The rise of Asian 20th century and contemporary art: Christie’s Hong Kong autumn auctions – round-up


With a strong auction season behind it, Asian 20th century and contemporary art looks set to rise in value in the upcoming year ahead. Zao Wou-Ki’s 29.01.64 sets a new world record for oil painting by any Asian artist at the last season … Continue reading

Newslink round up Art Basel 2009 – Indian, Japanese artists dominate coverage of Asians


ART FAIR Much of the traditional coverage of Art Basel takes the same format: descriptions of some highlighted artworks are interwoven with information about sales generally and, dealers willing, specifically. From this gathering of anecdotal, far-from-objective evidence some kind of assessment of the buoyancy of the market … Continue reading