Premier Art Fair Hong Kong 2017

Fifty galleries from across 15 nations will be taking part at the Premier Art Fair 2017.

Art Central 2017 in Hong Kong

Over 100 International Galleries Present an Immersive Programme of Discovery and Experimentation

India Art Fair 2017

India Art Fair 2017 demonstrated emphatically that confidence in the contemporary art market is high, with over 90% of galleries reporting strong sales results (94% of Indian galleries and 85% of international galleries sold).

India Art Fair 2017, presented by BMW

Building on this success, 2017 will see the return of Platform - a significant section at the fair designed to provide an opportunity for the best of the established and emerging South Asian galleries, artists and artist collectives to exhibit on an established international platform.

9th Art Apart Fair opens at Pan Pacific Orchard Singapore

This year, Singapore’s homegrown international art fair will see works from up to 100 artists from Europe and Asia, besides art collected by three private collectors in a new setting: Pan Pacific Orchard, just off Singapore’s iconic shopping district.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Residencies: 2015 Seoul Art Space GeumCheon (April 10 deadline)


Call for artists of any nationality to participate in the 2015 Seoul Art Space Geumcheon Residency Program.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Exhibits (Singapore): Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew by Laudi Abilama at Sana Gallery


Prime Minister LEE KUAN YEW spent his life carving a nation, Singapore, together with its incredible success story.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Happening this weekend: Art Paris Art Fair 2015


From 26th to 29th March 2015, Art Paris Art Fair brings together 145 galleries from some 20 countries at the Grand Palais. Headed by Guillaume Piens since 2012, the fair focusses on discovery and presents a wide panorama of modern and contemporary art. Art Paris Art Fair also shows design, photography and art books. The fair has undergone a profound renewal with some 50% newcomers and galleries from abroad.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Art Miami New York slated for May 14-17 at Pier 94


Art Miami New York will open its doors on May 14, 2015 in New York City at the world renowned Pier 94, site of the annual Armory Show each March. The fair will debut during Frieze Week, one of the busiest and most exciting weeks of the New York 2015 art and cultural season, alongside the highly-anticipated post-war and contemporary art sales at the major auction houses.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

World Art Dubai, Red Bull partner for urban art installation


Dubai, United Arab Emirates: World Art Dubai, a new art fair concept designed to give Dubai’s international community access to affordable global art, has partnered with Red Bull for a unique, outdoor urban art project dubbed Al Muka3ab. 

Inaugural World Art Dubai opens April 8


Dubai, United Arab Emirates: World Art Dubai - a unique fusion of art, education and entertainment designed to unite global artists with Dubai’s international community – will be an event under Dubai Art Season, the month-long arts initiative by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated authority for culture, arts and heritage, held across the city through diverse activities from March 14 to April 15.

Exhibits (Manila): 'Might Have Been Lullabies' at Altro Mondo, March 26


Featuring the works of:

Aldrinne Alarcon
Don Bryan Bunag
Lawrence Cervantes
Marvin Quizon

Sunday, March 15, 2015

AXA ART features special installation 'Art is Fragile' in Art Basel Hong Kong 2015


AXA ART, the international art insurance specialist, announced it will host an installation entitled “Art is Fragile” during the Art Basel show in Hong Kong from March 15-17, 2015. The presentation will feature damaged and destroyed works of art, pulled from the specialty insurer’s claims portfolio.

As the Official Art Insurance Partner of Art Basel, AXA ART plays an important role in offering insights and generating discussion around the importance of art conservation. The lounge’s “Art is Fragile” theme serves to highlight various scenarios which can negatively impact the condition of art objects and offers useful information to aid collectors in preserving the condition and value of their prized works.

AXA ART is also pleased to announce a special collaboration with Lalique, a renowned French crystal and lifestyle luxury brand for the first time at the Art Basel show in Hong Kong. Alongside a crystal art piece entitled The Winged Victory of Samothrace produced in collaboration with the Yves Klein Foundation and Lalique Art, a few Art Deco inspired pieces by Lalique Maison will be on display.

