News - Top prices achieved at Art HK 2010

Art HK 2010 is over and the sales numbers are in…The 4-day art fair attracted a total 46,115 visitors, up 65 percent on 2009. Major sales to Asian based collectors included:

• The Inescapable Truth, by Damien Hirst (2005) – the first formaldehyde work by the artist to be shown in China – was sold by White Cube for £1.75 million.
• Green Wall - Husband and Wife, by Zhang Xiaogang (2010) was sold by Pace Beijing for US$1 million.
• Galerie Lelong sold Sean Scully’s More Light (1988) for US$750,000.
• Anish Kapoor’s Untitled (2010) was sold by Lisson Gallery for £550,000.
• Sperone Westwater sold Liu Ye’s Composition with Bamboo and Grass (2007-08) for US$650,000.
• Yoshitomo Nara’s Rock’n Roll the Roll (2009) was sold by Marianne Boesky Gallery for US$350,000.