Millennial buyers and online bidding push Hong Kong’s Sotheby’s art sales to a respectable $151.3 million – 71Bait

Millennial buyers and online bidding drove Sotheby’s autumn modern and contemporary art auction series in Hong Kong to a total of HK$1.19 billion (US$151.3 million) over the weekend. The five art auctions achieved results within pre-sale expectations (HK$933.2m – HK$1.4bn or $119m – $177.1m), but fell short of the fizz of recent seasons. The sale … Read more

National Gallery Singapore X Samsung Art Store Partnership Introduces Southeast Asian Art to the World – Samsung Newsroom UK – 71Bait

Art is a reflection of a region’s history and provides valuable insight into the direction in which society is moving. This is particularly true of the National Gallery Singapore, which manages the world’s largest public collection of modern art from Singapore and Southeast Asia — acts as a “melting pot” for art from the region. … Read more

Snoop Dogg’s Son Awards $1M Blockchain Philanthropy Grant to Simmons Family at Art Basel Miami Beach – 71Bait

Cordell Broadus (Champ Medici) is a top music producer using Metaverse and Blockchain technology … [+] Empowering color creatives worldwide Courtesy of Type K PR Snoop Dogg’s son, Cordell Broadus, just launched the $1 million Champ Medici Arts Fund, a non-profit corporation dedicated to supporting emerging artists using blockchain around the world. At this season’s … Read more

Your compact Los Angeles Art Guide for December 2022 – 71Bait

This month’s list includes exhibitions that focus on the body or its absence. These include Hammer’s survey of vibrant, figurative works by Bob Thompson, Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg’s fantastical installations exploring motherhood and childbirth, and Aimee Goguen’s sleazy sculptures and visceral performance videos at JOAN. on the downside, Another world at LACMA highlights the … Read more

Amid political backlash, Undoing Time confronts the legacy of the prison system – 71Bait

The Berkeley Art Museum has set itself an immense task in its latest exhibition: “Undoing Time: Art and Stories of Imprisonment‘ (until 11 December): to ‘consider the fundamental roots of imprisonment from philosophical, sociological, theological and art historical perspectives, to better understand the fact that today’s mass incarceration crisis was centuries in the making.’ No … Read more

Over 70 artists strike at Finnish museum over supporters’ links to Israeli military – 71Bait

Above 70 artists and cultural workers announced today, December 1st, that they are on strike at the Finnish Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, part of the Finnish National Gallery in Helsinki. The artists are urging the museum to sever ties with Finnish-British businessman Poju Zabludowicz, a prominent art collector who has loaned works to the … Read more