Chinese collectors no longer follow cues from West, says Wall Street Journal


A report published in The Wall Street Journal in October 2011 identifies new trends set by Chinese collectors and reveals how the auction market is responding to new demand.

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Asian pavilions at the 54th Venice Biennale – first critic response


ART HK 11 is over and as art world attention moves back to Europe, we take a look at what pavilions from the Asian region are offering viewers at the 54th Venice Biennale.

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International contemporary ink artists show with Chinese in Shenzhen


The traditional art of Chinese ink painting has so far received little attention in the international art market. This state of affairs may finally be changing.

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Culture writer attests to growing popularity of Indian artists in France


In an article published on DNA (Daily News and Analysis) in early November, culture writer Madhu Jain argues that France is trying to revive its status in the world of art. High-quality exhibitions like the recent one by Takashi Murakami in the Chateau De Versailles and Claude Monet shown at the Grand Palais are pulling crowds of visitors. Parallel to this trend, there is a growing fascination with Indian artists in the European art scene.

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First ever Moroccan art fair to launch in October


MARRAKECH MOROCCO ART FAIRS ARAB ART In October this year, the tourist hotspot Marrakech, Morocco, will host the country’s first modern and contemporary art fair. The fair points towards a growing trend of interest and investment in art in the Middle … Continue reading

Rashid Rana show proof of Musée Guimet new contemporary acquisition policy – interview with curators


INTERVIEW ASIAN ART MUSEUM CONTEMPORARY ART PAKISTANI ARTISTS Revolutions come far and few in between in the museum world. This season promises to be different. The Musée Guimet, France’s leading ancient Asian art museum, has opened its doors to contemporary Asian … Continue reading