Uli Sigg donates “most comprehensive” Chinese contemporary art collection to M+

Uli Sigg has donated his large collection of contemporary Chinese art to the M+ Museum in Hong Kong. The collection documents Chinese contemporary art from the 1970s onward.

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How to preserve art ephemera – resource alert

Art ephemera can be valuable as research material and as collectibles in their own right. We link to a short article that offers some tips on how to preserve these essential objects.

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The future of museums – short thought

In this “short thought” Kate Cary Evans explores the future of museums, asking them to focus on excellence in scholarship rather than on getting people through their doors.

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VIP Art Fair announces gallery and artist line-up: We list Asian participants

The week-long VIP Art Fair is soon to debut its entirely online event and has released a list of participating galleries and artist highlights. Opening on Saturday 22 January, this unusual fair is free to browse through but offers special features to VIP ticket holders. We list the attending galleries and artist/artwork highlights as well as give readers an idea of what to expect if they participate.

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Middle East art scene today is like London in nineties – Judith Greer – international art collector

ART COLLECTING MIDDLE EAST ART Now based in London, well-known US collector Judith Greer spent thirteen years in Japan where she discovered the work Yayoi Kusama well before the artist became well known. Greer, originally from Seattle, Washington told The Observer in 2006 … Continue reading

Corporate art collecting in decline since the eighties – Wall Street Journal

CORPORATE COLLECTORS TREND Corporations in distress sell art collections Another bankrupt corporation, another corporate art collection on the block. Actually, no one quite knows what Lehman Brothers, the financial services firm that filed for bankruptcy protection on Sept. 15, will … Continue reading