An employee poses with Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi on display at Christie's auction rooms in London. The rare painting of Christ sold for a record US$450 million last year. Photo: AP
An employee poses with Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi on display at Christie's auction rooms in London. The rare painting of Christ sold for a record US$450 million last year. Photo: AP
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China rises to No. 2 art market as billionaires more than double in 2017, closely watched report says

Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report finds China accounted for 21 per cent of US$63 billion global art sales last year in a market dominated by world’s super-wealthy; Asia ex-China’s market share forecast to rise as its wealth grows

An employee poses with Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi on display at Christie's auction rooms in London. The rare painting of Christ sold for a record US$450 million last year. Photo: AP
An employee poses with Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi on display at Christie's auction rooms in London. The rare painting of Christ sold for a record US$450 million last year. Photo: AP
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