On April 26, Christie’s will present its 2014 Shanghai Spring Auction at Jing An Shangri-La Hotel, featuring over 60 works of Asian and Western 20th century and Contemporary art, from artists such as Liu Wei, Zao Wou-Ki, Aya Takano, I Nyoman Masriadi, Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Pablo Picasso and Bernard Buffet. This international showcase draws on Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Southeast Asian and Western art and spans subject matter, styles and technique from modern masters to cutting-edge contemporary talents.
Auction highlights will be on view in Beijing on April 18-19, returning back to Shanghai on April 24-26, and presented in the evening auction on April 26. We are delighted to also tour highlights from the Hong Kong spring auction, as well as international private sales and masterpiece exhibitions featuring Asian Contemporary Art, Chinese Paintings, Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Impressionist and Modern Paintings, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Jewelry and Watches. In addition, from April 18 to 26 Christie’s will host a full programme of educational lectures, gallery tours and see the return of the popular Christie’s Art Forum series where global artists, collectors, and art professionals will be invited to engage in talks on art and collecting, and to discuss trends and developments in the global art market.
“This season, we will continue to present to Chinese collectors an exceptional collection we have sourced through our global network, bringing art concepts and forms from various periods and regions to further international art and cultural exchanges,” said Jinqing Cai, President of Christie’s China. “This year, we are delighted to showcase artworks in both Beijing and Shanghai and look forward to sharing a rich art and diverse experience with Chinese collectors and art enthusiasts.”