Artist Irene Chou, in 1998. Photo: SCMP
Enid Tsui
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The Collector by Enid Tsui

Why Irene Chou’s art was not dominated by her troubled marriage

  • Her filmmaker husband’s alleged infidelities did not reflect in the works of the Shanghai-born artist
  • Now an untitled work may shed light on why one of the city’s greatest artists didn’t get the credit she deserved

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Artist Irene Chou, in 1998. Photo: SCMP
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Christie’s will auction Five Nudes, by Sanyu, at its evening sale of 20th century and contemporary art on November 23.
Enid Tsui
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Opinion

The Collector by Enid Tsui

Hong Kong art market battles jitters as protests escalate, but there are reasons to be optimistic

  • Sotheby’s October sales were down but not disastrous thanks in part to remote bids
  • But robust demand for Chinese works means the outlook remains positive for the city’s auction houses

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Christie’s will auction Five Nudes, by Sanyu, at its evening sale of 20th century and contemporary art on November 23.
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