Shanghai artist Hai Tien (left) and Sandra Walters attend an exhibition titled “A Brush with Heaven and Earth”. Walters, a pioneering art dealer and agent in Hong Kong’s art scene since the 1970s, has died in Paris at the age of 76. Photo: SCMP
Shanghai artist Hai Tien (left) and Sandra Walters attend an exhibition titled “A Brush with Heaven and Earth”. Walters, a pioneering art dealer and agent in Hong Kong’s art scene since the 1970s, has died in Paris at the age of 76. Photo: SCMP
Obituaries

Obituary | Sandra Walters, pioneering art dealer and agent in Hong Kong who inspired the city’s art scene

  • Walters arrived in Hong Kong in 1969 and co-founded Alisan Fine Arts gallery, a pioneering venture to promote Chinese modern artists from around the world
  • In her later role as an art consultant, she became one of the first to place Hong Kong art with large, multinational companies. Walters died in Paris aged 76

Shanghai artist Hai Tien (left) and Sandra Walters attend an exhibition titled “A Brush with Heaven and Earth”. Walters, a pioneering art dealer and agent in Hong Kong’s art scene since the 1970s, has died in Paris at the age of 76. Photo: SCMP
Shanghai artist Hai Tien (left) and Sandra Walters attend an exhibition titled “A Brush with Heaven and Earth”. Walters, a pioneering art dealer and agent in Hong Kong’s art scene since the 1970s, has died in Paris at the age of 76. Photo: SCMP
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