As the Hong Kong Spring Sales season continues this week, it is worth recognizing some of the initial results that have already made the sales a remarkable success. Leading the Modern and Contemporary Art Evening auction was Andy Warhol’s Mao, a 1973 masterwork that sold for HK$98.5 million (US$12.7 million). The Brushwork II: All the World’s a Stage auction achieved the rare white glove designation as all 25 works succeeded in finding buyers, bringing the total to HK$89.6 million (US$11.5 million). Click ahead to see some of the highlights from Hong Kong so far with much more to come.
Hong Kong Spring Sales 1–5 April