Sotheby's Beijing Art Week 2013


Friday 29 November

Gallery Walks


Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art: Auction Preview


Age of Elegance: European Paintings, Furniture and Works of Art from the 19th Century,
Selling Exhibition


Modern Masters: From Rembrandt to Picasso - Representation of the Figure in Western Art, Selling Exhibition


Highlights of Important Old Master Paintings from New York 

Saturday 30 November



Collecting Chinese Antiquities
Dr. Tao Wang, Head of Chinese Works of Art Department, Sotheby’s New York


The Jadeite Collection of the Palace Museum and the Imperial Lifestyle in Qing Dynasty
Ms. Rong Zhang, Librarian and Scholar from the Palace Museum 


Appreciation and valuation of 19th Century European Decorative Art
Mr. Xavier Jover, Head of 19th Century  Furniture Department, Sotheby’s New York 


Impressionist and Modern Art: Landscape and Portraits
Mr. David Norman, Co-Chairman, Impressionist and Modern Art Worldwide, Sotheby’s New York

Panel Discussion


Dialogue: Classical and Contemporary

Panelists: Professor Qingsheng Zhu, Director of the Center for Visual Studies, Peking University, Professor Yin Ji'nan, Chair, Department of Art History, Central Academy of Fine Arts, and Professor Xu Tianjin,  School of Archaeology and Museology, Peking University

Moderator: Dr. Tao Wang, Head of Chinese Works of Art Department, Sotheby’s New York

All gallery walks, lectures and panel discussion are free and open to the public.

For registration: +86 10 8409 4246  |

Educational programme co-organized with Sotheby’s Institute of Art