18 August 2014 | Asian Art | ArticleInvesting in Innovation: An Interview with Arani BoseWith their groundbreaking gallery, Arani and Shumita Bose forever changed the landscape for South Asian contemporary art. Now as they launch their new nonprofit initiative, the +91 Foundation, we sat down with Arani to discuss the couple’s collection, the stories behind their favorite works and why investing in ideas is one of the most fruitful—and rewarding—ways to collect art.
9 June 2014 | Asian Art | VideoJapanese Art: Meiji Period MagnificenceIn Christie’s inaugural online auction of Japanese Art, we are pleased to offer a selection of artworks from the Meiji period (1868-1912). The art of this period reflects the flowering of the Japanese traditional crafts on the international scene, against the background of an intense national pride in the Meiji Constitution and the adoption of Western styles and fashions.
3 June 2014 | Asian Art | VideoHong Kong Spring Auctions 2014Christie’s Hong Kong spring auctions achieved HK$3 billion (US$389 million), underlining the increasingly global focus on the region’s arts and artists, both in the auction room and online through Christie’s LIVE.