• Ai Weiwei Exhibits His Latest Installation in Qatar

    17 Mar 2018

    Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is taking his international campaign to express solidarity with the world’s refugees to the Gulf, has opened his first exhibition in the region this month in Qatar. It includes a large-scale installation Laundromat (2016), featuring a collection of thousands of items of clothing worn by refugees, many from Syria attempting to reach asylum in […]

  • Gustav Klimt: Painted Sensuality

    15 Mar 2018

    All art is erotic. ” – Gustav Klimt Gustav Klimt was seen as an artist who was far ahead of his time, and much of the work that was produced during the Austrian born artist’s career, was seen as controversial. It was criticized due to the erotic and exotic nature. Although symbolism was used in […]

  • 旺财报安 Year of the Dog Contemporary Exhibition Opening Cocktail

    13 Mar 2018

    YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798 team’s heartfelt thanks to our artists, collectors & friends for making today’s ‘旺财报安 Year of the Dog’ Exhibition opening cocktail a great success! We look forward to your presence at our next event soon!

  • Fondazione Prada’s Unfinished Tower Is (Finally) Completed

    10 Mar 2018

    The final, towering touch to the Fondazione Prada in Milan is ready to be unveiled in April, three years after the billionaire fashion designer and collector Miuccia Prada opened the prestigious private museum in Milan. When the Fondazione Prada launched in May 2015, the nine-story, 197-foot Torre was still under construction. Now completed, the landmark building in the […]

  • ‘旺财保安 Year of the Dog’ Contemporary Fine Art Exhibition 2018

    10 Mar 2018

    Dear Friends, We cordially invite you to ‘旺财报安 当代艺术展 | Year of the Dog Contemporary Fine Art Exhibition’ Opening Cocktail at YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798. Date: 10th March 2018, 3-6pm RSVP: / +86 10 5762 3020 Venue: 3rd Taoci Street, 798 Art District, No. 4 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015 We look […]

  • JM Robert: Beautiful Crime

    06 Mar 2018

    Young & Brilliant, that’s J.M. Robert. His art is so powerful, it will surround you and have you wondering what’s just happened. The life of an artist always comes with that je ne sais qua, that bohemiam halo, that mistery. Luckily for us, this 29 year old artist from Burgundy (France), has opened up about […]

  • ‘Pigcasso’ the South Africa pig sells paintings for £1,700

    01 Mar 2018

    A pig who was saved from slaughter at the eleventh hour has becoming a world-renowned artist.   Pigcasso, as she is now known, was rescued with her sister Rosie from a South African slaughterhouse when she was just two months old.   Animal welfare campaigner Joanne Lefson took them to a farm in Franschhoek, near […]

  • The Art Market Foresees Continuous Strong Sales at Christie’s London as Picasso sells for £13.7 million

    28 Feb 2018

    The buying fire continues at Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Sale in London, a series of sales that takes place from 20th February to 7th March 2018.   Christie’s is expected to collectively generate as much as £782 million ($1.1 billion). If achieved, it will be a record for a series of Impressionist and Modern and contemporary art […]

  • Home is Where the Art is

    28 Feb 2018

    Art is not only found in museums and art galleries. These days, you can even find it on your doorstep. Higher-end condominiums in Singapore now feature artworks for a “distinctive artistic experience” and to give residents a visual connection to home.   At Pontiac Land’s Ardmore Residence, residents are greeted at the main entrance with […]

  • New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art Celebrates the Lunar New Year with a Dog-Themed Exhibition

    27 Feb 2018

    To celebrate 2018 Year of the Dog, the MET museum specially presents ‘Celebrating the Year of the Dog’, an exhibition featuring a selection of remarkable works, exclusively from The Met collection, that illustrate the animal’s close association with Chinese daily life.   The traditional East Asian lunar calendar consists of a repeating 12-year cycle, with […]

