04. 02. 2014

WeChat playing unique role among art collectors in China

The use of Chinese instant messaging app WeChat as a sales channel for collectors has added an unintended feature to the popular smartphone application, according to the China Culture Daily. The number of...

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03. 02. 2014

Study Documents 2012 Downturn in Chinese Art Market

China’s art auction market suffered a sharp downturn in 2012, amid a global slump in demand for Chinese art, fueled in part by concern about the many fakes that are offered for sale....

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03. 02. 2014

Fall Auctions in China set Record Prices

Over the past few weeks, hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of artworks changed hands at major Chinese auction houses during this year’s autumn auction season. The two major auction houses, China Guardian Auctions and Poly...

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21. 01. 2014

Five Myths About Chinese Contemporary Art

Remember what you have been told about the Chinese contemporary art market? Well, now might be a good time for a rethink. The market is changing fast, and some developments can be downright...

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20. 01. 2014

What’s in store for Chinese art in 2014? Colin Chinnery’s watch list

From up-coming artists to art fair fatigue, we bring you key predictions for the year of the horse.  As Chinese New Year approaches, we’re left wondering what the year of the horse will...

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15. 01. 2014

What Chinese Artists are Showing at Art Stage Singapore

  View Slideshow Chen Wei, “Coins 3” and “Coins 4”, archival inkjet print, 2012 (Courtesy the artist and Ben Brown Fine Arts) As you’d expect from an art fair with the tag line...

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