Sotheby’s organised Zhang Daqian: The Master exhibition, at its Hong Kong gallery in October 2019. The auction house said that the protests and coronavirus pandemic are hard for Hong Kong’s art market but the city will overcome such challenges. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong art dealers, decimated by months of protests and coronavirus, turn to the internet to find buyers

  • Art dealers and galleries employ digital tools to boost sagging fortunes of the once vibrant art market
  • Hong Kong’s auction market saw double-digit declines in value for a second consecutive year in 2019, after sales reached a record high in 2017, according to the Art Market 2020 report
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Sotheby’s organised Zhang Daqian: The Master exhibition, at its Hong Kong gallery in October 2019. The auction house said that the protests and coronavirus pandemic are hard for Hong Kong’s art market but the city will overcome such challenges. Photo: Nora Tam
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