To celebrate the unveiling of their new textile galleries, the Denver Art Museum is kicking off 10 great textile shows, starting on May 19th. One of the shows entitled "Spun" is going to exhibit textiles from across the globe - from Navajo weavings to Victorian needlework. This along with 9 other shows are sure the create a buzz and an excellent cross-cultural perspective on textiles in the Mile High city.
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Tomorrow (May 9th), there is an excellent opportunity to attend a discussion at LACMA about "The Art of Looking". At this event they will be covering the unique art of print making by means of 19th Century woodblock printing and modern typography.
See more info here: http://www.lacma.org/event/gallery-discussion-8
Thursday, May 9, 2013, 12:30 pm
It's clear that the Chinese buyers and dealers have become an integral part of the global art market in recent years, but is Chinese art present in the market to a similar extent?
This article from NY Times discusses the disparity between the strong presence of Chinese buyers and the relatively low visibility for China's Art.
When conceptualizing this disparity, it is important to consider, "In artistic terms, is China a creator of value in this process, or mostly a receiver of value? And how can Chinese art become more visible around the world, getting into more museums and private galleries?"
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There are endless articles and opinions on how to collect art, but I think it goes without saying that an informed decision is the best. It is the duty of every collector and art expert to constantly read and remain current with the trends of the art market. That said, maybe we shouldn't believe everything we read. I found this article that brings up some great tips to remember while reading about the art market. I certainly appreciate the authors last line - "If it is real professional advice that you seek, it’s probably best to take out your wallet and call an art advisor."
See the full article at the link below!