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Tag Archives: Poly Auction
Taking on art giants: Chinese auction houses hit Hong Kong – media round up
Posted on Monday, December 3rd, 2012
China Guardian and Poly Auction hosted their first sales in Hong Kong in late 2012. The moves may mark the first step in a growing international business strategy for mainland auction houses.
The (potential) politics of art: China’s soft power push
Posted on Wednesday, August 1st, 2012
The New York Times ran an article in June 2012 on Chinese museums and their recent push to host exhibitions of international artwork. We take a closer look at China’s soft power push.
China Guardian to host first Hong Kong sales in October 2012
Posted on Wednesday, July 25th, 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.
Chinese art market in free fall – June 2012 ArtTactic report
Posted on Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
Does the plummet in Chinese auction sales bode a return to a 2008 crash market? ArtTactic have released a new report on a Chinese art market that is showing signs of slowdown.
New records for Chinese auction houses despite market slowdown – ArtTactic report
Posted on Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
While the Eurozone crisis and rumors of a property bubble burst may have slowed the art market in the fall of 2011, Chinese art auctions still hit record sales for the year past.
How Chinese auction house Poly sold spectacular 83% lots in December 2008 art sale
Posted on Thursday, December 11th, 2008
ART AUCTIONS CHINA This weekend marked the end of the auction season on the Chinese mainland and, while spectacular success was had in antiques and antiquity sale categories, contemporary Chinese art shared little of the success…save for Poly Auctions, says Katie … Continue reading