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Christie's Art Forums presents special events and seminars throughout the year to enrich our visitors' experience of art. As the leading international auction house, Christie's is dedicated to providing collectors and art enthusiasts with the opportunity and knowledge to enjoy art, navigate the market and share in the passion of building magnificent collections.

Hong Kong

Watch Video: Insider's Guide To Jewellery Collecting (Part 1)

Video Saturday, 26 November 2016 | 2:30pm-3:30pm
James Christie Room, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong Details

Touching on Christie's long history as a trendsetter of the jewellery world, a panel of illustrious figures within the industry discuss jewellery and design with topics including the relationship between collector and designer, the rise of new talents, and tips on building a collection for both novices and connoisseurs.

Language: Panel Discussion has been conducted in Putongua/English.

Duration: 28 minutes

Speaker:
Wallace Chan, Jewellery Creator
Edmond Chin, Founder of Etcetera Ltd.
François Curiel, Chairman, Asia Pacific, Christie’s
Dennis Chan, Creative Director and Chairman, Qeelin
Arnaud Bastien, President and Chief Executive Asia, Graff Diamonds
Moderator:
Mary Kavanagh, Hong Kong Correspondent at Rapaport Magazine



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Watch Video: Insider's Guide To Jewellery Collecting (Part 2)

Video Saturday, 26 November 2016 | 2:30pm-3:30pm
James Christie Room, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong Details

Touching on Christie's long history as a trendsetter of the jewellery world, a panel of illustrious figures within the industry discuss jewellery and design with topics including the relationship between collector and designer, the rise of new talents, and tips on building a collection for both novices and connoisseurs.

Language: Panel Discussion has been conducted in Putongua/English.

Duration: 30 minutes

Speaker:
Wallace Chan, Jewellery Creator
Edmond Chin, Founder of Etcetera Ltd.
François Curiel, Chairman, Asia Pacific, Christie’s
Dennis Chan, Creative Director and Chairman, Qeelin
Arnaud Bastien, President and Chief Executive Asia, Graff Diamonds
Moderator:
Mary Kavanagh, Hong Kong Correspondent at Rapaport Magazine



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Watch Video: 250 Years of Taste, Culture and Collecting (Part 1)

Video Sunday, 25 December 2016 | 4:30pm–5:30pm
James Christie Room, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong Details

The talk looks into the foundation of Christie's, the 250-year-old company's legacy and its contribution to the development of taste and collecting throughout the world. The discussion focuses on the auction house’s presence and footprint in Asia through its people and the luminary collectors who work with Christie’s.

Language: Panel Discussion has been conducted in English.

Duration: 30 minutes

Speaker:
François Curiel, Chairman, Asia Pacific, Christie’s
Daphne King, Director of Alisan Fine Arts
Jonathan Stone, International Head of Asian Art, Christie’s
Robert Tsao, Collector
Moderator:
Elaine Kwok, Director, Christie's Education, Asia



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Watch Video: 250 Years of Taste, Culture and Collecting (Part 2)

Video Friday, 25 November 2016 | 4:30pm–5:30pm
James Christie Room, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong Details

The talk looks into the foundation of Christie's, the 250-year-old company's legacy and its contribution to the development of taste and collecting throughout the world. The discussion focuses on the auction house’s presence and footprint in Asia through its people and the luminary collectors who work with Christie’s.

Language: Panel Discussion has been conducted in English.

Duration: 32 minutes

Speaker:
François Curiel, Chairman, Asia Pacific, Christie’s
Daphne King, Director of Alisan Fine Arts
Jonathan Stone, International Head of Asian Art, Christie’s
Robert Tsao, Collector
Moderator:
Elaine Kwok, Director, Christie's Education, Asia



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Chinese Ceramics in the Song and Jin Dynasties

Short Course 27-28 November
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre Details

Considered the ultimate in refinement and purity, ceramics from the Song and Jin dynasties are revered by scholars and collectors for their elegance of glaze and simplicity in form.  

The program will start with ceramics produced in the North, with Xing wares, the earliest type of porcelain from China, followed by Ding wares and then Cizhou wares.  We continue with Ru and Junwares, both highly prized by the Song imperial court, and by Chinese art connoisseurs today.  The second day will cover celadons, including YueYaozhouGuanGe, and Longquan wares, and conclude with the black wares fromSouthern China, Jizhou and Jian.

The two days will also include a lecture on Ruwares by Rosemary Scott, Christie’s International Academic Director, Asian Art and former Curator of Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art in London, as well as a gallery tour and handling session of the Christie’s Autumn 2016 Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art auction preview. 



Language: Mandarin Chinese

Enquiry: hongkong@christies.edu | +852 2978 6768

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Chinese Ceramics in the Song and Jin Dynasties

A carved Yaozhou Celadon ‘Peony’ Ewer
Five Dynasties – Northern Song Dynasty (907–1127)
Estimate: HK$1,200,000–1,800,000

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Shanghai

The Splendour of “Auspicious Metals”: An Introduction to the Culture, Connoisseurship and Market of Archaic Bronzes

Lecture Monday, 27 February 3:00pm-5:00pm
2/F, Ampire Building No. 97 Yuanmingyuan Road, Shanghai Details

Language: Lectures will be conducted in Putonghua, and translated into English.
Speaker: Tong Lingao
Specialist of Christie’s Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Department

Limited seats available, please contact Christie’s Shanghai for reservation.
infoasia@christies.com
Tel: +86 21 6355 1766

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Emperor Qianlong’s favourite selection of Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy

Lecture Tuesday, 28 February 3:00pm-5:00pm
2/F, Ampire Building No. 97 Yuanmingyuan Road, Shanghai Details

Language: Lectures will be conducted in Putonghua, and translated into English.
Speaker: Michael Xie
Specialist of Christie’s Chinese Paintings Department

Limited seats available, please contact Christie’s Shanghai for reservation.
infoasia@christies.com
Tel: +86 21 6355 1766

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Living with Art

Lecture Wednesday, 01 March 3:00pm-5:00pm
2/F, Ampire Building No. 97 Yuanmingyuan Road, Shanghai Details

Language: Lectures will be conducted in Putonghua, and translated into English.
Speaker: Asia Chiao
Specialist of Christie’s Asian 20th Century & Contemporary Art Department

Limited seats available, please contact Christie’s Shanghai for reservation.
infoasia@christies.com
Tel: +86 21 6355 1766

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