Fang Lijun’s canvases of self-mocking bald men were instrumental in the founding of the Cynical Realism school. Photo: Sotheby’sFang Lijun’s canvases of self-mocking bald men were instrumental in the founding of the Cynical Realism school. Photo: Sotheby’s
Fang Lijun’s canvases of self-mocking bald men were instrumental in the founding of the Cynical Realism school. Photo: Sotheby’s

Millennial money and virtual technologies fuelled a new boom for Chinese art and antiques in the age of Covid-19 – despite closed galleries and cancelled exhibitions

Pandemic, politics and protests have provoked caution in markets worldwide, but an underlying appetite for Chinese art remains strong and younger buyers are increasingly leading the fray

Topic |   Art
Fang Lijun’s canvases of self-mocking bald men were instrumental in the founding of the Cynical Realism school. Photo: Sotheby’sFang Lijun’s canvases of self-mocking bald men were instrumental in the founding of the Cynical Realism school. Photo: Sotheby’s
Fang Lijun’s canvases of self-mocking bald men were instrumental in the founding of the Cynical Realism school. Photo: Sotheby’s
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