10 avril 2021

Sotheby's presents the highest-estimated sale series ever staged in Asia

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s today unveiled the full offering of its 2021 Hong Kong Spring Sale Series to be held from 16 to 23 April, presenting categories ranging from fine art, including Chinese works of art and paintings, modern and contemporary art, through to the luxury market with jewellery, watches, wines and spirits. The week-long sale series encompasses outstanding works from times both ancient and modern, unified by the pursuit of the highest levels of creativity and craftsmanship by artists and brands alike. Featuring... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2019

Sotheby's Hong Kong Modern Art autumn sales present Zao Wou-Ki and Sanyu masterpieces

HONG KONG.- Two significant masterpieces will lead Sotheby’s Modern Art Evening Sale in Hong Kong on 5 October 2019: Zao Wou-Ki’s powerful 21.04.59, also making its auction debut, having been exhibited extensively since the 1970s – and Sanyu’s elegant Nu Rose sur Tissus Chinois – appearing at auction for the first time since it was created in the 1930s. A total of 33 lots will be offered in the evening sale, estimated to bring in the region of more than HKD 403 million (USD 51 million). The Modern Art Day Sale on 6... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2018

Sotheby's Hong Kong announces highlights from its Modern and Contemporary Art Evening Auctions

Sanyu, Nu endormi, executed in 1950s, oil on board, 50 x 100 cm, est. HK$ 20 – 30 million / US$2.56 – 3.84 million. Lot Sold 46,877,500 HKD (4,852,969 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby’s. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s unveiled highlights from its Evening Sales of Modern Art and Contemporary Art, both of which will be held on 31 March at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The auctions will be led by a line-up of Western Contemporary and Modern Art, as well as an array of rare works by Modern and Contemporary Asian masters.... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2017

Sale breaks European record for Chinese artist Sanyu

Lot 12. Sanyu (1901-1966), Pot de fleurs ou Pivoines, circa 1930. Huile sur toile, signée en bas à droite annotée au dos « Pivoines par Sanyu » et numérotée S 342 sur le châssis, 92 x 73,5 cm - 36 1/4 x 29 in. Estimation 3 000 000 - 4 000 000 €. Résultat: 8 797 500 €. Courtesy Aguttes. Oil on canvas, signed lower right, inscribed on reverse Pivoines par Sanyu BIBLIOGRAPHIE: Sanyu, catalogue raisonné: oil paintings. Rita Wong. Yageo Foundation & Lin &... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2017

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2017 Modern Asian Art

Hong Kong -  Sotheby’s Hong Kong Modern Asian Art Autumn Sales 2017 will take place from 30 September to 1 October, offering over 120 works by some of the most celebrated Modern and Post-War artists in Asia between early and mid-20th century. Headlined by two magnificent oil-on-canvas works, one by Zao Wou-Ki and the other by Sanyu, the sales also present two themed sections, namely ‘Movimento Punto: A Post-War Legacy,’ which documents the important ‘Punto Movement’ of the 1960s, and ‘Foujita: Image of Elegance’, which presents... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2017

Exposition "Voir Paris : Une Aventure Chinoise", du 24 au 27 avril chez Christie’s

Zao Wou-Ki (1921-2013), 29.09.64. Peint en 1964. Estimation : HKD 38.000.000-48.000.000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Paris – Les équipes de Christie’s sont heureuses d’organiser une exposition de plus d’une trentaine œuvres d’art contemporain asiatique du 24 au 27 avril prochain. De Zao Wou-Ki à Sanyu en passant par T’ang Haywen ou Chu Teh-Chun, cette exposition rend un vibrant hommage aux artistes chinois de l’école de Paris, une première sur la place parisienne. Parmi les œuvres qui seront présentées lors de cette... [Lire la suite]
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13 août 2013

Sotheby's to offer exceptional 20th century Chinese masterpieces from a distinguished private collection

Zao Wou-ki’s (1920–2013), 15.1.82 (triptych), oil on canvas, 1982, 195.3 x 390.5 cm (Est.: HK$68 –90 million/ US$ 8.7 – 11.5 million). Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- To mark its 40th anniversary in Asia, Sotheby’s Hong Kong’s Autumn 2013 Sale Series will be spearheaded by the eagerly anticipated Sotheby’s Hong Kong 40th Anniversary Evening Sale at 7pm on Saturday, 5 October, 2013, which will combine the best offerings of our 20th Century Chinese Art, Contemporary Asian Art and Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art categories.... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2010

Christie's Expects to See Momentum for Chinese Art Market

A Specialist of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Department of Christie's presents a pair of Famille Rose 'Peony' bowls of Yongzheng six-character marks within duble circles. EPA/YM YIK HONG KONG (REUTERS).- Auction house Christie's expects to sell HK$ 1.5 ($193 million) worth of predominantly Chinese artwork during its spring sales in Hong Kong, buoyed by recent positive art sales in the region. While the estimate is similar to the total achieved at Christie's previous sales series in Hong Kong last autumn, it expects... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2009

Masterpiece from Damien Hirst's Butterfly Series Sold for HK$17.2 Million

A woman looks at the artist Damien Hirst's artwork "The Importance of Elsewhere-The Kingdom of Heaven". (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) HONG KONG.- Seoul Auction, Korea’s leading auction house, held its Modern and Contemporary Art sale in Hong Kong on October 7, 2009, and achieved a total of HK$53.1 million (US$6.9 million). "The Importance of Elsewhere –The Kingdom of Heaven" from the renowned British artist Damien Hirst’s celebrated Butterfly Series achieved HK$17,222,000 (US$2,236,623), establishing a record as the... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2009

Sotheby's Achieves US$4,680,000 for Sanyu's Masterpiece

Sanyu (Chang Yu) 1901-1966, Lotus et Poissons Rouges (Lotus and Red Fish), detail. photo courtesy Sotheby"s HONG KONG.- Today at Sotheby’s Hong Kong 20th Century Chinese Art Autumn Sale 2009, Sanyu’s monumental Lotus et Poissons Rouges commanded HK$36,500,000/ US$4,680,000, selling to a Chinese buyer over the telephone after heated competition with five other bidders from across Asia (est. HK$15-25 million/ US$1,940,000-3,230,000). Sotheby’s achieved the second highest auction price for Sanyu as well as an auction... [Lire la suite]
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