Sotheby’s Announces Contemporary Asian Art Autumn Sale

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HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong will hold its Contemporary Asian Art Autumn Sale 2010 on 4 October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, bringing forward a total of 217 lots estimated at over HK$150 million / US$19 million. The sale highlights an important work of contemporary Chinese art – Zhang Xiaogang’s 1992 masterpiece, Chapter of a New Century – Birth of the People’s Republic of China II (Est. HK$21 – 23 million / US$2.69 – 2.94 million). This season we are also honoured to present Property from an Important European Collection, which encompasses 38 lots with a total estimate of over HK$30 million / US$3.8 million (please refer to separate press release for details). Ms. Evelyn Lin, Sotheby’s Head of Contemporary Asian Art Department, said, “We achieved auction records for works by Liu Ye and other artists at our Spring Sale 2010, which