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Larry's List: Phillips’ Hong Kong Fall Sales Present Exceptional Works Across 20th Century & Contemporary Art

HONG KONG – 25 September 2023 – Phillips is pleased to announce that their Hong KongSales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art are now available for viewing online.The Evening Sale will take place on 6 October, and the Day Sale will take place on 7 October at the company’s new Asia Headquarters in the West Kowloon Cultural District.Featuring an exceptional group of Modern works by 20th Century Chinese masters,alongside lots by Post-War, Contemporary and Ultra-Contemporary artists, therepresent a great depth of cross-category offerings to cater to the diversifying taste of today’s collectors. The public exhibition of the works will open on 28 September and will be on view through 6 October.

Jonathan Crockett, Chairman, Asia, Phillips, said, “Our carefully assembled Hong KongFall Auctions of 20th Century & Contemporary Art bring some of the rarest works from artist’s oeuvre to the fore and continue to spotlight artists from around the world who arenewer to the secondary market in Asia. To ensure that Asian artists get their deservedspotlight, this season, we have increased the proportion of works by Asian artists acrossEvening and Day Sales. Alongside the extraordinary work by Yoshitomo Nara leading theauctions, we have outstanding works by a broad spectrum of Asian masters including LiuYe, Zao Wou-Ki, Cai-Guo Qiang, Lee Ufan, Chu Teh- Chun, Zeng Fanzhi, Yayoi Kusama, andPark Seo-Bo. Also standing in dialogue are works by a new generation of Asian artists suchas Chris Huen Sin Kan, Fang Yuan, Oh de Laval and Elaine Chiu.”

Leading Highlights from the Evening Sale

This season’s Day Sale marks Hong Kong artist Elaine Chiu’s international auction debut, with a brilliantly vibrant painting “A Wonderful World” created for the sale. At just 27 years old, she has already cemented an impressive reputation as one of the city’s most exciting young talents, with her impactful work earning her a coveted spot on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia list for 2023 in the arts category.


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