Abu Dhabi Art 2012 a royal affair – media round up


Many galleries at Abu Dhabi Art 2012 reported sales, with the media noting a strong presence from the royal family and a well-organised fair with high-quality artwork.

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Art Stage Singapore to compete with its customers?


In an effort to promote lesser known artists, Art Stage Singapore 2013 will feature a dedicated space for Indonesian artists, two thirds of whom will be represented by Art Stage itself.

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Alserkal Avenue’s 2012 art season to open amid expansion plans


Alserkal Avenue, an organically-grown, self-sustaining arts district in Dubai, is celebrating the opening of its annual art season on 10 September 2012.

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Gallery-less art fairs: Asia’s next big art marketing format?


In Asia, artist-led fairs and gallery-less exhibition formats might fill a grassroots niche for young artists. Do they increase creative freedom or weaken institutional support?

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“Boutique” Abu Dhabi art fair welcomes 6 new Asian galleries


Abu Dhabi Art recently announced the participating galleries for its fourth edition, set to run from 7 to 10 November 2012. This year, six new galleries from Asia have been added to the exhibitor list.

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Art Jog ’12 opening weekend sales: Indonesian contemporary painting dominates


The 2012 edition of Art Jog saw healthy sales on its opening weekend, with buyers favouring contemporary Indonesian paintings. Art Jog ’12 officially opened on 14 July 2012. Initial sales indicate a healthy interest in contemporary Indonesian painting. While it is … Continue reading