Emerging contemporary art markets for 2011 revealed at ArtInsight seminar

Want to know which art markets are set to emerge? The third ArtInsight market seminar for 2011 gathers professionals to discuss Russia, India, Brazil, Africa and others.

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3 young Malaysian contemporaries, 3 cultural interrogations

Valentine Willie Fine Art, located in Kuala Lumpur, presented “3 Young Contemporaries” in October and November this year. As the title suggests, the exhibition contained the work of three Malaysian contemporary artists: Chi Too, Minstrel Kuik and Poodien. It is part of the gallery’s annual exhibition programme that aims to provide a platform for young and emerging artists from the Southeast Asian region. Here we summarise comments made on the exhibition by curator and writer Eva McGovern.

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Trans Artists facilitates international art connection through residencies – artist resource

Trans Artists, an internationally accessible centre for artist-in-residence schemes, provides up-to-date, reliable information on where to find and how to apply for artists’ residency positions worldwide. Art Radar profiles this organisation, it’s features and two past projects.

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Artnews names top ten international art collectors, most Forbes-named billionaires

Artnews has compiled, in close consultation with art industry professionals, a list of the top ten international collectors. Not surprisingly, nine out of the ten are named on the Forbes billionaires list. Modern and contemporary art prove a popular choice.

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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

The Power 100: curators up and artists down on ArtReview's annual list

THE POWER STRUCTURES OF THE ART WORLD What a difference a year makes. Last month, ArtReview magazine released its annual list of the one hundred most powerful people in art (see list here). ArtReview’s introduction to the list outlines that … Continue reading

Contemporary art market in Asia now bigger than US for first time says Artprice

ASIAN ART MARKET For the first time ever, the total auction revenue from “contemporary art in Asia” is greater than the total of the United States artprice reports. The statistics are collected from a 12-month period spanning from July 2008 … Continue reading

New auction houses with new strategies open in Singapore art market

ASIAN ART MARKET TRENDS Usually, to be a part of the bubbling Asian art market scene, buyers need to associate themselves with industry leaders Christie’s and Sotheby’s for lack of other options. In South East Asia, however, there’s a new … Continue reading