At a Glance: V&A's Design Society opens in Shenzhen, effects of US Tax reforms on art market
Looking East - London's V&A opens four galleries in China this month Design Society in Shekou, Shenzhen is China's first dedicated design museum. The Rmb 1.3bn ($200m) initiative, eight years in the making, is the first new venue to involve a foreign institution in all aspects of its creation.
How will Trump's tax reforms on section 1031 affect the art market? "As far as international effects, the clearest one will be in the volume of objects brought to market. If sellers face a more certain short-term tax consequence, they may not consign the objects for sale. In a global market, that effect will be felt far beyond US shores."
British Museum to move objects in storage out of London "In a partnership with the University of Reading, the museum said it would create a new storage and study centre at Thames Valley science park, currently host to a bevy of biotechnology and IT companies."
DL Atelier designs museum inspired by porcelain-making process in Sanbao near Jingdezhen The village already hosts a concentration of artists and exhibition spaces, so the studio set out to create a unique environment that uses architecture to evoke the intense relationship between the makers and the material.