With Strong Sales, Art Hong Kong Confirms Its Position Amongst the World’s Leading Art Fairs

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HONG KONG.- Strong sales of work by artists from around the world including Liu Wei, Zhang Enli, Yan Pei-Ming, Jeff Koons, Andreas Gursky and Louise Bourgeois to collectors from Asia, Europe and America reconfirmed ART HK’s status as Asia’s premier art fair. The 4-day fair, which ran from 26-29 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre’ (HKCEC), attracted 260 galleries from 38 countries presenting works by more than 1,000 artists – with a record numbers of visitors attending, 63,511, a 37.7% increase on 2010, and a similar number of visitors to Art Basel in 2010. Art collectors attended the Fair from across Asia, Europe and the USA. High-profile collectors in attendance included Don and Mera Rubell of the Rubell Family Collection and the Contemporary Arts Foundation (Miami); Richard Chang (Beijing & New York); Sidonie Picasso; David