Modern artists dominate Christie’s Hong Kong spring sales

Asian modern and contemporary art continues to gain ground among collectors at Christie’s Hong Kong’s spring auctions.

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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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“Modest by international standards”: Sotheby’s inaugural China mainland sale receives measured reactions

Sotheby’s first auction in mainland China, the Modern and Contemporary Art sale on 1 December in Beijing, saw healthy overall bidding, selling 82 percent of lots and setting a new record for Chinese grandmaster Zao Wou-ki.

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10 Xu Bing prints among auctionable items in Bonhams 2011 autumn sale – event alert

Bonhams Fine Chinese Paintings and Modern Asian Art Autumn Auction features work by contemporary artist Xu Bing and living artists Zhu Ming and Liu Kuo-sun.

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Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sale 2011: Contemporary Asian Art

Art Radar reports from the auction room of Sotheby’s evening sale of Contemporary Asian Art on October 3, 2011. The 176-lot sale featured two ‘premium’ works, and revealed lagging enthusiasm in the contemporary Asian art market

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New fair Art Stage Singapore announces 100+ list of gallery participants

Art Stage Singpore has released the names of galleries and artists that will be attending the art fair in January next year. This event is new to Singapore and aims to bring together artists, art professionals and collectors from the West and East while also focussing attention on art from surrounding regions. The seasoned Lorenzo Rudolf, who has been involved with Art Basel and ShContemporary, is Fair Director. We have copied the media release for you to read.

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3 contemporary Chinese painters make Artprice report top 10

ASIAN ARTISTS CHINESE CONTEMPORARY PAINTERS ART MARKET Three Chinese artists feature in Artprice’s top 10 of contemporary painters by revenue, alongside four Americans and three Europeans. Artprice claims there is a turn towards ‘‘figurative American and Chinese painting, at the … Continue reading

Book: Chinese Contemporary Art 7 Things You Should Know

BOOK OVERVIEW CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ART Chinese Contemporary Art: 7 Things You Should Know – Melissa Chiu In China today, contemporary art is readily available in public museums and private galleries in burgeoning gallery districts, and in three new art fairs … Continue reading