Artists set records at Sotheby's spring sale

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 07 April, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 07 April, 2010, 12:00am
 

A Sotheby's spring sale of contemporary Asian art raked in a little more than HK$144.88 million yesterday, while its Southeast Asian paintings fetched almost HK$69.3 million. World records were set by Liu Ye, whose work Bright Road fetched HK$19.14 million, and Lee Man-fong, whose Bali Life sold for HK$25.3 million. Many prices exceeded estimates by up to six times.

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