Highlights of the First Open and Contemporary sales in Shanghai, showcasing artworks by Asian and Western contemporary masters and emerging artists
Now in its fifth year of operation, Christie’s Shanghai saleroom is a truly international auction platform, bringing together the culture and art of Asia and the West.
On 24 September, Christie's invites you to FIRST OPEN│Shanghai and 20th Century & Contemporary Art, two spectacular sales showcasing artworks by Asian and Western contemporary masters and emerging artists.
Part of Christie’s China 2017 autumn auction series, these sales offer a carefully curated selection of works with both international and cross-category appeal.
Highlights include works by Zao Wou-Ki, Xu Lei, Qin Feng, Marc Chagall, Andy Warhol, KAWS, Zeng Fanzhi and Xu Lei, as well as art by the Chinese literati.
‘Contemporary Scholars’ Studio’ will make its debut as a theme in this season’s sale, featuring works of art ranging from furniture to ink paintings and bonsais. The concept is a modern spin on the traditional intellectual approach to achieving a balanced lifestyle.