Chinese collectors have hit the headlines over the past five years with purchases of modern art by Pablo Picasso (above) and French Impressionist Claude Monet. Photo: SCMP Pictures Chinese collectors have hit the headlines over the past five years with purchases of modern art by Pablo Picasso (above) and French Impressionist Claude Monet. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Chinese collectors have hit the headlines over the past five years with purchases of modern art by Pablo Picasso (above) and French Impressionist Claude Monet. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Auction houses hope touch of modernism can lure back Chinese art lovers

Dealers hope that Impressionist and modern pieces can revive sales in China

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Chinese collectors have hit the headlines over the past five years with purchases of modern art by Pablo Picasso (above) and French Impressionist Claude Monet. Photo: SCMP Pictures Chinese collectors have hit the headlines over the past five years with purchases of modern art by Pablo Picasso (above) and French Impressionist Claude Monet. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Chinese collectors have hit the headlines over the past five years with purchases of modern art by Pablo Picasso (above) and French Impressionist Claude Monet. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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