009). Surprisingly – or perhpas not – only 35 artists in the show reside inside Iran … Continue reading

Wu Guanzhong retrospective Singapore Art Museum – New York Times review


CHINESE ART SINGAPORE Some of the best arts writing on the web is produced by the New York Times. Coverage of art in Asia is rare unfortunately which makes this review of the celebrated and influential 90 year-old Wu Guanzhong’s … Continue reading