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

The past decade has seen galleries expand, both in their reach and roles. Just how are they responding to the challenges of a globalised world? We explore in the second post in our 2012 and beyond art trend series.

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Contemporary collecting: Rise of the art adviser – Financial Times

The Financial Times investigates the profession of art advisory, a field which is experiencing rapid growth in today’s competitive art market.

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Take credit card payments by iPhone: Useful at art fairs?

A new gadget by Square allows users to read credit cards off their Apple or Android cell-phones, allowing small business owners to save money. But will it work for art fairs?

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ART HK 11 top topics media round-up: Ai Weiwei, Gao Weigang, ASIA ONE and gallery sales

Art Radar collects what journalists, critics, bloggers and Tweeters had to say on the top trends of ART HK 11: Ai Weiwei, Gao Weigang, ASIA ONE and gallery sales.

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Young Japanese curators bankrolled by Takashi Murakami – Japan Times

Report by The Japan Times on cutting-edge exhibitions organised by Japanese curator group 0000 that drew attention (and funds) from Takashi Murakami.

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Contemporary galleries face intense competition, must re-think game plan

As pointed out in a recent The Art Newspaper article, competition has never been fiercer for international contemporary galleries so today the top ones are focussing on building their global brand. As demand for contemporary artwork grows, the size and number of contemporary art galleries that sell it increases.

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Artnet chooses Hong Kong as debut venue for new venture – Art Radar scoop interview

ART PRICE DATABASE DEALER NEWS Artnet group, the leading art price database and online art auction company has chosen the year 2010 to branch out into a brand new venture: art dealing. And it chose a surprising venue for its … Continue reading

Curator Tobias Berger talks about Korean contemporary art scene in 4 questions

SOUTH KOREA CONTEMPORARY ART INTERVIEW CURATOR Art Radar recently spoke with German-born curator Tobias Berger, who currently holds the position of Chief Curator at the Nam June Paik Art Center, about the Center’s exhibition “The Penguin that goes to the Mountain”. During … Continue reading