What does the future hold for the Asian art market? A Q&A with Hong Kong collector Alan Lo on the awakening of the next dormant regional hub – artnet News | Candle Made Easy

What does the future hold for the Asian art market?  A Q&A with Hong Kong collector Alan Lo on the awakening of the next dormant regional hub - artnet News

Asia has long been one of the most lucrative art markets in the world. For years, the art world flocked to Hong Kong, regarded as the shimmering capital of the Asian art market, driven by the “one country, two systems” principle that gave Hong Kong a measure of freedom from the mainland Chinese government. For … Read more

Art Industry News: Damien Hirst 100% Supports NFTs with Plans to Burn More of His Artwork and Other Stories – artnet News | Candle Made Easy

Art Industry News: Damien Hirst 100% Supports NFTs with Plans to Burn More of His Artwork and Other Stories - artnet News

Art Industry News is a daily round-up of the most momentous developments in the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Friday, August 5th. MUST READ Catherine Opie and Jack Pierson to curate an exhibition of the John Waters collection – Artists Catherine Opie and Jack Pierson have selected 90 … Read more

A 54-Year-Old Connecticut History Teacher Just Became One of the Art Market’s Fastest Rising Stars – artnet News | Candle Made Easy

A 54-Year-Old Connecticut History Teacher Just Became One of the Art Market's Fastest Rising Stars - artnet News

Artist Rob Ober is an unlikely rising star. He is 54. He does not have a degree from a reputable art school. Instead, Ober taught American and Soviet history at a preparatory school in rural Connecticut for three decades. And for the last 15 years he has also run a gallery next to the school, … Read more

Art Industry News: New York City Mayor Eric Adams Pours $5.5 Million in Bronx Hip-Hop History Museum + Other Stories – artnet News | Candle Made Easy

Art Industry News: New York City Mayor Eric Adams Pours $5.5 Million in Bronx Hip-Hop History Museum + Other Stories - artnet News

Art Industry News is a daily round-up of the most momentous developments in the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Thursday, August 4th. DEFINITELY READ Antony Gormley’s plan for a ‘phallic’ sculpture angers university students – Students at Imperial College of London say plans to install a ‘phallic’ sculpture … Read more

‘Just Do It’: At 87, Artist Peter Saul Can’t Stop Painting His Wacky Surrealist Paintings – artnet News | Candle Made Easy

'Just Do It': At 87, Artist Peter Saul Can't Stop Painting His Wacky Surrealist Paintings - artnet News

At 87, Peter Saul is free as a bird. He has the luxury of just choosing the things he loves to do most of the time. His imagination continues to be the limit, allowing him to bring his razor-sharp observations of the world and unique sense of humor to the screen. “I just do what … Read more

Art Industry News: AI Artists Print Money By Piping Off The Bored Monkeys + Other Stories – artnet News | Candle Made Easy

Art Industry News: AI Artists Print Money By Piping Off The Bored Monkeys + Other Stories - artnet News

Art Industry News is a daily round-up of the most momentous developments in the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Wednesday, August 3rd. DEFINITELY READ Documentary reveals shocking price difference between men and women in the art world – BBC Radio 4 will air a new radio documentary by … Read more

Art Industry News: A Long-Lost Trove of Elvis’ Jewelry, Guitars and Guns Up for Auction + More Stories – artnet News | Candle Made Easy

Art Industry News: A Long-Lost Trove of Elvis' Jewelry, Guitars and Guns Up for Auction + More Stories - artnet News

Art Industry News is a daily round-up of the most momentous developments in the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Tuesday, August 2nd. MUST READ Oxford and Cambridge will return hundreds of Benin bronzes – A total of 213 Benin bronzes preserved in the Pitt Rivers and Ashmolean Museums … Read more

Art Industry News: Taiwan’s National Palace Museum Prepares to Evacuate its Treasures in Case of Invasion of China + More Stories – artnet News | Candle Made Easy

Art Industry News: Taiwan's National Palace Museum Prepares to Evacuate its Treasures in Case of Invasion of China + More Stories - artnet News

Art Industry News is a daily round-up of the most momentous developments in the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Monday, August 1st. DEFINITELY READ What role does art play in times of war? – Critic Jason Farago quotes Margo Jefferson, who wrote about art in times of crisis … Read more

Meet four emerging artists whose works are available in Artnet’s Buy Now: Summer Special – artnet News | Candle Made Easy

Meet four emerging artists whose works are available in Artnet's Buy Now: Summer Special - artnet News

For their latest exhibition, Artnet’s Buy Now platform has teamed up with art dealer William Leung to present 14 paintings by four up-and-coming artists. Yurie Hayashi, Michelle Nguyen, Minami Kobayashi and Yumeno Goto each have a distinctive style, ranging from dreamy to tRompe l’oeil compositions to highly textured blends of sand and oil paint – … Read more

Art Industry News: Johnny Depp Raised $3.6 Million in Just Hours for His Paintings + More Stories – artnet News | Candle Made Easy

Art Industry News: Johnny Depp Raised $3.6 Million in Just Hours for His Paintings + More Stories - artnet News

Art Industry News is a daily round-up of the most momentous developments in the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Friday, July 29th. DEFINITELY READ Obamas will return to White House for portrait unveiling President Joe Biden has invited the Obamas to visit the White House in the fall … Read more