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  1. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Auction test for Hong Kong's free-wheeling ink artists

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com China Guardian sale is first major gauge of buyer appetite, especially among mainlanders Auction test for HK's free-wheeling ink artists A special sale will showcase Hong Kong ink paintings and put local artists in touch with mainland collectors. The sale, part of China Guardian's spring auction at the Island Shangri-La tomorrow, will feature 25 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1205706/auction-test-hong-kongs-free-wheeling-ink-artists
  2. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Sotheby’s autumn sales in Hong Kong drop as China economy slows

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 10:19am by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... at the Pavilion that each sold for HK$23 million. New Hong Kong auction debutante China Guardian, now ranked among the world’s top four auction firms is shaking up the landscape in older Chinese ... in a Beijing sale. At Guardian’s debut Hong Kong auction on Sunday, a landscape series by Chinese ink painting master Qi Baishi, Album of Mountains and Rivers, 1922 sold for HK$46 million, helping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1057659/sothebys-autumn-sales-hong-kong-drop-china-economy-slows
  3. News - World - ART

    German recluse Cornelius Gurlitt gets Nazi-era art treasure trove back

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:00pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Berlin Prosecutor releases works some thought were looted by Nazis from Jewish owners German recluse gets art treasure trove back A public prosecutor in Augsburg will release the artworks they seized from the home of reclusive collector Cornelius Gurlitt two years ago, making the 81-year-old again the owner of the most contentious private collection in recent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1474162/german-recluse-cornelius-gurlitt-gets-nazi-era-art-treasure-trove-back
  4. News - Asia - ART

    Hot wax: Chinese sculptor Zhang Molei recreates North Korea's leaders, large and life-like

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 11:15am by Guardian News Service

    ... Guardian News Service In the closed state, the public treats wax doubles of Kim Jong-il and other key figures with the same reverence as the historic people they depict, the artist who created them says. The special allure of waxworks, says Zhang Molei, China’s foremost exponent of the art, is the opportunity to pose alongside the great and good. Even leaders cannot resist being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/1499768
  5. News - World - ART

    Italians angry over advert image of Michelangelo’s David holding rifle

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 09:48pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Florence Italian anger over gun-toting David In 1527 his arm was smashed by rioters. In 1991 a man attacked his toe with a hammer. Now, however, Michelangelo's David has suffered arguably his greatest indignity to date. To the horror of many in the Italian cultural establishment, the world-famous marble statue has been pictured in an advertisement cradling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1445519/italians-angry-over-advert-image-michelangelos-david-holding-rifle
  6. News - China - ART

    Mao envelope for Bo Xilai's father sold for 6.55m yuan

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 12:59pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... envelope by Mao Zedong addressed to Bo Xilai’s father, Bo Yibo, and another Chinese military leader has fetched 6.55 million yuan (HK$8.28 million) at the China Guardian’s Autumn Auctions in Beijing yesterday. A photo of the envelope uploaded by the China Guardian auction house on its official Sina Weibo account. Photo: SCMP “To Mr Fu Yisheng and Mr Bo Yibo,” Mao wrote in brush. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1365199/maos-envelope-bo-xilais-father-sold-655m-yuan
  7. News - World - ART

    Chinese painter, 75, accused over US$33 million New York art fraud likely to avoid prosecution

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:01pm by Guardian and agencies in New York

    ... Guardian and agencies in New York Qian Peishen, who allegedly forged works by artists such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko, and is charged with wire fraud, and lying to FBI, has moved back to China Three charged in fake paintings scam A 75-year-old Chinese-born painter accused of forging works by artists such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko and Willem de Kooning while living ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1494496/chinese-street-artists-counterfeits-used-us33-million-scam-fbi-says
  8. News - World - ART

    The Last Supper masterpiece restored 47 years after Florence flood

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 01:45am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Rome 'The Last Supper' back in one piece The last casualty of the devastating Florence flood of 1966 has been reassembled, raising hopes of a full restoration before the 50th anniversary of one of the greatest cultural disasters of modern times. Giorgio Vasari's The Last Sup per, painted on five wooden panels and measuring about 2.5 metres by 6.5 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1391215/last-supper-masterpiece-restored-47-years-after-florence-flood
  9. News - World - ART

    Art Basel Miami Beach attracts super rich, who keep on spending

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 10:39pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Miami Wealthy investors are expected to continue a multimillion dollar worldwide spending spree Miami art festival ready for splurge of super rich It is one of the world's biggest art festivals in a city renowned for sun, style and celebrity. Yet when Art Basel Miami Beach opened to the public yesterday, the annual gathering of artists, gallery owners, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1373770/art-basel-miami-beach-attracts-super-rich-who-keep-spending
  10. News - World - ART

    Leonardo da Vinci portrait lost for 500 years found in private vault in Switzerland

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Rome Painting of noblewoman found in private vault has the same enigmatic smile as the Mona Lisa Da Vinci portrait missing for 500 years unearthed Researchers in Italy claim to have unearthed the portrait of a noblewoman by Leonardo da Vinci which has been lost for 500 years and features the same enigmatic smile as his Mona Lisa. The portrait of Isabella ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1324829/leonardo-da-vinci-portrait-lost-500-years-found-private-vault-switzerland

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