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UPDATES TO SOTHEBY’S HONG KONG: MODERN ART EVENING & CONTEMPORARY ART SALES SCHEDULE

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Modern Art Evening Sale and Contemporary Art Evening & Day Sales will be Relocated to Hong Kong and Held the Week of 5 July

Additional Sale Initiatives to be Announced in Due Course

In light of the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 virus outbreak, Sotheby’s has made the decision to relocate our Hong Kong Modern and Contemporary Art Sales back to Hong Kong in July. The three auctions - Modern Art Evening Sale and Contemporary Art Evening & Day Sales – originally scheduled to be offered on 16 April in New York – will be moved to the week of 5 July in Hong Kong to join the balance of our spring auction series. Travelling exhibitions in Hong Kong (27 – 28 March) and Taipei (4 – 5 April) will also be postponed, with new dates to be announced in due course.

Kevin Ching, CEO of Sotheby’s Asia, comments: “In reviewing our sale schedule, we have taken into consideration the advice from government and health authorities, the requirements of our clients, and logistical and operational feasibility. As the situation stabilizes in Asia, the relocation of these sales back to Hong Kong will provide the best possible sale context for our consignors and buyers.”

In addition to live auctions, Sotheby’s continues to offer a range of sale opportunities and formats, including private sale and online auctions, to maximize flexibility in meeting our clients’ needs during this period.

Sotheby’s will shortly be announcing additional sales initiatives to take place in Hong Kong from April – June across multiple channels designed to meet the market demand for transacting across collecting categories. Despite the current challenges, collectors continue to look for opportunities to buy and sell great art.

Please download the latest version of our app and visit our website to continue to stay up to date.
· Latest Updates to Sotheby’s Global Spring Sales Schedule (click here)
· Sotheby’s Hong Kong Spring Sales Calendar (click here)

UPDATED EXHIBITION AND SALE SCHEDULE

Week of 5 July 2020
Hall 5, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Chinese Works of Art
Fine Classical Chinese Paintings
Fine Chinese Paintings
Contemporary Art (Evening and Day Sales)
Modern Art (Evening and Day Sales)
Southeast Asian Art (Evening and Day Sales)
Magnificent Jewels
Important Watches
Wine

TRAVELLING EXHIBITIONS (To Be Confirmed)

Shanghai & Beijing
Taipei
Singapore
Jakarta
Bangkok
Tokyo

Exact dates and further details will be announced in due course. Please follow Sotheby’s official website and social media platforms for the latest updates.

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