Sunday, October 20, 2013
His 2001 painting “The Last Supper” has just sold for US$23 million, but growing up in a working class family during China's Cultural Revolution, Zeng Fanzhi could never have anticipated the path his life would take.
African tribal art has long been treasured by wealthy Western collectors, but increasingly the continent's contemporary art scene is the one making its presence felt at museums, auction houses and art fairs.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Officials from Taiwan's National Palace Museum (NPM) and two Japanese national museums signed agreements in Taipei yesterday to lend their collections on a reciprocal basis for exhibitions in each other's countries.
The first fair of contemporary African art outside Africa opens in London on Wednesday, a testament to the growing market for works rooted in the social and political realities of a troubled continent.
Monday, October 14, 2013
Take a Monet, a Turner and other paintings worth millions of dollars and lend them to schools for a day. It may sound like a looming disaster, but not to British organizers of a project bringing great art to kids.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
The daughter of Republic of China President Ma Ying jeou has joined a new Hong Kong museum of visual culture as its ink art curator.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
With artwork sprawled on queen-sized beds, hung in front of television sets and even placed on toilet counters, Hong Kong's Asia Contemporary Art Show has an unusual take on what constitutes an art gallery.
Monday, October 7, 2013
The 128-year-old Detroit Institute of Arts has gained a reputation as a home for some of the world's most hallowed masterpieces: paintings by Van Gogh and Picasso, the Diego Rivera industry murals.