10 Xu Bing prints among auctionable items in Bonhams 2011 autumn sale – event alert

CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ART PAINTING HONG KONG

The Island Shangri-La Hotel in Hong Kong will host, on 28 November 2011, the Bonhams Fine Chinese Paintings and Modern Asian Art Autumn Auction. A set of ten prints by contemporary artist Xu Bing is among the 141 lots, as is work by living artists Zhu Ming and Liu Kuo-sun.

From the Bonhams press release, sent out to media on Wednesday 9 November 2011,

Bonhams is pleased to announce its Fine Chinese Paintings and Modern Asian Art Autumn Auction to be held on 28 November 2011 at the Island Shangri-La Hotel in Hong Kong. It will cover 141 lots of exceptional paintings by acclaimed Chinese masters and Asian artists with a total estimate of HKD20,000,000 to 30,000,000.

Other highlights mentioned in the press release include paintings, mostly ink and oils, by Modern Chinese masters Lin Fengmian, Chen Yifei, Zhou Chunya and Sanyu (Chang Yu).

Click here to view the catalogue for the Fine Chinese Paintings and Contemporary Asian Art auction, starting 28 November 2011.

Lot 764, Lin Fengmian, 'Sunflower', ink on coloured paper, framed and glazed, 67 x 67 cm. Image copyright: Bonhams 1793 Ltd.

Lot 764, Lin Fengmian, 'Sunflower', ink on coloured paper, framed and glazed, 67 x 67 cm. Image copyright: Bonhams 1793 Ltd.

Lot No. 828, Chen Yifei, 'Boating Under the Bridge', oil on canvas, 59.5 x 79 cm.

Lot No. 828, Chen Yifei, 'Boating Under the Bridge', oil on canvas, 59.5 x 79 cm.

Lot No. 830, Zhou Chunya, 'Three Scenes in Chongqing', each dated 1978 or 1979, three paintings: oil on paperboard mounted on wooden board. Image copyright: Bonhams 1793 Ltd.

Lot No. 830, Zhou Chunya, 'Three Scenes in Chongqing', each dated 1978 or 1979, three paintings: oil on paperboard mounted on wooden board. Image copyright: Bonhams 1793 Ltd.

Lot No. 832, Sanyu (Chang Yu), 'Seated Seated Girl Drawing #1', executed between 1920s and early 1930s, 44.4 x 28.5 cm. Image copyright: Bonhams 1793 Ltd.

Lot No. 832, Sanyu (Chang Yu), 'Seated Girl Drawing #1', executed between 1920s and early 1930s, 44.4 x 28.5 cm. Image copyright: Bonhams 1793 Ltd.

Public viewing of the works on auction will run from 24 to 28 November, with the auction itself being held on 28 November at 6:30pm at the Island Ballroom & Taishan Room, Island Shangri-La Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong.

KN/HH

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