A new wave of energy in the art market – Christie’s Hong Kong Spring Auctions 2014


Christie’s in Hong Kong held its “The Era of Asia, The Art of Asia” spring sales on 24 and 25 May 2014. Although no records were broken, sales proved that regional collectors have growing appetite for art collection.

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What is the future of contemporary ink painting? Asia Society panel discussion


The future of contemporary ink as a medium was explored by ink art experts in an Asia Society-organised panel discussion in May 2011. Lively audience time followed the talks.

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International contemporary ink artists show with Chinese in Shenzhen


The traditional art of Chinese ink painting has so far received little attention in the international art market. This state of affairs may finally be changing.

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Christie’s matches Sotheby’s in Hong Kong autumn auction success – coverage round-up


“The Perfect Storm” is what Christie’s International CEO Steven Murphy called the company’s Hong Kong Autumn 2010 auctions that ended on 2 December. The auctions resulted in a total of USD414 million in revenue from art and collectables sales which is a 95 percent increase from last year. To follow on from our report on Sotheby’s record-breaking October auction results, we round-up what’s being said in the media about the Christie’s event.

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Which artists from Asia are in the Pompidou Centre's collection?


    MUSEUM COLLECTIONS Helpful sources of objective and rigorous judgement, museums  provide an independent voice in an art world populated by more unscrupulous personalities and poor research than is ideal.  But how can we find out what the top museums are acquiring and what … Continue reading