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]

25 août 2017

Bonhams announces three Chinese and Japanese Works of Art sales in September

NEW YORK, NY.- On September 11 and 13, Bonhams New York will offer three auctions of The Dr. Sylvan and Faith Golder Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles, Twentieth Century Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, and Japanese Works of Art. The sales present an array of rare and exquisite ceramics, jades, metalwork, prints, and paintings, many offered from important private collections including property from the Ackerman collection, the collection of Judi Blum and the collection of Dr. Sylvan and Faith Golder.  ... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2015

Gianguan Auctions opens new gallery with collections of Buddhist art and scroll paintings

 NEW YORK, NY.- Gianguan Auctions will inaugurate its new Manhattan gallery at 39 W. 56th Street with a holiday sale of Buddhist art, Chinese porcelains and fine Chinese paintings, ancient to modern. Collections of stone seals, teapots and carved jades also come to the podium on Saturday, December 19th, beginning at 11:00 a.m.  Chinese Porcelains The Chinese porcelains include Famille Rose, Caledon, Zisha, and Blanc de Chine from the Yuan Dynasty through the Ming, Glazes run from copper red to wood grain,... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2014

Christie's Hong Kong announces auction highlights and programmes from auctions on May 24 to 28

An Imperial Favourite – The Yongzheng Emperor’s Dragon Zun. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014. Hong Kong – Christie’s Hong Kong will hold its 2014 Hong Kong Spring Auctions from May 24 to 28 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. From April, activities and events will take place throughout the season. Highlights from the auctions will tour six cities in Asia and five private sales exhibitions will also be organized. In addition, Christie’s Art Forums will be held and two short courses will be available through... [Lire la suite]
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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21 août 2012

Bonhams announces Fine Chinese Painting & Calligraphy sale this September 12

Zheng Xie (1693-1765), Calligraphy in Running Script, 1750 (detail). Ink on paper, mounted, framed and glazed, dated Qianlong gengwu(1750), 68 x 38 1/2in (172.2 x 97.8cm). US$60,000-90,000. Photo: Bonhams NEW YORK, NY.- On September 12, Bonhams New York will hold its inaugural Chinese painting and calligraphy auction featuring a selection of excellent examples spanning the 14th century to 2005. Comprised of over one hundred works on paper and silk the sale will commence with a number of early classical treasures.  Opening for... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2010

Wu Guanzhong, one of the fathers of modern Chinese art, died in Beijing on Friday

Wu Guanzhong 吴冠中 , born on August 29, 1919 in Yixing, Jiangsu Province, China. BEIJING (AP).- Wu Guanzhong, known as one of the fathers of modern Chinese art for combining western and Chinese elements in black and white oil paintings, has died. He was 90. He died in Beijing on Friday. "He was an inspiration for many Chinese artists, even to this day and one of the most important forces in modern Chinese art," Tan Ping, vice president of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, said in an interview with the... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2010

Les musées chinois peinent à enrichir leurs collections face à un marché de l'art qui s'envole

Lijiang par Wu Guanzhong, offert au Shanghai Art Museum, l'année dernière. Photo: CFP BEIJING (CHINE) [28.01.10] – Face à un marché de l'art où les collectionneurs chinois sont prêts à faire grimper les enchères, les musées du pays ont du mal à acquérir de nouvelles pièces pour les collections publiques. Selon un rapport ministériel, ils devraient allouer l'équivalent de 310 000 euros par an pour l'acquisition d'œuvres. Bien souvent, les sommes sont beaucoup plus minimes. Récemment, le ministère de la culture chinois a mené... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2009

Sotheby's Hong Kong Autumn Sales Estimated in Excess of US$100 Million

Hong Kong, August 2009 Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2009 will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 3 to 8 October 2009. This sales series will offer over 2,300 lots of Modern and Contemporary Chinese and Southeast Asian Art, traditional Chinese paintings, fine Chinese ceramics and works of art as well as jewellery, watches and wine with a total estimate in excess of HK$780 million / US$100 million*. Selected highlights will be showcased during travelling exhibitions across Asia and in New York in August... [Lire la suite]