  • 180 Faces: Liu Wei Solo Exhibition 2018

    27 Feb 2018

    Liu Wei is one of China’s most expensive contemporary artists with an auction turnover of $12.3 million. Previously, Liu Wei’s ‘Landscape’ sold at $2,773,440 (HKD21,400,000), almost doubling its highest estimate of HKD12 million and breaking the artist’s previous record at Christie’s Hong Kong. In the following year’s Sotheby’s evening sale, he broke his own world record by realising HKD23.64 million […]

  • Extended dates for ‘Ai Weiwei on Porcelain’ Museum Exhibition in Turkey

    26 Feb 2018

    With the support of Akbank, Sabancı University Sakıp Sabancı Museum, Turkey, is hosting Ai Weiwei’s first exhibition in Turkey. The exhibition, which was planned to run between the dates 12 September 2017 and 28 January 2018, has been extended until 11 March 2018. Inspired by Turkey’s historic connections to China through the ‘Silk Road’, the exhibition […]

  • Hong Kong’s First International Sculpture Park Opens

    23 Feb 2018

    Hong Kong’s first international sculpture park brings museum-quality works to the public, dramatically transforming the landscape of the city. Opening at sites by the Victoria Harbour, including the Central and Western District Promenade, as well as waterfront areas beside the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and Hong Kong Arts Centre in the Wan Chai […]

  • Jeff Koons: Those Wild Years

    22 Feb 2018

    ‘Nothing can touch me now- I am Jeff Koons and my art can defend me!’   He is one of today’s most acclaimed contemporary artists, whose monumental pieces are exhibited in museums around the world, and whose interests extend to blow-up toys, household appliances, kitsch and luxury fashion accessories. American contemporary artist Jeff Koons has […]

  • French Art Industry Demands That Paris Relocate Jeff Koons’s Controversial Flower Sculpture

    22 Feb 2018

    In January 2018, french cultural personalities penned an open letter in the daily newspaper Liberation urging the city not to go ahead with the planned installation of the gigantic sculpture ‘Bouquet of Tulips’ gifted by American contemporary artist Jeff Koons in the wake of the Paris attacks. Last week, art dealers are driving the latest wave […]

  • The Duchess of Cambridge to Organize an Art Show at the National Portrait Gallery, London

    20 Feb 2018

    Having always had a passion for the arts, the Duchess of Cambridge is putting her education to use. Kate Middleton—now Duchess Catherine—is curatating a spring exhibition of Victorian photography at London’s National Portrait Gallery, where she is a patron. According to the museum, the duchess selected several images for “Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography”and […]

  • Prints: The Fastest-Growing Segment of the Art Market

    18 Feb 2018

    Prints have been around since the Renaissance, and have always occupied a slightly ambiguous place in the art market. They’re designed by an artist and often signed by the artist, but they are, by definition, reproductions. It was where beginners in the art world started collecting, and that would encourage people: They might have been buying works at […]

  • Race, Power, Money- The Art of Jean-Michel Basquiat

    13 Feb 2018

    Last year, an artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for a record $110.5 million (£85m) at auction in New York. Sotheby’s said the sale of “Untitled” on a Thursday night in Manhattan was an auction record for the artist. It also set a record price for an American artist at auction. The 1982 painting depicts a face in the […]

  • Artistic Architecture- “World’s Largest Picture Frame” Opens in Dubai

    08 Feb 2018

    Rising 150 meters from Dubai’s Zabeel Park, the “World’s Largest Picture Frame” (dubbed the “Dubai Frame”) has officially opened in the UAE!   The structure is the latest in the city’s line of eye-catching megaprojects, offering up panoramic views of the skyline while framing views of iconic buildings such as the Burj Khalifa for visitors and […]

  • Dali & Gala: The Love Story

    08 Feb 2018

    ‘Forever is you & me.’ – Salvador Dali    This is the passionate yet twisted story of one of art’s greatest masters, Salvador Dalí and Gala – his wife.   Gala (Helena Deluvina Diakonoff) was born in Kazan, Russia, a university town on the Volga River. Gala was the second of four children born to Ivan and […]