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Zhang Daqian

Nun: 1; Sotheby's: 0

Posted 10.09.2012 | Arts

What a nun wants, a nun gets. At least that's what Sotheby's decided this week, when a 60-year-old Taiwanese Buddhist sister demanded that a $1.65 mil...

Move Over Picasso: New Top Auction Earner

Posted 01.13.2012 | Arts

Chinese artist Zhang Daqian has knocked Picasso from a very high pedestal. The artist generated $506.7 million from auctions in 2011 alone. Close ...

Sotheby's Blockbuster Sale Of Chinese Paintings

Businessweek | Posted 12.04.2011 | Arts

Oct. 5 (Bloomberg) -- A marathon of competitive bidding by collectors of Chinese artworks pushed a Hong Kong auction to more than three times its esti...

PHOTOS: Warhol Would Be Proud: Hong Kong Art Auction Nets $227 Million

Posted 08.07.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) The Asian market was on every enthusiast’s radar this past week, following a series of highly successful Christies auctions sp...

China Takes Top Spot in Art Auction Sales Away From the US & UK -- What It Means for Global Culture

G. Roger Denson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

2011-03-21-kl.jpgOn Saturday, March 19, the world learned that China became the #1 earner in fine art auction revenue for the year 2010.

Bets Are In For 2011's Art Sales: Pop, Calder, Contemporary Chinese Art

wsj.com | KELLY CROW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The auction market gained momentum throughout 2010, as art buyers began shrugging off their recession fears and wealthy newcomers from Asia joined the...