Vibrant Southeast Asian Modern & Contemporary Art to Be Presented at Christie’s Spring Sales in May


HONG KONG.- Christie’s Southeast Asian Modern and Contemporary Art Spring Auction on 30 May, at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, presents distinctive highlights from some of the most vibrant and invigorating voices within Southeast Asia’s art scene. Featuring 115 works spanning the history and geography of the Southeast Asian region, the sale brings together modern masterpieces of undisputed provenance and some of the most sought-after contemporary art. The estimated value is in the range of HK$30 million / US$3.8 million. Headlining the modern section is a rare and exceedingly fine genre scene by Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur de Merprès, depicting early 20th century Bali at the height of its tropical charm. Temple Festival in Bali (Lot 1799, estimate: HK$1,900,000 –