Southeast Asian gallerist Valentine Willie retires from commercial art world


In a surprise move, renowned dealer Valentine Willie announced in September 2012 that he will close down at least three of his four gallery spaces in Southeast Asia next year.

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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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Kiran Nadar Museum of Art: Education priority for India’s first private institution


The Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA), which opened in 2010, is India’s first philanthropic, profit-free contemporary and modern art museum.

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Museums in the age of the mega-collector: Can public institutions compete? – WSJ Blogs


In January 2012, The Wall Street Journal interviewed Siu Li Tan, an assistant director and curator for the Singapore Art Museum (SAM).

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New private contemporary art museum for Dubai


The Salsali Private Museum, home to the private collection of art patron Ramin Salsali, opened its doors to the public and collectors on 13 November 2011 in Al Quoz, Dubai.

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Provocative agenda at huge Australian collector-owned museum


Art Radar follows art blogger Deirdre Carmichael to the provocative Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), located in Hobart, Tasmania to see what all the hype is all about.

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A different way to show art: art at home, art for guests – AHAlife


Collector Charles Riva and others open their homes to art lovers. In Asia, art collectors open local museums or display their collections online.

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Is Hong Kong a cultural desert? How can you become a better collector? Answers revealed at Asia Art Forum


ART PROFESSIONALS HONG KONG ART INDONESIAN ART ART COLLECTING Guest writer Bonnie E. Engel, a Hong Kong freelance journalist, presents Art Radar Asia readers with her perspective on the talks of two speakers at the this year’s Asia Art Forum, held … Continue reading