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Asia Art Archive Annual Fundraiser 2017

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Asia Art Archive Annual Fundraiser 2017
"Conservatoire Royal Bruxelles" (2006) by Candida Höfer. Image Courtesy of Asia Art Archive.

Asia Art Archive (AAA)'s Annual Fundraiser returns this October and November with an auction of over 65 works of art donated by artists, collecters and galleries across the globe.

AAA is an independent non-profit organisation initiated in 2000 in response to the urgent need to document and make accessible the multiple recent histories of art in the region. With one of the most valuable collections of material on art freely available from its website and onsite library, AAA builds tools and communities to collectively expand knowledge through research, residency, and educational programmes.

 

"2017" (2017) by Fang Lijun. Image Courtesy of Asia Art Archive.

 

The Annual Fundraiser is an essential source of support for Asia Art Archive, as the funding empowers the independent non-profit's work on research and education about contemporary art in Asia. Recently, AAA launched a new website and digital infrastructure, which reaffirms the organisation’s ongoing commitment to ensuring that the collection of materials on contemporary art in Asia is easily accessible to all. They also presented a new editorial platform, Ideas, where content contributed by the team and respected members of the art community is published regularly.

 

"To Add One Meter to an Unknown Mountain - Performance Process" (1995) by Cang Xin. Image Courtesy of Asia Art Archive.

"Tiger Friendly" (2007) by Mithu Sen. Image Courtesy of Asia Art Archive.

"Butterfly 2014.8" (2014) by Zhang Yirong. Image Courtesy of Asia Art Archive.

"Closer... Come Closer..." (1994) by Kim Yong-Ik. Image Courtesy of Asia Art Archive.

 

This year’s auction features the works of Hong Kong artists Kwan Sheung Chi, Lee Kit, Joey Leung Ka-Yin, Leung Kui Ting, and Pak Sheung Chuen, alongside prominent Chinese artists Cui Jie, Wang Dongling, Yu Youhan, and Zhang Yirong. A selection of other renowned artists include Nobuyoshi Araki, Shilpa Gupta, Candida Höfer, Arin Dwihartanto Sunaryo, and Clare Woods.

 

"Painted Sculpture Series - Merriment" (2009) by Liu Jianhua. Image Courtesy of Asia Art Archive.

"Beer" (2015) by Maryam Jafri. Image Courtesy of Asia Art Archive.

"Lagedu #2" (2016) by Arin Dwihartanto Sunaryo. Image Courtesy of Asia Art Archive.

 

All of the works are available for bidding online here now until the 4th of November! Be sure not to miss it!

 

"China China" (2006) by Zhu Wei. Image Courtesy of Asia Art Archive.

"Apple Blossoms (After Fantin-Latour)" (2017) by Sam McKinniss. Image Courtesy of Asia Art Archive.


Any views or opinions in the post are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the company or contributors.


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