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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Art so fresh it’s still wet at Contemporary Istanbul – video


VernissageTV has produced an insightful video on November’s Contemporary Istanbul 2010 where interviews with five gallery representatives are combined with shots of the fair hall. The video highlights, among other things, the growing sophistication of attending collectors and the freshness of the works being presented for sale. A new date for the fair is announced; next year the fair will coincide with the 12th International Istanbul Biennial.

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Asian artists overwhelm Artprice list of top ten artists under thirty


EMERGING YOUNG ASIAN ARTISTS The “Alternate-Friday Top Series” is a series of lists, produced fortnightly by Artprice, which provide artist ranking on various themes. The September 10th edition lists the top ten artists aged under thirty that have achieved the … Continue reading

Central Asian art joins mainstream market – Eurasianet


CENTRAL ASIAN ART The strong presence of Central Asian artists at recent art fairs and exhibits in New York is helping to underscore the fact that the region has joined the mainstream of the international art market reports Eurasianet. A … Continue reading