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Asia Art Archive

Asia Art Archive founder is community ambassador for hotel

While most big hotels invite rockers and movie stars to be their ambassadors, The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong has announced a collaboration with Claire Hsu-Vuchot, founder of the Asia Art Archive.

Friday, 4 January, 2013, 3:14am

Asia Art Archive's annual auction set for November 24

The Asia Art Archive, one of the most important and influential arts organisations in the region, will be holding its annual auction on November 24 at the China Club to raise funds for its operations, programmes and endowment.

Last year the auction raised money for the archive's new website and Collection Online, enabling global access to its extensive digital collection.

16 Nov 2012 - 4:23am

Claire Hsu: Artistic visionary preserving Asia's art history

Set up as a public entity, the Asia Art Archive actually began as "a personal project to solve a personal problem", says Claire Hsu, the archive's co-founder and executive director. The idea was born out of her frustration at locating reference material for her dissertation on contemporary Chinese art at the University of London.

15 Oct 2012 - 10:28am

Asian Art Archive Open Weekend

The Asian Art Archive has spent more than a decade building its collection of material about contemporary art in Asia. And on the coming weekend, for the first time, the archive will take centre stage in a free two-day event with the theme, 'Between the Lines'.

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Go ahead, take a bow

We asked the professionals to list their favourite performances or exhibitions of the past 12 months. Here's how they saw it.

Ng Cheuk-yin, composer: 'Does the movie about Pina Bausch, Pina, count? If so, I'll go for that, because it is simply touching. Cecilia Bartoli's concert was fantastic. It was a perfect performance.'

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

State of the art

It never rains; it pours. The arrival of ART HK - Hong Kong's major contemporary art fair - is bringing a deluge of visual arts events this week, when some of the world's biggest galleries, artists and auction houses come to town to show off works of all dimensions to buyers and collectors from around the region.

22 May 2011 - 12:00am

Boldly blazing its own path

For its 10th anniversary, the Asia Art Archive has a special logo that reads: 'Beyond Archive'. It says much about how the non-profit art outfit sees and positions itself - that it is more than just a static collection of material.

14 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Visual arts centre proposed for old police station

The Central Police Station compound is set to become a contemporary visual arts centre to show off collections owned by the city's residents.

29 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

What is Your Dream Museum?

About 500 works from an Asia Art Archive (left) project that invited artists, students and the local community to describe their ideal museums on 10,000 cards. Today-Sat, 10am-6pm, Shop G10, G/F Hollywood Centre, 233 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2815 1112. Ends Sat

15 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Write about Asian art for art's sake and get some money for your own sake

The booming market is a clear indication: Asian art is hot! To encourage people not just to invest in it, but also study it, the Asia Art Archive created the Martell Contemporary Asian Art Research Grant in 2005. The organisation wants to push more research and in-depth analytical writing, suggesting it's important for long-term appreciation of the region's contemporary culture.

9 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

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