Computer curators: Artificial intelligence learns art history


Two computer scientists at Lawrence Technological University recently published the results of an experimental computer programme that can classify paintings according to their historical period or movement.

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Google+ Hangout: Changing the way we talk about art? Resource alert


Forbes is currently running a series of interviews entitled “G+: The Artists’ Hangout” that explores how artists are using the video chat platform G+ Hangouts.

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Ocula connects Australasia with online art auction platform, gallery portal


Following the success of Saffronart and Artnet, Ocula is a new member in the online art sales club. Does Ocula’s practice shed some light on auctions of the future?

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Foreign-owned Beijing 798 gallery expands into creative entrepreneur incubator – WSJ Scene Asia


David Ben Kay’s Yuanfen Flow started out as a house, became a new media art gallery and is now a creative business incubator. Read on to find out more about this unique Beijing space.

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Google Art Project “goes global”: treasure trove of Asian contemporary art


In addition to improved clarity and new capabilities, Google has also added eleven Asian museums that prominently feature contemporary art to Google Art Project.

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What is ahead for contemporary Asian art, 2012 and beyond? Part IV


In this final installment of our ‘trends in contemporary art’ series, we look at how collectors are adapting to the era of information technology and increased interconnection.

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Rich swap stocks for art: Investment, passion or a bit of both?


A recent Deloitte and ArtTactic study concludes that the wealthy are allocating more funds into art, driving up art prices to record levels. What is driving this trend and is it sustainable, or even true?

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Hyperallergic blogger explores contemporary Philippine art with new series


While on a month’s residency at the Green Papaya Arts project, An Xiao is writing a new series on Hyperallergic based on the ‘contemporary art and technology scene’ in the Philippines.

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