First Open| Shanghai sale will kick off Shanghai auction season, taking place in the afternoon of October 22nd. Launched 11 years ago in New York, the First Open series offers an unparalleled opportunity to obtain fresh, desirable and well-priced contemporary artworks at auction. The sale concept was first introduced to mainland China in 2015 under the name +86 | First Open, and provided a unique platform to promote emerging Chinese young artists and their creative talents. This season, First Open| Shanghai offers collectors a carefully curated selection of over 80 artworks featuring Asian and Western contemporary artists as well as a superb group of Asian contemporary designers. The works on offer present the most cutting-edge art and design pieces at accessible price points for both new and established collectors.