Gallery-less art fairs: Asia’s next big art marketing format?


In Asia, artist-led fairs and gallery-less exhibition formats might fill a grassroots niche for young artists. Do they increase creative freedom or weaken institutional support?

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Realist painter Liu Xiaodong now represented by Lisson Gallery


In June 2012, Lisson Gallery announced that they will represent Chinese neo-realist painter Liu Xiaodong. Liu joins Ai Weiwei, who has been represented by the gallery since 2010.

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Chinese affordable art fair AAC to launch Hong Kong edition


Chinese art company Affordable Art China Ltd (AAC) will launch an art fair in Hong Kong in 2013. The event will focus on emerging artists and sell contemporary art works at “accessible prices”.

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Art Fair Tokyo expands venue in 2012


Art Fair Tokyo has announced that it will be expanding its venue in 2012, using all of the available space in the Tokyo International Forum Exhibition Hall.

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Singapore Tyler Print Institute first Southeast Asian gallery to attend The Armory Show


In 2012, the Singapore Tyler Print Institute will participate in The Armory Show in New York City. STPI is the first Southeast Asian gallery ever to attend Armory.

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ART HK repositions ASIA ONE section for 2012, now “heart” of fair


By centralising its ASIA ONE section, ART HK is attempting to assert its “unique” position as the “only world class art fair to have a 50/50 balance of Asian and Western participation”.

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Louis Vuitton gets Yayoi Kusama’s polka-dots


Marc Jacobs of Louis Vuitton continues to push fashion and art collaboration to the cutting edge as his partnership with the contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama proves.

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India Art Fair 2012: For international galleries, India focus among emerging economies


A round-up of the India Art Fair which ended on 29 January 2012. Art Radar finds out what the overall reception of the fair was this time around.

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