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As Bonhams solidifies its place in Hong Kong's Chinese contemporary art market, its upcoming auction targets mid-range collectors with pieces by artists such as Liu Ye, Zhang Xiaogang, and Yue Minjun.
Although Hong Kong is clearly already a money-maker for auction houses like Sotheby's and Christie's, over the past year these auction houses have sought to cultivate a broader collector base in emerging markets like mainland China via more educational offerings.
With Christie's Hong Kong spring auctions less than two weeks away, Chinese collectors look as if they're still very much in the buying mood.
To address demand from New Chinese Collectors, new books and online resources, along with more forums and conferences, have appeared on the scene in mainland China and Hong Kong, designed with Chinese collectors and art enthusiasts (rather than just academics and curators) in mind.
Though mainland Chinese collectors obviously reign supreme at auctions held by domestic auction houses like Guardian and Poly, this fall, as traditionally dominant American and European collectors held back, mainland Chinese collectors were out in force and ready to buy at overseas auctions as well.
Astronomical Prices Paid For Historical And Quality Pieces In Recent Asian Auctions Defies Global Economic Woes As More Chinese Collectors Get In The Game Hardly any industry has escaped the global economic slowdown unscathed, and art is no exception, but recent auction results indicate that the art market — or at least pockets of the […]