“Crazy Rich Asians” star Fiona Xie with Zao Wou-ki’s “Sans titre, entre août et décembre 1958” (1958) at Sotheby’s auction in Singapore on August 28. Photo: Sotheby’s
“Crazy Rich Asians” star Fiona Xie with Zao Wou-ki’s “Sans titre, entre août et décembre 1958” (1958) at Sotheby’s auction in Singapore on August 28. Photo: Sotheby’s
Art

Singapore and Indonesia’s art markets are roaring back to life. What does that mean for Hong Kong?

  • August saw collectors flock to Sotheby’s first live sale in Singapore in 15 years, while Indonesia’s Art Jakarta fair returned after a two-year hiatus
  • The inaugural edition of the Art SG fair in January 2023 is seen by many as a barometer to gauge whether Singapore can actually transform into a global art hub

“Crazy Rich Asians” star Fiona Xie with Zao Wou-ki’s “Sans titre, entre août et décembre 1958” (1958) at Sotheby’s auction in Singapore on August 28. Photo: Sotheby’s
“Crazy Rich Asians” star Fiona Xie with Zao Wou-ki’s “Sans titre, entre août et décembre 1958” (1958) at Sotheby’s auction in Singapore on August 28. Photo: Sotheby’s

Corrected [12:15pm, 6 Oct, 2022]

  • [12:15pm, 6 Oct, 2022]

    The story misquotes Shuyin Yang, director of Art SG, as saying: “Singapore has the potential to become a global art capital, but we never want to overestimate the work that we’re going to have to put in.” Yang said "underestimate", not "overestimate".

  • We are part of the Trust Project What is it?
READ FULL ARTICLE