The Art Newspaper has reported, via theĀ Financial Times, that Asia’s biggest fair, ART HK (Hong Kong International Art Fair), and Art Basel, one the of the world’s premier art fairs, are discussing a collaboration. Is this a sign that the Hong Kong art market is becoming more international?

Exhibition hall, ART HK 10. Image from

Exhibition hall, ART HK 10. Image from

Says The Art Newspaper,

An entry into the Hong Kong market would no doubt be of interest to the Basel fair, which also runs an edition in Miami. The art trade believes in the potential of the Asian market, particularly during more meagre economic times in the United States and Europe.

Click here to read the full article on The Art Newspaper.

ART HK’s 2011 edition will be held from 26-29 May. Click here for more information on the art fair.

Art Basel will run from 15-19 June 2011.


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By Brittney

Brittney is a writer, curator and contemporary art gallerist. Born in Singapore and based in New York City, Brittney maintains a deep interest in the contemporary art landscape of Southeast Asia. This is combined with an equally strong interest in contemporary art from the Asian diasporas, alongside the issues of identity, transmigration and global relations.

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