Monthly Archives: November 2010

Art Records Fall as Chinese lift $76 Million at Christies HK

Christies began its threee-day offering of contemporary and 20th century Asian art with most of the star items at the Nov. 27 evening sale. Around packed rows of white seats and 48 staff aided telephone bidders, two bidded hand in … Continue reading

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Chinese contemporary art enters the world stage

Chinese contemporary art is increasing in quality and quantity, a major figure in the international stage arts, a leading Italian art critic Achille Bonito Oliva is quoted. The Chinese artists today have a high degree of autonomy, which are compared … Continue reading

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AAF enters Asia with Success

Affordable Art Fair (AAF) completed their first Fair in Asia and Singapore last weekend. It was a vibrating event with over 9,500 visitors over 3 days. Sales was brisk and reached 1.9 mio Singapore dollar and most exhibitors were very … Continue reading

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Eigth Art Gallery participates in Affordable Art Fair in Singapore

The Affordable Art Fair Singapore makes its debut on November 19-21, 2010 at F1 Pit building. We will show new works from China as well as sculptures from our Swedish artists. It is open from noon to 19.00 every day … Continue reading

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China loves Picasso

Here is an interesting convergence of auction house marketing and eager media. Although late Picasso works have been rising in value on the art market for the better part of a decade, we are now told their success is due … Continue reading

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Shi Jindian unveiled at HK Langham Place Hotel

Key works from leading contemporary artist and cultural commentator Shi Jindian was unveiled last Saturday at Hong Kong’s Langham Place Hotel. The Art in Residence – works by Shi Jindian exhibition will feature significant pieces, the culmination of more than … Continue reading

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Chinese artist “under house arrest”

Ai Weiwei, Chinese avant-garde artist was placed under house arrest to prevent him from attending a party commemorating the forced demolition of his newly built studio in Shanghai. Mr. Ai’s fame had prompted the Shanghai authorities to invite him to … Continue reading

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