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Art Basel Hong Kong’s Strong Sales Prove Ascent of Asian Art Market – ARTnews.com

After months of online viewing room (OVR) teasers, the anticipation for the hybrid 2021 edition of Art Basel Hong Kong turned into palpable excitement as fairgoers slowly trickled into the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on Wednesday, a local public holiday, for the first of the fair’s VIP entry slots. This time around, after numerous postponements, the fair’s organizers drastically scaled down the ...

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AP PHOTOS: Art Basel Hong Kong returns after pandemic hiatus

ByThe Associated PressMay 20, 2021, 7:02 AM• 1 min readHONG KONG -- Art Basel Hong Kong, one of Asia's premier art fairs, is back in slimmer form after a hiatus prompted by COVID-19.About 100 galleries from 23 countries are participating, half the pre-pandemic level, with others joining via online viewing rooms. The show runs through Sunday.Adeline Ooi, the Asia director of Art Basel, described ...

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Art Basel Hong Kong Is On Deck—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines IT’S BUILDING TIME IN BENTONVILLE. The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, which opened in that Arkansas city in 2011, announced an expansion plan that will add 100,000 square feet. That’s a 50 percent increase, according to the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and a 65 percent jump in gallery space. Safdie Architects, which designed the original structure, is once again ...

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What Is the Future of Art Basel? – ARTnews.com

For MCH Group, it was a summer of dread. In spring 2020, the Swiss holding company had postponed indefinitely what had once been its cash cow: the struggling Baselworld watch and jewelry fair. Meanwhile, Art Basel, the world’s most important modern and contemporary art fair and MCH’s crown jewel, was on lockdown, able to offer only online viewing rooms to art dealers who would ...

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Art Basel Report Says 2020 Global Art Sales Fell 22% to $50 Billion – ARTnews.com

Across the international art market, sales of fine art and antiques generated an estimated $50.1 billion in 2020, down 22% from the 2019 total of $64.1 billion, according to the 2021 annual Global Art Market Report sponsored by Art Basel and UBS and written by art economist Clare McAndrew. The result is an even greater fall of 27 percent from the $67.4 billion achieved ...

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For Dealers Unable to Travel Internationally, Art Basel Hong Kong Has an Intriguing Option: The Ghost Booth

These days, it seems like every missive from art-fair organizers confidently predicting a set of firm dates is invariably followed by news of yet another postponement. But organizers of the Art Basel Hong Kong fair, due to take place from May 21 to 23, have dreamed up a new approach to remain on schedule: offering exhibitors the opportunity to participate in the fair even ...

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Kips Bay Decorator Show House Reveals Palm Beach Plans, Art Basel Gets Postponed, and More News This Week

A Top Designer Picks Her Favorite ThingsAD100 designer Pamela Shamshiri is a master at curating exciting products for her clients’ homes. For a recent collaboration with Autotype Design Club, she translated that skill into a series of limited-edition bundles for various rooms in the home: the office, the kitchen, the bedroom, and the bathroom. Ten percent of all sales will go toward a scholarship ...

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