Ashen faces, groans as Chinese art bombs – Sotheby’s Autumn 2012 Contemporary Asian Art auction


Despite a good percent of sold lots, Sotheby’s Autumn 2012 Contemporary Asian Art auction was severely disappointing in terms of value.

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Delhi’s artist-led United Art Fair opposes ‘monopolised aesthetic’


The artist-centred United Art Fair, which aims to move away from the “monopolisation of aesthetics” by mainstream art, will feature 520 emerging and established Indian artists selected from 1,850 entries.

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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: Fresh contemporary art makes for meaningful Indonesian fair


Organisers of the 2012 edition of Art Jog hope to stand out on the now-crowded Asian art fair calendar with their focus on emerging practitioners and an artist-centred exhibition format.

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Who will reign over .art domain? E-flux wants crown


In 2011, the ICANN announced over five hundred new top-level domain names. Ten organisations, including E-flux, are vying for control over the coveted .art domain.

 

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Changing global retail landscape: Can Hong Kong art galleries adapt? Part II


In part two of an essay for Taiwan-based art magazine ArtcoArt Radar founder Kate Cary Evans discusses the tectonic shifts in the Hong Kong art scene over the past decade and what they mean for the future.

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Foreign-owned Beijing 798 gallery expands into creative entrepreneur incubator – WSJ Scene Asia


David Ben Kay’s Yuanfen Flow started out as a house, became a new media art gallery and is now a creative business incubator. Read on to find out more about this unique Beijing space.

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Sotheby’s runs one-week art business course in Hong Kong – resource alert


In April 2012, Sotheby’s Institute of Art is bringing a one-week “Business Management in the Art World” course to Hong Kong art professionals.

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