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  1. Art fair proves a hit with buyers and sellers

    Posted May 20th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... and Gandhara Art from Pakistan reportedly sold out. Among the significant sales was Seoul-based Gana Art Gallery's Untitled by Chinese painter Yue Minjun, which sold for US$1.5 million. Hong ... of the most significant sales at ART HK 08 (in US$) 380,000 Portrait du Timonier No 7 Yan Peimin 1.5m Untitled Yue Minjun 350,000 Square Word Calligraphy Xu Bing 320,000 3 April 2007 Ugo Rondinone ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTISTIC IMPRESSIONS KEVIN KWONG

    End in sight for seasonal exhibition drought

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... on September 5. The three-member collective are known for their calligraphy that is "performed" after they get wasted on alcohol. Also from the mainland is Yue Minjun, known for his cynical ...

  3. Sotheby's Spring Sales

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Showcases more than 1,400 lots of Chinese and Southeast Asian classical, modern and contemporary paintings, jewellery and watches, including Yue Minjun's Take the Plunge (right). Also features talks and lectures on art collection and investment, booking required. Preview: today-tomorrow, 10am-6.30pm; auctions: Tue-Fri, various times, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - COMMENT

    Acquisitions no easy way for Singaporean banks to win in Hong Kong, mainland China

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by George Chen

    ... value at the end of last year, indicating it did not pay too much for the deal. In comparison, mainland investment firm Yue Xiu recently offered a price-book value of 2.08 times for Chong Hing ...

  5. Colourful tale of love, fortune and loss behind iconic art sale

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry It may set a new record price for a work of Chinese contemporary art when it goes under the hammer in London later today. Whatever unfolds in the auction room, however, Yue Minjun's Execution has already left an indelible mark on the lives of four people for whom the past decade has been coloured by the haunting work. At the centre of the story behind the painting ...

  6. New Year Quiz Answers

    Posted Jan 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Satellite Radio 10 US Vice-President Dick Cheney, on Hillary Rodham Clinton's nickname for him Arts & Books 1 Kurt Vonnegut 2 Yue Minjun 3 J.K. Rowling; Professor Dumbledor 4 Mime artist ...

  7. Artist makes interesting connections with sardonic figures

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. If modern Chinese pop art such as the smiley-faced pictures of Yue Minjun is your cup of tea, then the quirky figurines of Fujian-born Luo Zhenhong should interest you too. Twenty pieces that the 27-year-old has created in the past three years are on display at the Contemporary by Angela Li gallery in Hollywood Road. Like ...

  8. Artistic impressions

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by Beijing artist Yue Minjun. To win Chance Machine you have to draw out four balls that bear each of the characters of Yue's work, Tu Nian Ji Xiang (Good Luck in the Year of the Rabbit). I had five chances and a ball that had 'Nothing' written on it kept being drawn. It was rather ominous. I didn't go home with Yue's piece- but neither did the 700 people who also ...

  9. Yue might be off the hook over 'grave error'

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Tanna Chong Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen signalled Secretary for the Civil Service Denise Yue Chung-yee need not resign over a Legislative Council select ... official should be punished as a result of the fiasco. Tsang's remarks came a day after the Legco committee released a report which 'deeply regretted' Yue's performance ...

  10. A Virtuosic Showcase of Yue Opera Classics

    Posted Jun 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Xiaobaihua Yue Opera Troupe of Shaoxing (including Wu Suying, right) performs: The Lady General Mu Guiying Leads Her Army to War, Jun 11, 7.30pm; various opera excerpts, Jun 12, 2.30pm; Three Glimpses of the Princess, Jun 12, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$350; and Interrogating the Husband, Jun 13, 7.30pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, ...




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