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  1. News - China Insider - CULTURE

    Mainland Chinese buyers contribute significantly to global art sales: report

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 08:14pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Chinese clients in our sales globally up 46 per cent [from] the same period last year.” Many of these Chinese clients were not limiting their purchases to Asian-themed art, Murphy added. “Asian ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Buyers in mainland China accounted for 24 per cent of global auctioneer Christie's profit for the first half of 2014 A new class of art aficionados ...

  2. News - China - CULTURE

    Modern Chinese art to get exposure at a major New York art fair

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:40am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to new Chinese art Chinese contemporary art will come under the spotlight of the American art market for the first time in a long while at a major art fair in New York. Organisers of The Armory Show said the US had a limited understanding of the Chinese contemporary art scene, and that political events and negative media coverage of China had made it even worse. Seventeen galleries ...

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    Time to rethink the vision for West Kowloon?

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Fong-suk is a Chinese University fine arts professor, Raymond Fung Wing-kee is an artist and architect and Ma Fung-kwok is a lawmaker representing culture and sports. Most of the rest of the board ... of the arts hub should be to do more than just organise activities and host performances. It should look at arts creation as a whole. The Xiqu Centre for Chinese opera could serve as a think tank ...

  4. News - China - CULTURE

    Mainland Chinese art buyers grow more choosey

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 04:59am by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com Entrants to the market are learning from their earlier mistakes, auction house director says Mainland art buyers grow choosey The mainland's droves of newly rich are keen to dabble in the art market, but many hold misconceptions or make basic mistakes, said the co-organiser of a new international fine art fair on the mainland. They were ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    West Kowloon park: 'it's about the arts not trees'

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com West Kowloon park: 'it's about the arts not trees' The architectural team behind the latest design for the West Kowloon Cultural District park has defended it as a refinement rather than betrayal of architect Norman Foster's arts hub master plan. It came after more than 20 groups and 280 individuals, including cultural ...

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    Declaration of independence for M+- but museum won't open until 2018

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by Vivienne Chow

    ... the report reveals. The figures include 47 pieces of contemporary Chinese art bought from, and 1,463 works donated by, Swiss collector Uli Sigg. M+ had a budget for acquisitions and associated costs ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Arts hub's first museum to be run as a 'separate legal entity'- when it finally arrives in 2018 Declaration of independence for M+ ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Art Basel Hong Kong wows ‘the sophisticated’

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Fair attracts about 65,000 with more in-the-know buyers attending event Art Basel wows the 'sophisticated' Art aficionados flooded the last day of Art Basel Hong Kong's exhibition yesterday with some galleries reporting million-dollar sales thanks to "more sophisticated" visitors. About 65,000 people attended the four-day ...

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    We need to lead the charge, says artist

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Amy Nip

    ... academic, and arts and culture prizes. Two laureates- Bangladeshi microcredit pioneer Muhammad Yunus and mainland Chinese author Mo Yan- went on to win the Nobel Prize. Local film director Ann Hui ... culture and lead the charge for Asia by setting up a "cultural think tank" to develop the arts. So said director, dramatist and performance artist Danny Yung Ning-tsun, 70, as he ...

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    A revival's brewing for Hong Kong's tea house theatre

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of the 2016 opening of the Xiqu (Chinese opera) Centre, which will feature a 760 square metre tea house. The authority's performing arts executive director, Louis Yu Kwok-lit, said performances ... staged at the 1,100-seat auditorium on the top levels of the centre. "We want to offer new ways to experience the art of Chinese opera," he said. Cheung Pink-kuen, chairman ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Call for 'arts lovers' only to serve on board of West Kowloon Cultural District

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Call for 'arts lovers' only to serve cultural hub The board of the West Kowloon Cultural District should be thoroughly reviewed and chaired ... power among vested interests than at managing the project well. Art critic John Batten said the chairman had to guard the hub from becoming a commercial platform and needed to be backed ...




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