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Bigger isn’t always better: Galleries share insight about Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong 2014
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Bigger isn’t always better: Galleries share insight about Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong 2014

Four galleries share their experience and their performance at this year’s Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong. Mixed reviews were given from international galleries regarding the fair as well as their performance in terms of sales. Additionally, despite the record breaking attendance at this year’s Affordable Art Fair of over 29,000 visitors, this did not reflect … Continue reading

A week in Vietnam: an authentic and developing art scene
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A week in Vietnam: an authentic and developing art scene

Tradition meets modernity in Vietnamese’s contemporary art scene. Vietnam oozes with authenticity and charm, yet all the while displaying signs of development and change within its capitals and its art scene. Art is everywhere in Vietnam, whether you are admiring Hanoi’s colonial buildings, discovering small galleries at every street corner in Hoi An, wandering into … Continue reading

A Look into Indonesian Contemporary Art
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A Look into Indonesian Contemporary Art

Continuing along the theme of Indonesia’s popularity at Art Stage Singapore, I decided to conduct deeper research on the art and other artists from that region. While browsing online, as I am unfortunately currently limited to travel virtually, I came across Gajah Gallery. Established in 1996, strongly focused and dedicated to promoting of Southeast Asian … Continue reading

Indonesian Art in Demand.
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Indonesian Art in Demand.

Art Stage Singapore had an undeniable success in January as the media report an increase in visitors, participants as well as strong sales. Owing to the fair’s platform format, rather than typical booth layout, it gives the opportunity for smaller galleries and emerging artists to showcase their work and allow them to have a better … Continue reading

An Instagram Find: a Malaysian artist who paints with many layers.
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An Instagram Find: a Malaysian artist who paints with many layers.

Whoever said Instagram was killing art should think again. At least according to the article “How instagram is keeping art alive” featured in PolicyMic on January 6th 2014. The article states smartphones have an undeniable positive effect on the art market. Indeed, as people continue to take “selfies” in front of masterpieces or other contemporary art … Continue reading

Meet… Bui Thanh Tam
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Meet… Bui Thanh Tam

Vietnamese artist Bui Thanh Tam: among one of the favourites at Asia Contemporary Art Show, October 2013. Bui Thanh Tam is from Vietnam, Hanoi, where he currently lives and works. He has had many group exhibitions in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, and two solo exhibitions including Asia Contemporary Art Show (ACAS) and the Affordable … Continue reading