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The Itinerant Art World Traveler

When we think of luxury travel, our first thoughts are usually romantic getaways, wine tours in Burgundy or a shopping spree in Paris. Yet, for luxury travel for art, it’s not a leisurely stroll but a year long marathon. Travel in the art world falls into three segments: art fairs, auctions and museum shows, that often coincide. It will be a record year for art travel…

Women Pioneers in the Asian Art World

Gender and equality are an ongoing dialogue, not only in business, but also in the art world. At the yearend, many international publications are devoting articles on the subject, most notably Art and Auctions “High- Wattage Women” in art worldwide. But, going through the ranks, it is still a more “Western centric” point of view.

August is for Art

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Another highlight was the exhibition of selected paintings from the Presidential Pal-ace, entitled 17 /71 “The Brush-strokes of The Struggle for Independence.” It was comprised of 28 works, beautifully present-ed from President Soekarno’s collection including Raden Saleh’s masterpiece, “The Arrest of Prince Diponegoro.” This one-month exhibition shows signs of change…

Now is The Time

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Published April – June, 2016

On 27th November 2015, the Singapore National Gallery officially opened their doors to the public. Over 10 years in the making, the National Gallery boasts of having the most comprehensive collection of Singaporean and Southeast Asian art in the world.

The War of The Art Fairs

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Published July – September, 2016

The rise of art fairs has been a key feature of the contem-porary art world, and combined with the Internet, has allowed traditional galleries to expand worldwide to new markets. There are more than 200 art fairs world-wide, and many have evolved into glamorous events. VIP passes are sought after and allow early viewing of the art, special exhibitions, visits to collector’s homes…