Chinese art buyers poised for world market – AFP
Chinese art buyers have made a huge impact on the Asian market and are now poised to make inroads into the high-value international scene, says the new Asia chairman of one of the world’s major auction houses.
Kevin Ching says one of his aims as the newly-appointed chairman of Sotheby’s in Asia is to see the first Asian bid for a European Impressionist piece.
“I have been talking to some collectors in the past few months — a few of them expressed an interest,” Ching explains on the sidelines of the auction house’s Hong Kong spring sale….[Full Text]
– Photo: Kevin Ching, Chief Executive Officer for Sotheby’s in Asia (¬© AFP/File Woody Wu)