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Zhukova, girlfriend of Abramovich opens new 92,000 sf art space in Moscow 2008 – International Herald Tribune

Posted on August 25, 2008

        RUSSIA NEW CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE opens September 2008 Dasha Zhukova is to open a contemporary art space in the Bakhmetevsky Bus Garage, a giant red-brick Constructivist-era landmark near the Olympic Stadium in Moscow. Popular with architects the garage was designed in 1926 by Konstantin Melnikov. “I thought Moscow should have a space like this […]

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Daria Zhukova’s Garage Center is temporary, New York Times wrong – Moscow Times

Posted on November 18, 2008

  ART SPACE RUSSIA Daria Zhukova’s Garage Center for Contemporary Culture drew comparisons to New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art and London’s Tate Modern when it opened in a vast, reconstructed garage last month.But the Bakhmetevsky Bus Garage, an architectural landmark, is far from a permanent accommodation and will have to be vacated in […]

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New fair in London to focus on Russian collectors – FT

Posted on November 10, 2008

ART FAIRS RUSSIAN Another event is joining the already busy fair calendar, this time focusing on Russian art. The Russian Art Fair is planned to be held on June 6-9, at the same time as the Russian auctions, in the Jumeirah Carlton Tower hotel in London. The city is often dubbed “Londongrad” because of the […]

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Asians, women show momentum and banks tumble in Art Review’s Power 100 2008

Posted on October 23, 2008

INFLUENCERS ART Art Review monthly magazine has published its Power 100 list for 2008.  Produced annually since 2001 it is a ranking of the most influential participants in the art world and includes artists, gallerists, auctioneers and collectors. Trends this year include Higher rankings and numbers for women in a market tradtionally dominated by men – […]

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Posted in Ai Weiwei, Cai Guoqiang, Chinese, Collectors, Corporate collectors, Indian, Individual, Japanese, Subodh Gupta, Surveys, Takashi Murakami, Trends | Leave a Comment »

Global downturn will not affect art market says Hoffman, The Fine Art Fund – Business Standard

Posted on September 15, 2008

MARKET WATCH The art market will not be affected by the vicissitudes of the global economy Philip Hoffmann chief executive of The Fine Art Fund said to the Business Standard at the August 2008 Indian Art Summit. “The trading in art only looks to the economy of the super-rich,” he cites the example of Russian […]

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Russian art collectors are changing their tastes – New York Times

Posted on August 29, 2008

  RUSSIAN COLLECTORS Until recently, market experts say, the Russians were primarily interested in the decorative arts. In 2004, for instance, the Russian billionaire Victor Vekselberg spent $100 million for the entire Forbes family Fabergé collection. Then about five years ago, some of those Russian collectors widened their sights to mostly Russian-born artists, like Chagall. Since […]

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How Asians, Russians are changing the art market

Posted on June 12, 2008

Art market is better protected from slump thanks to buyers from more countries and new buyers from Russia, India, China, Middle East

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