Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sotheby’s enters mainland China

Sotheby’s has signed a ten year agreement with the state-owned Beijing GeHua company early this month, investing $ 1.2 million for 80% ownership. The move will strategically enhance Sotheby’s long-term presence in mainland China and allow it to potentially capitalise … Continue reading

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Cai Guo-Qiang awarded by Japan’s Praemium Imperiale

One of China’s best-known contemporary artists, Cai Guo-Qiang can add another award to his already impressive resume; Praemium Imperiale Laureate. Along composer Philip Glass, Danish architect Henning Larsen, Japanese ballerina Yoko Morishita and Italien sculptor Cecco Bonanotte, this week Cai … Continue reading

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New National Art Museum in Beijing

Some well-sourced report tells that Jean Nouvel has beaten out other high profile architect’s Zaha Hadid and Frank Gehry for the new headquarters for the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC). The new massive building will be situated next to … Continue reading

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Art Stage Singapore presents “Indonesian Pavillion”

The Asian contemporary artfair Art Stage Singapore will launch the Indonesian Pavillion in its upcoming 2013 edition, scheduled for 24-27 January, 2013. It will forma a dedicated show of over 1000 sq meter, with its own entrance. This is the … Continue reading

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Guardian Auction enters Hong kong market

The Chinese oldest auction company, China Guardian will enter the Hong Kong market with its forst sale on October 7. The focus will be on Chinese traditional modern paintings like favorites, Qi Baishi, Li Keran and Xu Beihong, old masters … Continue reading

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1970’s artists at Today Art Museum Beijing

An ongoing exhibition at Today Art Museum in Beijing takes a glance at the latest developments in Chinese contemporary art over the past decade. It features about 50 oil paintings, sculptures and installations amd mixed media works from six young … Continue reading

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Secret Love in Stockholm

The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities in Stockholm, Sweden, will be opening an exhibition this fall on the theme Taboo love: Secret love. This is the first major exhibition of contemporary Chinese art on this subject. The exhibition includes over … Continue reading

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