Hong Kong, 7 August 2015 Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2015 will take place from 3 to 7 October at Hall 3, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Exceptional objects encompassing Chinese Works of Art, Fine Classical Chinese Paintings, Fine Chinese Paintings, Contemporary Ink Art, Modern Asian Art, Contemporary Asian Art, Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art, Jewellery, Watches and Wines will be offered.

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ASIAN ART EVENING SALE|4 OCTOBER

This auction presents a series of monumental works of Modern and Contemporary Asian art, highlighted by works by Chen Cheng-Po, T’ing Yin-Yung, Hendra Gunawan and Miguel Covarrubias. Among the stellar array of works, Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles is set to attract international attention with its auction debut this fall, alongside large-scale paintings by Liu Ye and Gutai artist Shiraga Kazuo.

MODERN ASIAN ART DAY SALE|5 OCTOBER

The Modern Asian Art Day Sale features T’ing Yin-Yung as the cover lot. Two special series, entitled ‘National School of Art’ and ‘Central Academy of Craft Art’, will be presented, illustrating the trajectory of Modern Chinese art. Highlights of the sale also include important works by Lalan, Chen Yifei, Hsiao Chin and T’ang Haywen.

 

FULL CIRCILE – YOSHIHARA JIRO COLLECTION|5 OCTOBER

Full Circle – Yoshihara Jiro Collection is the first dedicated sale of works from Yoshihara Jiro on the market, featuring more than 20 fresh-to-market works by the legendary avant-garde art group Gutai’s founder – one of the most influential figures in postwar art history – previously kept in the artist’s personal collection. (See separate release for details)

CONTEMPORARY ASIAN ART DAY SALE|5 OCTOBER

The sale presents a line-up of important works from the most promising and sought-after artists from China, Japan and Korea, including Fang Lijun, Nara Yoshitomo and Chung Sanghwa, as well as works of young artists who constantly transform aesthetic ideologies

 

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART DAY SALE| 5 OCTOBER

The sale brings together notable modern artists’ works such as Anita Magsaysay-Ho, Mai Trung Thu and Sudjana Kerton, with the contemporary grouping led by Jane Lee, Pacita Abad and Nyoman Masriadi, showcasing the rich diversity of Southeast Asian art.

 

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART DAY SALE| 5 OCTOBER

The sale brings together notable modern artists’ works such as Anita Magsaysay-Ho, Mai Trung Thu and Sudjana Kerton, with the contemporary grouping led by Jane Lee, Pacita Abad and Nyoman Masriadi, showcasing the rich diversity of Southeast Asian art.

 

FINE CLASSICAL CHINESE PAINTINGS|5 OCTOBER

This autumn, Sotheby’s will launch its first dedicated sale of classical Chinese paintings in Asia for more than a decade, adding to its existing sales of the category in New York. The sale showcases more than 50 paintings and works of calligraphy, featuring rarified works from masters of the Song / Yuan to Qing dynasties.

 

CONTEMPORARY INK ART|5 OCTOBER

Contemporary Ink Art showcases diverse stylistic approaches to ink as a primary art medium by established painters whose 20th-Century innovations transformed the medium, merging traditional Asian philosophies with modern perspectives. Sale highlights range from paintings by Liu Dan, Liu Guosong and Zeng Xiaojun that reinvent traditional motifs, landscapes or calligraphies, to conceptual and abstract works by contemporary artists including Gu Wenda, Qiu Deshu, and Wang Tiande.

FINE CHINESE PAINTINGS|6 OCTOBER

The sale offers works by leading modern Chinese artists including Zhang Daqian, Fu Baoshi, Huang Binhong, Xu Beihong and Wu Guanzhong, many of which were attested by prominent exhibition history. Highlights include an assemblage of paintings by acclaimed Guangdong artists including ‘Lingnan School’ founders Gao Jianfu and Gao Qifeng; as well as calligraphy works by late Qing officials and distinguished epigraphy scholars from late Qing to the early 20th century.

 

CHINESE WORKS OF ART│7 OCTOBER

Imperial Consort The sale consists of three exquisite Imperial court portraits, including an exceptionally rare large Imperial portrait of Consort Chunhui by Giuseppe Castiglione, the only known official portrait of this grand size outside of the Beijing Palace Museum. The inscription of her posthumous name is by the Qianlong Emperor himself, indicating her favoured position among the palace ladies.

 

 

 

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