Chinese art buyers poised for world market – AFP

From AFP via SawfNews:

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)

April 9, 2007, 8:54 PM
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