Christie’s Hong Kong autumn auctions: A pan-Asian vision


Christie’s Hong Kong’s autumn auctions for Asian Contemporary, which closed on 24 November, broke new records showing renewed strength in the Asian art market.

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Hong Kong autumn auctions set new world records – sales round up


Sotheby’s, Christie’s, Poly Auction and China Guardian all had major auction sales from 4 to 9 October 2014 that, despite Hong Kong’s Occupy protests immobilising the city’s main arteries, registered attendance and bidding momentum setting new world records for Asian contemporary artists.

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Unexpected results reveal hidden trends at Sotheby’s Hong Kong 2014?


Sotheby’s spring sales of Contemporary Asian Art held on 5-6 April 2014 presented unexpected passes and some record sales, uncovering new trends among Chinese collectors right now.

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Yoshitomo Nara shows first-time bronze sculptures: Japan exhibition tour


Starting in July 2012, a huge exhibition of new work by 52-year-old Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara will travel to three museums in his home country.

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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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Large art is back, reports The Art Newspaper


According to The Art Newspaper, Large art is making a comeback. The resurgence of massive art comes on the crest of an increase in the number of gigantic gallery and museum spaces.

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Liquidity propels prices, Chinese Political Pop is back – Sothebys Contemporary Asian Art Auction 2009 Hong Kong


SOTHEBY’S AUCTIONS HONG KONG CONTEMPORARY ASIAN ART Although called a Contemporary Asian Art auction, this sale was dominated by Chinese artists which was a canny move by Sotheby’s given that mainland liquidity is driving prices of property in Hong Kong to … 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