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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Johnson Chang on Chinese art past, present and future – interview

Looking back on 30 years in Hong Kong art, Hanart TZ’s Johnson Chang discusses the changes over the decades and his plans for the future.

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Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn 2013 sales: What will go under the hammer?

As Sotheby’s Hong Kong prepare to put major Asian art pieces under the hammer during their 2013 Autumn sales in October, Art Radar finds out what collectors and art lovers can expect.

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Three trends in Chinese contemporary art – Karen Smith book review

Karen Smith’s second book in the “As Seen” series outlines the emerging trends and developments in Chinese contemporary art, presenting 36 key artists’ profiles.

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Art Basel Hong Kong 2013: a fair to remember?

Visitors, exhibitors and critics weigh-in on the first Art Basel Hong Kong edition, which welcomed 60,000 visitors, 245 galleries and 3,000 exhibiting artists, and closed on 26 May 2013.

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Mixed results but confidence high: Christie’s Hong Kong Spring 2013 evening sale results

Asian buyers splashed out on Chinese abstract and contemporary Filipino art at Christie’s 25 May 2013 Evening Sale in Hong Kong after a record-shattering sale in New York.

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Asia Art Archive online: landmark moment for contemporary Asian art scholarship

Not just for Hong Kongers, Asia Art Archive’s collection is now open to an international audience, accessible through a custom designed website. Asia Art Archive (AAA) launched a beta version of its online collection on 5 June 2012. The initial … Continue reading