The weeklong series of sales held by Christie's in Hong Kong began on a high note with a total of HK$821.2 million ($106 million) spurred by a demand for vintage bottles of Chateau Latour and modern Chinese paintings. Totals for the first three days of sales were up by 40% over equivalent auctions last fall. Works by 20th century artist Zao Wou-ki sold to private Asian collectors for $5.27 million and $4.98 million, well above estimates, on May 28. Also of note, 392 lots of wine, direct from ...
Hudson River School Stories
Paul G. Stein
Sometimes a small painting can tell a big story. Such is the case with a six-by-nine-inch landscape by John S. Jameson. The painting is on display at the Olana State Historic Site in Hudson, New ...
10 reasons to visit Masterpiece London 2011
Release Date: 31 May 2011
Summer is almost here and we’re all busily putting the must-do events of the season in our diaries. One event not to be missed is the much acclaimed Masterpiece London, which takes place from 30 June – 5 July 2011, with a Preview on 29 June, on the South Grounds of the Royal Hospital ...
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