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Art Dealer

New York art dealer linked to fakes charged with tax fraud

US federal prosecutors have charged a New York art dealer with tax fraud in connection with the sale of paintings she claimed to be the works of celebrated artists, but some of which the government said were fakes.

Thursday, 23 May, 2013, 5:23am

Fu Baoshi's granddaughter: I was destined to deal art

Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Jenny Pat may be the director of an art gallery, but she loves blank walls. Paintings at her home are not hung, but rest casually against the sides of rooms.

4 Mar 2013 - 12:00pm

From Paris flat to Central gallery - art dealer Emmanuel Perrotin spreads his wings

Two decades ago, when Emmanuel Perrotin was 21, he began exhibiting work by aspiring artists in his Paris apartment. 'I managed to hide my bed in the closet, and took it out at night in the middle of the exhibits,' he said.

17 May 2012 - 12:00am

Chinese play smart at Europe fair

Zhang Ji, a wealthy Shanghai-based businessman, is eyeing some 18th- and 19th-century Western paintings for sale in the Netherlands, at the world's largest arts and antiques fair.

But Zhang, who owns a cable- and wire-making factory, is wary because he suspects that the artworks' prices might have been set higher, with Chinese buyers in mind rather than Western ones.

21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

As the West slumps, art dealers eye rich Asians

As economies in Europe and America slump, Western art dealers are turning their attention towards Asia.

Next week, more than 20 galleries - from the United States, Britain, France and the Netherlands - will make their debut at Fine Art Asia in Hong Kong, a fair showcasing antiques and contemporary art.

28 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

A fine distinction

Unrest in the Middle East, natural disasters in Japan and the volatile equity market in the West have cast a cloud over this year's European Fine Art Fair (Tefaf) but dealers were quick to find a silver lining in the burgeoning Chinese economy.

11 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Spanish art gallery owner celebrates 15 years in business - and a devoted husband

For 15 years Sofia Gaspar has been able to promote Spanish art in Hong Kong. For that, she has to thank a Canadian - her husband, Mark Brisson. 'It may sound very corny, but without him I could not have been in this business all these years,' the owner of Sofia Gaspar Spanish Contemporary Art gallery said.

11 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Andy Hei

'I usually get up at about 8.30am. Because my son is still young, we also have to get up at around 3am, 6am and 7am to check on him for a few minutes and put him down again, so I am always keen to grab some more sleep for an hour or so before facing the day.

27 May 2007 - 12:00am

Renaissance for art dealer

One ending is another new beginning for Sin Sin Man. The energetic designer-turned-gallery owner's Atelier, on On Lan Street in Central, will close its doors for good today, but she's busy setting up her new multi-functional gallery, called Sin Sin Annex, in the Hollywood Road gallery district.

24 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Dealers chase cancelled art show deposits

POLICE may be called in to help art dealers recover millions of dollars in deposits paid for stalls at Hong Kong and Singapore art shows which were never held - or blacklist the shows' organiser.

16 Aug 1998 - 12:00am