“Social Media is Killing Art” debate at Art Basel in Hong Kong 2017 – summary


The “Social Media is Killing Art” debate brought together four art experts to discuss the pros and cons of social media.

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“Fair-tigued”: Are there too many art fairs?


Art Radar investigates the burgeoning fair industry, its effects on the art world and the diverse perspectives of dealers, collectors, artists, critics and the slew of players in the global art scene.

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ART HK 12: What to do outside of the fair? Essential extra event list


ART HK 12 kicks off this Thursday, 17 May 2012, and will run through Sunday. Art Radar has rounded up some of the best concurrent art events happening around the city.

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Brain scans reveal the power of art – The Telegraph


As reported in The Telegraph in May 2011, some works of art have now been scientifically proven to provoke intense feelings of pleasure in human test subjects.

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ART HK 11 Hong Kong art fair: IQ2 debater Simon de Pury on beautiful art – interview


Art Radar catches up with iconic auctioneer Simon de Pury, in Hong Kong to participate in the latest IQ2 debate, the motion of which is “Art Must Be Beautiful”.

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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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