Author Archives: Raj Rangarajan & Eileen Kinsella


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South Asian Modern Sales Show Mixed Market

London sales of South Asian modern and contemporary art, at Sotheby’s and Christie’s last week, presented a mixed picture of the market with widely uneven results. Read More


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Asian Art Sales Dip From Year-Ago Highs

Asian art sales held in New York the week of March 19–23, yielded lower overall volumes than last year, despite broad international demand for certain categories. Read More


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Regional Demand Drives Hong Kong Sales

Sotheby’s large and wide-ranging fall auctions in Hong Kong—the offerings of which ran from blue chip Bordeaux wines to antiquities, classical Chinese paintings and contemporary Asian art—once again underscored the intense demand from wealthy Asian buyers for fine art and other luxury goods. Read More


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Asian Art Sales Open Fall Season On A Strong Note

Fall auctions of Asian art got off to a solid
start on Sept. 13 with Christie’s sale of South Asian
modern and contemporary art, one of the fastest growing
sections of these biannual art auctions in recent years.
Sotheby’s also did well with an opening sale of classical
Chinese paintings that more than doubled presale estimates. Read More


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Sharp Rebound in Volume at Asian-Art Auctions

The results of auctions held at Sotheby’s and Christie’s during the semiannual Asia Week series March 23–26 indicated a recovery from the tepid sales of last year (ANL, 3/31/09). Read More