The South China Morning Post’s Enid Tsui remains skeptical of the auction houses’ new strategy to bring Western Contemporary art to Hong Kong for sale. Her main complaint is that the works the auction houses have been bringing haven’t been choice.
This weekend, Phillips has Doig, Condo, Keifer, Richter and Ruscha on offer in Hong Kong. Christie’s has Cecily Brown, Willem de Kooning, Adrian Ghenie, Rudolf Stingel and Cy Twombly (not to mention Njideka Akunyili Crosby too.)
We’ll all be watching closely to see if Christie’s and Phillips are better able to gauge the market than Sotheby’s was. But Tsui suggests going in a different direction:Continue Reading