S otheby’s Hong Kong’s Autumn Contemporary Art Evening Sale, scheduled for 6 October 2020, will present an exceptional selection of Western and Asian masterpieces of unprecedented diversity. Led by the stunningly vibrant Abstraktes Bild (649-2) by Gerhard Richter, the Sale showcases a stellar line-up of international blue-chip artists such as David Hockney and Adrian Ghenie, as well as debuts of major works in Asia by Francis Bacon, Marlene Dumas and Ellsworth Kelly.
Also highlighting the sales are Asian masterpieces by prominent names including Yayoi Kusama, Liu Ye, Kazuo Shiraga and Takeo Yamaguchi, alongside two prestigious collections from esteemed Asian collectors which will be offered across the Evening and Day Sales. “The First Avant Garde: Masterworks from the Johnson Chang Collection” features 14 Chinese Contemporary artworks hailing from the private collection of Johnson Chang, the eminent Hong Kong curator, critic and connoisseur, who is widely regarded for his ground-breaking efforts in placing the Chinese Contemporary art genre onto the international stage; while “Art of Tomorrow: Works Sold to Benefit the Chu Foundation” offers an eclectic selection of 34 lots from the private collection of prominent Hong Kong-based art collectors and patrons Natalie Chan Chu and Lawrence Chu.Please click here to view the full catalogue PDF.
Take a Virtual Tour of the Exhibition 線上虛擬展覽
The First Avant Garde: Masterworks from the Johnson Chang Collection
Lawrence and Natalie Chu on ‘The Art of Tomorrow’
The Contemporary Art Evening Sale will be live streamed on 6 October at 7pm. Viewers will be able to access the multi-camera auction on the page linked below.