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

New Taiwanese book focusses on personal connection with art


ART HISTORY BOOKS PUBLIC ART PERSONAL CONNECTION TAIWAN SCHOLARS A Taiwanese scholar has published a book focussing on the stories behind the creation of fifteen of the island’s public art installations. As reported in The China Post and on the … Continue reading

Gao Minglu’s maximalist exhibition blurs boundaries between traditional and contemporary Chinese art


CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ART CHINESE AVANT-GARDE Contrasts Gallery Shanghai was the host of the recent exhibition “Mind Space: Maximalism in Contrasts” curated by distinguished art scholar and curator Gao Minglu. While visually the works in the exhibition referenced Western modern or … Continue reading

Top 6 research sources for contemporary Chinese art by Asian art history major


TOP BLOGS, BOOKS, NEWSPAPER SOURCES FOR CHINESE ART What do you read? What information are you looking for? Where do you find it? These are the questions on our lips every day when we talk with art world movers. We … Continue reading

Curator Rosa Maria Falvo on emerging Central Asian art scene- interview


CENTRAL ASIAN ART CURATOR Every industry has its gatekeepers, and the art world is no exception. In the complex world of identifying and valuing cultural and artistic significance, it is the curator who filters through the ‘noise’ to uncover the … Continue reading

Can you help find video artist Rauf Khalilov from Azerbaijan?


AZERBAIJAN VIDEO ART Today we received an email from one of our readers Luca Quattrocchi, a professor at the University of Siena in Italy asking us to help him locate Rauf Khalilov, a video artist from Azerbaijan who exhibited in the Venice … Continue reading

Vietnamese performance art – new research underway


VIETNAMESE PERFORMANCE ART   Performance art is regarded as one of the more esoteric branches of contemporary art and Vietnamese art is decidedly off the beaten track. But perhaps that is why Nora A. Taylor, a familiar name in Vietnamese art … Continue reading