TITLE

AUCTION UPDATE: BARELY COVERED

AUTHOR(S)
Cohn, Don J.
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
ArtAsiaPacific;Nov/Dec2007, Issue 56, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on contemporary art auctions that took place in September 2007 in New York City. The article reports on auctions held at Sotheby's and Christie's auction houses in London, England. The author discuses art sold by several artists, including Yue Minjun, Zhang Xiaogang, and Fang Lijun.
ACCESSION #
27449195

 

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