US artist Jeff Koons at Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Photo: Enid Tsui
US artist Jeff Koons at Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Photo: Enid Tsui

Art Basel Hong Kong opens with sale of US$35 million painting

The region’s biggest contemporary art fair opened with a bang with the sale of Willem de Kooning’s Untitled XII, while dealers expressed confidence in Asian demand for contemporary art and US artist Jeff Koons showed off his works

US artist Jeff Koons at Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Photo: Enid Tsui
US artist Jeff Koons at Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Photo: Enid Tsui
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