Shanghai: A September of art fairs

Shanghai hosts four art fairs in four weeks in September 2014.

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Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 now a key fixture on the global art calendar – Fair round up

Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 closed on 18 May 2014 with USD1 billion worth of art on sale and over 65,000 visitors confirming its place on the global art calendar.

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

In an essay for Taiwan-based art magazine ArtcoArt Radar founder Kate Cary Evans discusses the tectonic shifts that have emerged in the Hong Kong art scene over the past decade.

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India’s largest steel sculpture: Kiran Nadar unveils new Subodh Gupta acquisition

The Kiran Nadar Museum of Art recently unveiled blue-chip Indian artist Subodh Gupta’s Line of Control. The colossal sculpture displays a mushroom cloud made of pieces of steel kitchenware.

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India Art Fair Founder Neha Kirpal sees galleries “upping the game” – ArtTactic podcast

Neha Kirpal sat down with ArtTactic to talk about this year’s India Art Fair, the growing international presence in Indian arts and the importance of quality in the contemporary art market.

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Contemporary galleries face intense competition, must re-think game plan

As pointed out in a recent The Art Newspaper article, competition has never been fiercer for international contemporary galleries so today the top ones are focussing on building their global brand. As demand for contemporary artwork grows, the size and number of contemporary art galleries that sell it increases.

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Art industry elite meet at inaugural Abu Dhabi Art fair

ART FAIRS The inaugural Abu Dhabi Art fair opened to much fanfare on November 19th. The government-run Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC) organized the fair, along with the area’s new cultural district on Saadiyat Island. In attendance at the … Continue reading

A common man uncommonly direct – Indian contemporary sculptor Subodh Gupta in conversation in Hong Kong

CONVERSATION SUBODH GUPTA INDIAN CONTEMPORARY ART New Delhi-based contemporary artist Subodh Gupta is not backward in coming forward with his views. Smiling firmly, he chose not to respond to introductory remarks made by moderator William Pym, Managing Editor of Art … Continue reading