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Zeng Fanzhi exhibition in New York – Apr 2 to May 15

It's still not late, if you are in the neighborhood, go and see one of our favorite contemporary artists', Zeng Fanzhi's exhibition at Acquavella Galleries in New York (18 East 79th Street, New York, 10075) We have been covering Fanzhi's million-dollar sales events for a while and for some unexplainable reason (other than that he is really good) we love his work a lot. If you do visit the exhibition, please send us some [...]

By | 2009-05-03T00:00:51+00:00 May 1st, 2009|Arts|0 Comments

Three Zeng Fanzhi paintings sell today at Sotheby’s

Another painting of the Mask Series by Zeng Fanzhi was sold today at Sotheby's "Contemporary Art Asia" auction in New York. The hammer price was $1,082,500, $82,000 over the pre-auction estimate. From the auction note: "Much of the fascination of Zeng Fanzhi's works lies in the tensions that permeate them on many levels. Most immediately apparent is the contrast between the exuberance of the palette and/or paint-play, and the frequently angst-ridden subject matter. Within [...]

By | 2008-09-17T21:56:50+00:00 September 17th, 2008|Arts|4 Comments

MASK SERIES 99-A-2 by Zeng Fanzhi ($993,000)

Zeng Fanzhi's painting "MASK SERIES 99-A-2" was sold for $993,000 hammer price on Nov 14, 2007 in Sotheby's New York auction. From the auction catalog's note: "Zeng Fanzhi is recognized as one of the foremost Contemporary Chinese painters of the post-1989 generation. In 1994, Zeng began his Mask series, in which people's faces are hidden behind the open gaze and wide grins of a mask. The main purpose of the fa├žade is to conceal [...]

By | 2008-05-06T11:33:09+00:00 May 6th, 2008|Arts|2 Comments
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