Manipulators, conmen, dictators: Sarah Thornton spurns art market reporting


In a strong indictment in TAR magazine,  famed art writer Sarah Thornton lists ten reasons why the market is corrupt and ultimately has a negative impact on the art world at large.

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13 Asia-based art collectors crack 2012 ARTnews global top 200


A comparatively low number of Asia-based collectors in the 2012 ARTnews top 200 list may indicate that the Asian region still has a lot of potential for art market growth.

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Professional “art bubble”: Who is in it and what do they do?


In an article for the New Zealand Herald on the re-launch of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Janet McAllister comments on the dubious relationship between art and money.

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Kiran Nadar Museum of Art: Education priority for India’s first private institution


The Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA), which opened in 2010, is India’s first philanthropic, profit-free contemporary and modern art museum.

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


In this final installment of our ‘trends in contemporary art’ series, we look at how collectors are adapting to the era of information technology and increased interconnection.

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A different way to show art: art at home, art for guests – AHAlife


Collector Charles Riva and others open their homes to art lovers. In Asia, art collectors open local museums or display their collections online.

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Financial Times discerns new collector type from BRIC, Middle East


Top auction houses Sotheby’s and Christie’s are putting together special sales in an effort to grab the attention of collectors from emerging markets, the Financial Times reports.

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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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