Top price for Zhang Xiaogang at Sotheby’s Hong Kong – from 4 to 8 april 2014

What a record!

Art Market Talks

Sotheby’s concluded its auction series  between 4 and 8 April in Hong Kong with memorable results. Starting from the Evening sale of Modern and Contemporary Asian Art , which saw the prominent participation of Asian bidders, bringing the total to $ 86.4 million and an important record for a work by the artist Zhang Xiaogang ‘s Bloodline series , Big Family No. 3 of 1995 , an oil on canvas estimated $ 8.3-10.300.000 and sold for $12.1 million. In 2011, a record of $10 million for the triptych Forever Lasting Love seemed insurmountable. Among the many other records, that of Yoshitomo Nara with Night Walker,  2001, which exceeded the high estimate to $ 2 million; record for the artist and for a Southeast Asia work with S. Sudjojono (1914-1986) with an oil on canvas of 1979 entitled Our Soldiers Led Under Prince Diponegoro , that pulverized the maximum estimate of $ 2.5…

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