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How can the visual arts field become more visible and more open to the public? This spring, the Arts Council carried out a pilot project in which five actors were given the opportunity to try different methods to reach a larger audience and, in the long run, increase sales of art.
In a sign of growing demand for artworks, a major auction house based in Seoul saw sales from a recent bidding reach a fresh high since the 2008 global financial crisis. Seoul Auction sold artworks worth 24.3 billion won (US$21.4 million) in the latest bidding held Tuesday, with 87 percent of the artworks finding new owners during the event, it said Wednesday.
Singapore launched its second series of Street Corner Heritage Galleries for traditional trades and businesses on 22 April 2021. The scheme invites qualifying traditional trades and businesses with at least thirty years of history to collaborate with the National Heritage Board of Singapore (NHB) to co-curate heritage galleries to be hosted within the premises of these traditional trades and businesses.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), is launching Legacy: Recent Acquisitions of the IDB Art Collection, its first entirely virtual exhibition, which focuses on climate change and sustainability, gender equality, and economic recovery. These works, in a variety of media by artists from a dozen countries, encapsulate the true ethos of our collection: that art is one of the most powerful tools for transformation.
China is set to launch a special exhibition to display a cluster of precious collections from the museums and art institutions across the country in celebration of the International Museum Day (IMD) on May 18, said the National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA) at a press conference on Saturday.
La metodología de gestión de riesgos constituye una herramienta eficaz a disposición de las instituciones responsables de la custodia del patrimonio museológico para evitar su exposición a agentes externos, garantizando tanto la accesibilidad de estas obras al público como la preservación de la integridad de las colecciones. Por su amplia variedad de materiales, soportes y técnicas utilizadas y continua evolución, el arte contemporáneo se consolida como una tipología del acervo de las instituciones culturales y museísticas que requiere de una estrategia de conservación con un enfoque específico.