Monthly Archives: April 2013

Confidence index in Chinese Art increasing

A confidence survey report published recently by ArtTactic indicates that the confidence indicator for Chinese contemporary art has increased by 17% in April 2013, showing that it remains a growing asset for security among art collectors. The indicator raised from … Continue reading

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Zao Wou-Ki in Memorandum

Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013), a French painter of Chinese origin who was born in Beijing, passed away in Switzerland on April 9th, 2013. He was educated at the Hangzhou Academy, where he later tought as a young man. He was no … Continue reading

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Christies Auction enters China

Christies Auction house has secured a license to operate in China on its own and not through a partnership. However, the license is valid in Shanghai, the strong financial centre of China after Hong Kong, but not in the cultural … Continue reading

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Zhang Xiaogang’s new Sculptures

I need to revert on these new sculptures with better pictures and I find it extremely interesting but not surprising that one of the most desired contemporary Chinese artists are experimenting with sculptures on the family portraits he in known … Continue reading

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Art Beijing 2013

Art Beijing returns with a larger show than previous years. It is scheduled for April 30-May 2th 2013 at the Agricultural Exhibition Center of China in Beijing. Over 20,000 square meter divided in contemporary and classic sections, Art Beijing will … Continue reading

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Contemporary Chinese Art advance by Guggenheim Initiative

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in N.Y. has announced the creation of a new initiative to advance the aschievements of Chinese artists and broaden the conversation around contemporary Chinese art. Launched with a $10 million grant from the HK based … Continue reading

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Sculpture surprise from Zhang Xiaogang

Zhang Xiaogang, one of China’s most critically celebrated and recognised contemporary oil painter, is about to reveal a surprise move to sculpture. After a succeesful show at Pace Gallery in Beijing recently, the same gallery will show in Chelsea, New … Continue reading

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