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Hong Kong’s Para/Site Art Space Appoints Cosmin Costinas First Curator of...

HONG KONG.- “Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong's leading non-profit organization dedicated to contemporary visual art exhibitions, has named Cosmin Cosintas as its new Executive Director/Curator. His appointment is effective immediately. Mr. Costinas...

Tantalizing New Evidence Suggests Ancient Human Migrations were Two-Way Streets

WASHINGTON (AP).- The worldwide spread of ancient humans has long been depicted as flowing out of Africa, but tantalizing new evidence suggests it may have been a two-way street. A long-studied archaeological site in a mountainous region between Europ...

Christie’s Sales In Asia: 68% Up Over First Half 2010

HONG KONG.- Christie’s concluded its Spring season with a total of HK$4bn (US$515m), including the off-season sale of fine wines in March and April, the Spring sale series from 27 May to 1 June, and the Beijing sales by Christie’s brand licen...

Christie’s Raises HK$36 Million for The Nature Conservancy with Sale of...

HONG KONG.- Tremendous applause broke out as the hammer came down on the last picture at Christie’s Evening Sale of Asian Contemporary Art on 28 May 2011. The Leopard by renowned Chinese contemporary artist Zeng Fanzhi (born 1964), sold for HK$36...

Million Pound Lots and Fierce Bidding Provide a Record Result at...

LONDON.- There was barely standing room and a tangible buzz at Bonhams Fine Chinese Art Sale in London today (12.5.11), which saw many items rocket way beyond their pre-sale estimates. The sale ended with a sold total of £16.9m with 95% sold by value....

‘The Dutch East Indies at Home’ at Amsterdam’s Museum Geelvinck

AMSTERDAM.- Amsterdam's Museum Geelvinck presents the third exhibition in the series Asia from the Heart. ‘The Dutch East Indies at Home – traces of a colonial past’ will run from April 21 to October 10. The exhibition focuses on those traces ...

Sotheby’s Spring 2011 Sales of Two Private Wine Collections Achieve a...

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong concluded today the two-day sale of The Ultimate Cellar with triumphant results of HK$96.8 million / US$12.4 million, well in excess of high estimate (HK$77.4 million / US$9.9 million*). The top lot, a case of Roman...

Christie’s Hong Kong Completes First Day of Two-Day Wine Sale with...

HONG KONG.- Christie’s Hong Kong started the Spring season with its sale of Finest and Rarest Wines (Part I ) on Friday, 4th March 2011, with 91% of its lots sold, totalling HK$53,023,000/US$6,808,179. The two top lots of the day were both La...

French Photographer Raphael Dallaporta Wins Foam Paul Huf Award 2011

AMSTERDAM.- On Wednesday evening the 2nd of March Raphaël Dallaporta (1980) was chosen as the winner of the Foam Paul Huf Award 2011 by an international jury. Along with a cash prize of € 20.000,- Dallaporta will have an exhibition in Foam from 9...

French Photographer Raphael Dallaporta Wins Foam Paul Huf Award 2011

AMSTERDAM.- On Wednesday evening the 2nd of March Raphaël Dallaporta (1980) was chosen as the winner of the Foam Paul Huf Award 2011 by an international jury. Along with a cash prize of € 20.000,- Dallaporta will have an exhibition in Foam from 9...

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