China Guardian to host first Hong Kong sales in October 2012


Mainland China’s largest auction house, China Guardian, will conduct sales in Hong Kong for the first time in October 2012. The move is a direct challenge to Sotheby’s and Christie’s.

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Bonhams Contemporary Art Department inaugural Hong Kong 2012 auction all lots sold


Bonhams Contemporary Art Department held its first auction in Hong Kong on Sunday 27 May 2012. All works in the single-owner collection sale sold above their estimates.

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Mid auction season Hong Kong art market update: Sotheby’s sale round-up


The seven day Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn 2010 sales series was a revealing and record-breaking event. Most artworks sold for well above estimates, mainland Chinese buyers outnumbered those from Hong Kong and Asian art sales eclipsed those of Western art. Art Radar trowels the media to find and summarise the best reports on the sales.

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Top price for Oliver Stone's Zhang Xiaogang, half lots unsold at Christies Hong Kong sale – Bloomberg


ASIAN ART AUCTIONS A painting by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Xiaogang offered by Hollywood director Oliver Stone fetched HK$26.4 million ($3.4 million) at a Hong Kong art sale where half the lots were unsold, reflecting the prevailing gloom. Zhang’s “Bloodline: … Continue reading