ASIAN ART WEEK AT CHRISTIE'S NEW YORK TOTALS $80.4 MILLION

Christie's concluded its Spring Asian Art Week with a combined total of $80,416,388 (HK$624,340,774/ ₤25,180,947/ €29,377,772) achieved over four days of eight sales, March 19-22.

Jonathan Stone, Chairman and International Head, Asian Art, said: "Christie's led the Asian art market in New York in every field, both in terms of sales and qualitatively, with stunning previews and non-selling exhibitions, all of which highlighted Asian Art Week. The additional excitement created through the new venture of Contemporary Ink in the Private Sales galleries contributed significantly to our overall presence in the market."