On April 6th at the Sotheby's HK auction of 20th Century Chinese Art, one of the notable sales was Zao Wou-Ki's intricate and colorful diptych titled,10.03.83. The painting's pre-sale estimate was set between HK$25-32 million and suprised attendants when it fetched a whopping HK$37 million. Click here to read more of ARTINFO's Sotheby's HK auction highlights on the 20th Century Chinese Art sale.
Unfortunately, following this remarkable sale on April 9th, the artist Zao Wou-Ki passed away at aged 93. Click here to read Jason Chow of the Wall Street Journal's tribute to one of the most prolific Chinese painters of the 20th century.