Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci, displayed at Christie’s in Central in October. More than one Asian buyer bid for the painting. Photo: Felix Wong

Asian collectors buying more Western art and setting sights higher as concerns over fakes rise and tastes diversify

The Hong Kong-based collector who spent US$81.3 million on a Van Gogh last year highlights a growing trend away from items of Asian origin for the continent’s collectors, while more first-time buyers are spending bigger money

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Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci, displayed at Christie’s in Central in October. More than one Asian buyer bid for the painting. Photo: Felix Wong
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