Painting a life: Lebanese artist Annie Kurkdjian – ARTINFO video


In a recent video interview with ARTINFO, Beirut-based artist Annie Kurkdjian talks about war, anger, ‘artist’s block’ and how she became the architect of her own life through painting.

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Amazon puts the squeeze on Asia? Online sales giant eyes fine art market


Online retail giant Amazon plans to launch its first virtual art sales platform, hosting more than 1,000 artworks from over 125 galleries worldwide.

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ARTINFO launches India website, third in Asia expansion


Cultural media group Louise Blouin Media (LBM) announced on 30 October 2012 that they will launch Blouin ARTINFO India, a new ARTINFO site dedicated to Indian art and culture.

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Whimsy or dark psychosis? Tate Modern Yayoi Kusama retrospective – review round up


The Tate Modern in London recently wrapped up a massive retrospective of works from Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. The exhibition covered all of Kusama’s major stylistic periods.

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Xu Bing on life, art, China and New York: ARTINFO studio interview – video


Art Radar links to a video interview by ARTINFO with contemporary Chinese artist Xu Bing, known for his unique approach to Chinese characters, calligraphy and printmaking.

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Art Dubai: strong sales shine through fog of political tension


The sixth edition of Art Dubai recently wrapped up, running from 21 to 24 March 2012. The fair reportedly logged high sales, despite political tension in the region fuelled by the Arab Spring.

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VIP 2.0: Online art marketing channel in the making?


VIP Art Fair returns in 2012 for its second installment. Although many galleries failed to sell works, participants applauded the tweaks to the website interface and the fair’s publicity potential.

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