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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Blogger to produce ultimate Middle East art guide – resource alert

Middle Eastern art blogger Taymour Grahne is launching a series comprehensive art guides to various cities around West Asia in an effort to generate art tourism for the region.

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Manipulators, conmen, dictators: Sarah Thornton spurns art market reporting

In a strong indictment in TAR magazine,  famed art writer Sarah Thornton lists ten reasons why the market is corrupt and ultimately has a negative impact on the art world at large.

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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

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

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