Modern and contemporary artworks at a preview exhibition ahead of Christie's Autumn Auctions Hong Kong. The auction house’s sale conducted before a live audience in the city brought better results than when the sale moved to New York and went online. Photo: Xinhua/Li Gang Modern and contemporary artworks at a preview exhibition ahead of Christie's Autumn Auctions Hong Kong. The auction house’s sale conducted before a live audience in the city brought better results than when the sale moved to New York and went online. Photo: Xinhua/Li Gang
Modern and contemporary artworks at a preview exhibition ahead of Christie's Autumn Auctions Hong Kong. The auction house’s sale conducted before a live audience in the city brought better results than when the sale moved to New York and went online. Photo: Xinhua/Li Gang
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How Hong Kong Christie’s auction broke records and outperformed New York online-only version: a viral tale of two cities

  • The sales reflected the state of the Covid-19 outbreaks in the cities: Hong Kong held a live auction, New York’s was online
  • The Hong Kong section of the auction broke 12 world records, while the New York sale failed to generate the same buzz

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Modern and contemporary artworks at a preview exhibition ahead of Christie's Autumn Auctions Hong Kong. The auction house’s sale conducted before a live audience in the city brought better results than when the sale moved to New York and went online. Photo: Xinhua/Li Gang Modern and contemporary artworks at a preview exhibition ahead of Christie's Autumn Auctions Hong Kong. The auction house’s sale conducted before a live audience in the city brought better results than when the sale moved to New York and went online. Photo: Xinhua/Li Gang
Modern and contemporary artworks at a preview exhibition ahead of Christie's Autumn Auctions Hong Kong. The auction house’s sale conducted before a live audience in the city brought better results than when the sale moved to New York and went online. Photo: Xinhua/Li Gang
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