The Cultural Evolution

Conrad III, Barnaby
October 2007
Forbes Asia;10/1/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 16, p70
The article focuses on the development of China's art market. During its March 2007 sale in New York, Sotheby's auctioned off $25 million of freshly minted Chinese paintings. "Bloodline: Three Comrades," an oil painting by 49-year-old Zhang Xiaogang depicting blank-faced survivors of China's self-destructive past was sold for more than $2 million. According to Dutch-Scottish art dealer Michael Goedhuis, there was an eruption of creativity in China, from art and film to design and architecture.


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