Have fairs and biennials fallen out of step? The Art Newspaper


The Art Newspaper notes an unusual trend in the contemporary art world. Young artists from established countries like America are receiving less and less attention at biennials.

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How confident is the art market? Depends on price range


Art market analysts ArtTactic have released a report stating that while overall confidence in the global art market has dropped, the outlook for high-priced works stays positive.

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Get clued-up on Taiwanese art: Art Island profiles 200+ artists


Interested in Taiwanese art but struggle to find information? Art Island is a new publication that holds 200+ artist biographies.

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Fine art funds trends today – ArtInsight panel talk summary


ArtInsight’s second global art market seminar for 2011 discusses what makes for a successful art fund and whether art can be an asset class.

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3 ArtInsight seminars on global art market to start January 2011 – event alert


More contemporary art education opportunities in London. ArtInsight and London Business School Art Connection have put together a series of evening seminars and receptions focussed on understanding and analysing key developments in the global art market. We talk about the content and dates of the three seminars.

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Most groundbreaking contemporary art from East? Three top art experts say no


Last week Art Radar outlined in an article the arguments presented for the motion by three of the speakers involved in “The Most Groundbreaking Contemporary Art is from the East” debate. This week we outline the arguments against the motion as presented by art professionals Sarah Kent, Kenny Schachterand Richard Wentworth.

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Global recognition for Korean contemporary art? Not quite


According to an article published in The Korea Times at the end of October this year, Korean contemporary art began to make its presence felt on the global art market in 1995. This was the year that the official Korean Pavilion appeared at Venice Biennale and the Gwangju Biennale debuted. The article states that since this time Korean art has been quietly rising through increasing promotion at international art fairs and major art exchanges with Western countries.

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Christie’s matches Sotheby’s in Hong Kong autumn auction success – coverage round-up


“The Perfect Storm” is what Christie’s International CEO Steven Murphy called the company’s Hong Kong Autumn 2010 auctions that ended on 2 December. The auctions resulted in a total of USD414 million in revenue from art and collectables sales which is a 95 percent increase from last year. To follow on from our report on Sotheby’s record-breaking October auction results, we round-up what’s being said in the media about the Christie’s event.

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