Art Stage Singapore to compete with its customers?


In an effort to promote lesser known artists, Art Stage Singapore 2013 will feature a dedicated space for Indonesian artists, two thirds of whom will be represented by Art Stage itself.

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Indonesian contemporary art in Italy: Primo Marella maps emerging Asian art regions


The last half of a two part series on Indonesian art in Italy. We talk to Primo Marella, owner and director of the Milan-based Primo Marella Gallery about mapping Asia for European audiences.

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5 Indonesian painters in Hong Kong group show – picture feast


Work by five Indonesian painters was on show at Hong Kong gallery iPRECIATION. The selection included work by artists like Alfi Jumaldi and Budi Ubrux.

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Asian Art Biennial 2011: 40 artists from New Zealand to Kazakhstan – event alert


Forty Asian artists are participating in the 2011 Asian Art Biennial. Curator Iris Shu-Ping Huang has asked each to reflect upon today’s “M-shaped” Asian society.

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Art Radar 18 most-searched contemporary Asian artists to June 2011


Goodbye Takashi Murakami. Hello Tsang Kin-Wah. Art Radar‘s list of the top twenty most-searched Asian contemporary artists to June 2011 holds some surprises.

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19 Indonesian contemporary artists in first Australian commercial showcase – Art Radar interviews MiFA


MiFA’s “Closing the Gap” is Australia’s first commercial survey of contemporary Indonesian art but educating collectors and the public is just as important as sales.

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Which Asian contemporary artists made Artprice auction revenue top 500?


Art Radar Asia has put together a list of this year’s biggest-selling Asian artists, compiled from the Artprice Annual Report (2009/2010). Out of the 500 international contemporary artists named by Artprice, 238 come from Asia. With artists like Yifei Chen (China), Anish Kapoor (India) and Takashi Murakami (Japan) topping the list, the results of this report are a testament to the continued growth of the Asian art market.

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Indonesian ethnicity on display in national gallery show


“Ethnicity Now”, held at the Indonesian National Gallery in December this year, was expected to be a “small step towards cultivating … pride in an Indonesian art that is rooted in local culture and tradition.” It has, however, been followed by mixed reviews. Some say the Indonesian-made artwork in the exhibition failed to reflect or emphasis the show’s title. Others were impressed by the brilliance, uniqueness and diversity of the display.

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