Zeng Fanzhi’s “The Last Supper” breaks records at Sotheby’s 40th anniversary sale, Hong Kong 2013


Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi’s The Last Supper breaks record at USD23.3 million at Sotheby’s Hong Kong 40th Anniversary Evening Sale on 5 October 2013.

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Sotheby’s Hong Kong spring 2012 auctions: Modern Asian art still outselling contemporary


Sotheby’s just wrapped up their spring auctions in Hong Kong. Though Chinese art sold well, modern works were the clear highlights of the show.

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Higher level of international exposure for Southeast Asian art at Christie’s


Christie’s includes Southeast Asian art in their Hong Kong autumn 2011 Asian 20th century and contemporary art sales along with art from China and other parts of East Asia.

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


Bonhams Fine Chinese Paintings and Modern Asian Art Autumn Auction features work by contemporary artist Xu Bing and living artists Zhu Ming and Liu Kuo-sun.

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Middle Eastern and Chinese contemporary art short courses Christie’s and Sotheby’s – winter/spring 2011


Londoners or New Yorkers can learn about the art of China at both Sotheby’s Institute and Christie’s Education this February and May, although those in London get the added bonus of having the opportunity to attend a evening lectures on Middle Eastern contemporary art throughout May and June. Read on for more.

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3 contemporary Chinese painters make Artprice report top 10


ASIAN ARTISTS CHINESE CONTEMPORARY PAINTERS ART MARKET Three Chinese artists feature in Artprice’s top 10 of contemporary painters by revenue, alongside four Americans and three Europeans. Artprice claims there is a turn towards ‘‘figurative American and Chinese painting, at the … Continue reading