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Minneapolis Institute of Arts Appoints Liu Yang as New Head of...

MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA), home to one of the most important Asian art collections in the nation, announced the appointment of Liu Yang, Ph.D., as the new curator of Chinese art and head of the museum’s Department o...

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Galleries Receive Major...

WASHIGNTON, D.C.- The Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery have received a major gift to support Persian art and culture and related programs at the museums. The donor, Jahangir Amuzegar, has established two endowments: the ...

Christie’s Hong Kong Spring 2011 Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art...

HONG KONG.- Christie’s concluded its Hong Kong Spring Evening and Day sales of Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art on 29 May, 2011, totaling HK$761,514,250/ US$97,854,581. The sales were 82% sold by lot and 94% sold by value. Five lots sold in...

Christie’s Hong Kong Spring 2011 Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art...

HONG KONG.- Christie’s concluded its Hong Kong Spring Evening and Day sales of Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art on 29 May, 2011, totaling HK$761,514,250/ US$97,854,581. The sales were 82% sold by lot and 94% sold by value. Five lots sold in...

Sotheby’s Sale to Be Hghlighted by Maqbool Fida Husain and Sayed...

LONDON.- Sotheby’s London announce its sale of South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art to take place on the 31st May 2011. Comprised of 62 lots, several with unprecedented provenance, the auction is expected to fetch in excess of £2.8 million. Hi...

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....

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Debuts New YouTube Series "Art 1:01"

EUGENE, OR.- The Jordan Schnitzer Museum debuts a new video series titled “Art 1:01” on its YouTube channel. These short videos give one minute and one second insights into works from the museum’s collection. The series debuts with Jill ...

Marathon Asian Auction Brings Over 4.5 Million at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

CHICAGO, IL.- With a saleroom packed full of international buyers, the majority from mainland China, almost 600 bidders online and the auctioneers’ book full of absentee bids, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers sale which carried a pre-sale median estimat...

Art Basel Buys Hong Kong International Art Fair

BASEL.- Art Basel announced that MCH Swiss Exhibition (Basel) Ltd. – a MCH Group company, and the organizer of Art Basel and Art Basel Miami Beach – has signed a purchase agreement with Asian Art Fairs Ltd, the owners of ART HK – Hong Kong Int...

Art Basel Takes Major Step Toward Expansion in Asia, Buys Hong...

BASEL.- Art Basel announced that MCH Swiss Exhibition (Basel) Ltd. – a MCH Group company, and the organizer of Art Basel and Art Basel Miami Beach – has signed a purchase agreement with Asian Art Fairs Ltd, the owners of ART HK – Hong Ko...

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