Art, Food and the City: ‘The Unappropriated Recipes’, Para Site’s Kickstarter Campaign


Hong Kong’s Para Site art space launches Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for The Unappropriated Recipes, a book championing the connection between art, food and the city.

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Market force or critic’s voice? Art Basel Hong Kong 2013 Salon – video


Georgina Adam from the Financial Times, Hong Kong-based art adviser Jehan Chu and Hammad Nasar from Asia Art Archive discuss how the value of contemporary art is determined: the critic or the market, at Art Basel Hong Kong 2013’s first Salon talk.

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Disavowing globalisation: Singaporean art critic and curator Weng Choy Lee in conversation – podcast


What does literature or the idea of friendship have to do with globalisation? We bring you a summary of Singaporean art critic and curator Weng Choy Lee’s ART on AIR talk.

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Important ArtInsight conference on Middle Eastern art market in London – event alert


MIDDLE EAST CONTEMPORARY ART LONDON CONFERENCES ArtInsight, the events partner of leading art market research firm, ArtTactic, has organised what we think looks to be a very important conference for early October in London. State of the Art – Middle East … Continue reading

Rubin Museum breaks tradition to show the first Tibetan art show in New York – New York Times


TIBETAN CONTEMPORARY ART NEW YORK MUSEUM SHOWS Until October 18, Rubin Museum, usually New York’s home for traditional art of the Himalayas, will run the first Tibetan contemporary art show in the city. Titled “Tradition Transformed: Tibetan Artists Respond“, this … Continue reading

Writer Steven Pettifor talks about the old and the new in Thai contemporary art – Art Radar interview


THAI ART BOOK WRITER INTERVIEW Thailand has long had a small but very vibrant contemporary art scene. Compared with its recently-flourishing neighbours, however, contemporary Thai art hasn’t been getting much attention. Little has been written about it. Back in 2003, … Continue reading

3 young Chinese artists awarded prizes at inaugural Caochangdi PhotoSpring


PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL BEIJING AWARDS As part of the launch of the first annual Caochangdi PhotoSpring festival, held in Beijing, China, from 17 April to 30 June this year, three young Chinese artists were awarded a prize for their outstanding work in … Continue reading

Asia Art Forum 2010 meets growing demand for art collector education in China – Jing Daily


CHINESE ART COLLECTING Jing Daily, an online news source covering “the business of culture” in China, spots a new trend: burgeoning demand for collector education. According to Jing Daily, Along with the growing interest in buying and collecting art in … Continue reading