(From left to right): Cosmin Costinas, Outset Curator of Contemporary Art and Executive Director of Para/Site Art Space; Mihai Pop from Galeria Plan B; Alexandra Munroe, Samsung Senior Curator of Asian Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Navid Nuur, one of the winning artists; Mihaele Lutea from Galeria Plan B; Elaine Ng, Editor and Publisher of ArtAsiaPacific Magazine; Magnus Renfrew, Director Asia of Art Basel
At the 55th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia, the exhibition of Japan pavilion (the solo show of Koki Tanaka, Committed by the Japan Foundation) was awarded Special Mention for National Participations in which 88 countries participate.
From The Venice Biennale's homepageMaria Lassnig and Marisa Merz Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement of the 55th International Art Exhibition.The awards will be presented to the two artists on June 1, 2013, at 11 a.m., during the opening and award ceremony.
Installation view of Snake Museum of Contemporary Art, Iwaki, Japan, 2013 Photo by Ono Kazuo, courtesy Cai Studio
Co-organized by Cai Studio and the Iwaki Board for the Project to Plant Ten Thousand Cherry Blossom Trees, the Snake Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) opened with an inaugural exhibition on April 28, 2013.
Art Stage Singapore 2013Lorenzo Rudolf, Founder and Fair Director of Art Stage Singapore, announces today the 2014 edition of Art Stage Singapore will take place from 16-19 January (Vernissage on 15 January) at Marina Bay Sands.
OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen, OASES, 2012-13, Palms, shrubs, sand, steel concrete, three pavilions, image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation
"Sharjah Biennial 11" curated by Ms. Yuko Hasegawa has opened March 13th. The theme is "Re:emerge, Towards a New Cultural Cartography". We can see the works by 99 artists from 41 countries.
(The Venue: Arts And Heritage Area,photo courtesy of Gallery Side 2, Fumito Urabe)
(Work by Fumito Urabe, photo courtesy of Gallery Side 2, Fumito Urabe)
1. Takashi MURAKAMI The Castle of Tin Tin (1998/2003)
2. Yayoi KUSAMA INFINITY-NETS WHXOTLO (2006)
3. Yoshitomo NARA Untitled (2007)
4. Takashi MURAKAMI Open Your Hands Wide, Embrace Happiness! (2010)
5.Yayoi KUSAMA Pumpkin (1990)
According to Artnet and Bloomberg, the total sales of Andy Warhol at auctions last year marked over 380 million USD. Picasso got the 2nd place. Andy Warhol’s total sales so far exceeds 2.9 billionUSD already.
The 3rd place was Richter, the 4th place was Zhang Daqian.
Artprice announced a study of art market in 2012 on March 8th. This is the first report that Artprice and Art Market Monitor of Artron (AMMA) worked together since they announced their official partnership in February. This report was divided into two parts in order to provide a culturally fair report meeting demands of those who is interested in world art market. The first part describes analysis of western art market by Artprice, and the last half is about analysis of Chinese art market by AMMA. The report is in French, English and Chinese.