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NFTs ruled as digital assets after Singapore court freezes blockchain sale of Bored Ape

Collector has won a court injunction to stop the sale of an NFT that was used as collateral against a loan

'We approach it like dating—try it for one year first, and see': Art Basel partners with S.E.A. Focus fair in Singapore, but insists it is committed to Hong Kong

The fair company has already collaborated with Art Week Tokyo next week, and says its role is to help and "hold their hands"

Influential Singapore arts centre the Substation closes down permanently after 30 years

Venue's board announced closure "with profound sadness" in March after losing sole tenancy of the theatre and gallery space

Will it ever happen? Inaugural Art SG postponed for a fourth time

The first edition of the Singapore fair, first announced in 2018, is now scheduled to happen in January 2022

Singapore art space prepares final show in Gillman Barracks after Covid-19 shortfall

NTU Centre for Contemporary Art to close physical venue in March, casting doubt on future of gallery district

Art SG cancels inaugural fair—again

After postponing last year, first edition planned for this autumn will now happen in November 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic

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Singapore's SEA Focus fair navigates censorship and Taipei Dangdai date clash

Strong second edition of event, dedicated to Southeast Asian art, narrowly avoided coronavirus panic

Inaugural Taiwan and Singapore fairs shrug off the gloom

Predicted stockmarket slowdown and stiff competition do not deter two debut fairs, but Art Stage Singapore is cancelled at the eleventh hour

Art Stage Singapore cancelled

Fair director Lorenzo Rudolf says the "given circumstances" leave no other choice

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What Chinese collectors are really buying

While ancient art and ceramics remain popular, Contemporary Chinese art is taking off at home, and buyers outside the mainland are slowly looking toward Western art

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Indonesian tycoon Tong Djoe loses appeal in fake case

An Indonesian businessman has lost his appeal against claims that he sold a fake painting, according to reports in the Singapore press

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All’s fair in art market war: Competition heats up as Art Basel and Frieze expand

Smaller art fairs such as the Armory Show and Art Stage Singapore are feeling the strain

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Greater China resists the economic flu

In market competition between Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taipei and Singapore, Hong Kong still comes top, with Taiwan second