Art auction in focus: Christie’s Hong Kong Spring 2012 Asian Contemporary Art Day Sale


Art Radar takes a focused look at the results of the Spring 2012 Christie’s Asian Contemporary Art Day Sale.

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Christie’s Hong Kong spring 2012 Asian art auctions: Modern sales outpace contemporary


Christie’s Hong Kong held their spring auctions from 26 to 30 May 2012. While several works sold above their estimates, sales of Asian modern art far outpaced contemporary.

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What is ahead for contemporary Asian art, 2012 and beyond? Part I


Art Radar is kicking off 2012 with a series of four posts that outline new trends in the Asian art world. How will dealers adapt as the world experiments with online market places?

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Ayyam Auctions targets young West Asian contemporary art lovers – event alert


Preview lots for the Ayyam Auctions The Young Collectors Auction until 16 January 2012, then head to Ayyam Art Center in Dubai the next day for the auction proper.

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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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Saffronart Autumn Auction 2011: top 5 lots


Saffronart has reported that over half of all lots in their 2011 Autumn Art Auction were sold. A work by Tyeb Mehta took the top lot spot, selling for USD1,565,000.

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Bonhams launches first Israeli art auction


Will 2011 be the year the Israeli art market makes it’s comeback? It is the year Bonhams has chosen for its first auction of modern and contemporary Israeli art and Judaica.

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Specially curated 3D art category in Sotheby’s 2011 spring sale


Does the addition of a new three-dimensional art catalogue category to Sotheby’s Spring 2011 Asian Contemporary Art sales mean the art form is becoming more collectable?

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