For the first time at the show AXA ART will provide complimentary access to art conservators who will be available to answer collectors’ inquiries about conservation and discuss options for salvaging damaged artworks. Specific queries can be addressed by the conservators through a one-on-one discussion at AXA ART’s lounge during appointed hours. Tips on protecting your collection will also be aired on #AxaArtCares during the Art Basel show in Hong Kong.

Additionally, as a supplement to the in person advice from conservation experts, a handbook entitled "Caring for Your Collection" will be available in the lounge offering a compilation of useful risk management advice and important tips on:

  • Protecting collectibles against the most common causes of damage, including, water, accidental damage, fire and theft 
  • Simple housekeeping tasks that can help mitigate accidental damage 
  • Storage and art handling best practices for works on paper, photography, canvas, wood, glass and ceramics and much more.

In addition to the show & tell hours with art conservators, AXA ART VIP guided tours will be conducted in Mandarin, Cantonese and English by international AXA ART experts during the show.

AXA ART is also Art Basel’s official tour provider in Miami Beach, Basel and Hong Kong. These expert-led tours provide another level of insight and expertise enhancing the VIP experience of the show.

Jennifer Scally, Managing Director at AXA ART Asia, said, “Collectors devote considerable time and resources to seek out compelling works of art, to start or build their collections. Whether driven by passion, a sense of history or as a strategic step to diversify their investment portfolio, building a collection can be both exciting and rewarding. However, ownership comes with the responsibility to properly care for and preserve objects of art. This begins with being informed about the unique needs of your valuables, and AXA ART is proud to offer that to collectors and the art world.”

About AXA ART 
International reach, unrivaled competence, and a high quality network of expert partners distinguish AXA ART, the only art insurance specialist in the world, from its generalist property insurance competitors. Over the past 50 years and well into the future, AXA ART has and will continue to redefine the manner in which it serves and services its museum, gallery, collector, and artist clients across the Americas, Asia and Europe, with a sincere consideration of the way valuable objects are insured and cultural patrimony is protected. For more information visit: www.axa-art.com

About Art Basel 
The third edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong will feature 233 premier galleries, from 37 countries and territories from Asia, Europe, the Americas and the rest of the world and more than 3,000 artists, ranging from young emerging artists to the Modern masters from both Asia and the West from the 20th and 21st centuries. With around 50 percent of galleries having exhibition spaces in Asia and the Asia-Pacific region, Art Basel underlines its commitment to showcasing the best art from the region. The show will include for the second time a Film sector, curated by Li Zhenhua, and hosted in collaboration with the Hong Kong Arts Centre. Alexie Glass-Kantor will curate Encounters, the sector for large-scale sculptural and installation pieces, for the first time this year. Art Basel in Hong Kong, whose Lead Partner is UBS, will take place from Sunday, March 15, to Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. www.artbasel.com/en/Hong-Kong

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Top, Art Basel in Hong Kong 2014,
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Hong Kong showcases region's best in Art Basel 2015


Art Basel in Hong Kong assumes a significant role in the international artworld, providing a portal to the region's artists.

Known as the gateway between the East and West, Hong Kong ranks among the world's most dynamic international capitals. A 21st century metropolis, it is a port city with a vast skyline rising above its bustling Victoria Harbour. In addition to the many museums, concert halls, and performance spaces, a vibrant melting pot of cultures makes Hong Kong a place of endless exploration.

The show's six exhibition sectors are designed to present an exceptional selection of works, including museum-quality pieces by proven masters and new artworks by emerging artists. Additional exhibitions and events, timed to coincide with Art Basel's Hong Kong show, will take place across the city’s thriving gallery scene and in its growing array of cultural institutions.

For art collectors, artists, dealers, curators, critics and art lovers, Art Basel in Hong Kong promises to be a dynamic cross-cultural exchange – an immersive and intense experience that only this show and this city can offer.

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Night Gallery
John Patrick Walsh III
Art Basel in Hong Kong 2015
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