Jonathan Wong was appointed as Gallery Director in 2017, responsible for originating and presenting selling exhibitions for Sotheby’s S|2 Gallery in Hong Kong. In addition, he will continue to support Sotheby’s auctions of Contemporary Art in Asia.
Mr. Wong joined Sotheby’s in 2007 as Specialist in Contemporary Asian Art. Over the years, he has played a major role in many headlining auctions, including the sales of The Ullens Collection in 2011 and of Zheng Fanzhi’s The Last Supper which in 2013 achieved HK$180 million / US$23 million, still the world auction record for Contemporary Asian Art. Mr. Wong is also dedicated to promoting Hong Kong artists, spearheading the dual exhibition Next Destination: Hong Kong, the company’s first large-scale showcase of contemporary works by local artists. Prior to joining Sotheby’s, Mr. Wong was an arts journalist and editor.