Palais de Tokyo expands: More room for international contemporary art


Eleven Asian artists have been included in the inaugural edition of La Triennale, which was launched at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris on 20 April 2012.

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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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First time for Afghanistani, Kyrgyz and Iraqi artists in Sovereign Asian Art Prize finalist line-up


Thirty finalists have been chosen from over four hundred nominees from all over Asia Pacific for the 2010 Sovereign Asian Art Prize. For the first time ever the list includes works from Afghanistan, Kyrgyztan and Iraq. In another first, the Sovereign Art Foundation will hold a major fundraising event in Singapore, selecting twenty of the best works by Singaporean artists to be sold at a special auction dinner. Art Radar lists five of the finalists.

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Saatchi back with new gallery, school programme, China show, – Reuters, BBC


COLLECTOR SHOW CHINESE ART Influential British art collector Charles Saatchi is back after three years out of the limelight, opening a major new gallery in central London showcasing some of China’s hottest artists reports Reuters. The man who introduced the … Continue reading

Iranian artists dominate Saatchi’s upcoming Middle Eastern exhibition


ACQUISITIONS MIDDLE EASTERN ART As financial markets roil, art collectors seeking a safe haven eye up opportunities in the Middle East. If anything, some players expect an even stronger market in the Middle East than in China, because so many of the art … Continue reading