What is ahead for contemporary Asian art, 2012 and beyond? Part III

In this third installation of our four part Asian art trends series, we look at trends that, while tangential to the contemporary art world, will have vital influence.

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Explore contemporary ink art: 5 top Art Radar posts

In this addition to our “Lists” series, Art Radar looks back at five of our top posts on the topic of contemporary ink art. What is the future of this centuries old art form?

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ART HK 11 top topics media round-up: Ai Weiwei, Gao Weigang, ASIA ONE and gallery sales

Art Radar collects what journalists, critics, bloggers and Tweeters had to say on the top trends of ART HK 11: Ai Weiwei, Gao Weigang, ASIA ONE and gallery sales.

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Contemporary art blogs in 2010: Who made the Arts Media Contacts top 10?

Ten art blogs have been announced as the best on the World Wide Web by Arts Media Contacts. The company, who publish art media directories, asked for submissions last year for their competition, Top Art Blogs of 2010, and received a “huge number” of entries, narrowed down to ten by reader vote and their own judging process. We list the blogs, link to them and invite readers to tell us their favourite Asian art blogs.

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How is Chinese ink painting explored in contemporary art? RedBox Review in discussion with Liang Quan

CHINESE INK CHINESE ARTISTS ARTIST INTERVIEWS In a conversation with Chinese-based art blog RedBox Review the artist Liang Quan (b. 1948), living and working in Shenzhen, China, explains how ink painting is used in contemporary art and how this exploration … Continue reading

Blog provides ground view of Chinese contemporary art – interview Katherine Don

INTERVIEW CHINA CONTEMPORARY ART ARTS WRITERS BLOGGING RedBox Review is one of the most prominent English-language blogs dedicated to Chinese contemporary art. In an interview with co-founder Katherine Don, Art Radar Asia gains some insight into the aims of this sort … Continue reading

Asia Art Forum 2010 meets growing demand for art collector education in China – Jing Daily

CHINESE ART COLLECTING Jing Daily, an online news source covering “the business of culture” in China, spots a new trend: burgeoning demand for collector education. According to Jing Daily, Along with the growing interest in buying and collecting art in … Continue reading

How Chinese auction house Poly sold spectacular 83% lots in December 2008 art sale

ART AUCTIONS CHINA This weekend marked the end of the auction season on the  Chinese mainland and, while spectacular success was had in antiques and antiquity sale categories, contemporary Chinese art shared little of the success…save for Poly Auctions, says Katie … Continue reading