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Jing Daily’s China Luxury Brief: December 16, 2013

Welcome to Jing Daily’s China Luxury Brief: the day’s top news on the business of luxury and cul...
The Poly 2012 Spring Art Auction in Beijing. (AFP/Getty)

Poly’s Planned Hong Kong IPO Reveals Global Auction Powerhouse Ambitions

The upcoming public offering by China's top auction company is likely to have major implications for...
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Separating Hype From Reality In China’s Auction Market

Recent coverage of the Chinese art world misses many important distinctions that must be made about ...
China Guardian sold "A Long Life, a Peaceful World" by Qi Baishi for US$65 million last spring

Why A Slowdown In Asia’s Art Market Could Benefit Chinese Art

Coming off a stellar year in the Asian art market, which saw records fall at international auction h...
Zeng Fanzhi and Zhang Xiaogang continue to rise, driven by interest from Chinese and international collectors

New Report Shows Chinese Contemporary Art Market Confidence Higher Than US & Europe

Buoyed by China's new collectors, ArtTactic's confidence indicator "remains strongly positive," thou...
Zeng Fanzhi is actively collected by some of China's "aspiring Medicis," like Liu Yiqian and his wife, Wang Wei

Educating New Chinese Collectors A Cash Cow For Major Auction Houses

Although Hong Kong is clearly already a money-maker for auction houses like Sotheby's and Christie's...
This jade carving sold for $2.1 million in New York, well over its high estimate of $180,000

New York Auctions Fueling Sotheby’s, Christie’s Dominance In Hong Kong

Over this past weekend, both Sotheby's and Christie's saw strong results at a sprawling set of aucti...
China auction favorite, Qi Baishi was the second-highest grossing artist of 2010, trailing only Picasso

Chinese Auction Houses In State Of Transition

More flush with cash than ever due to the massive buying of new Chinese collectors in recent years, ...
Art, watches, wine: Chinese collectors flock to auction hotspots like Hong Kong and Beijing in their search for stable portable investments

Amid Market Turbulence, More Chinese Investors May Turn To Art

Having relatively few investment options at their disposal, recent economic turmoil means we can exp...
This painting by Wu Guanzhong sold at Beijing Poly for $9.8 million last month (Image: Artnet)

Chinese Auction House Beijing Poly Primed For IPO?

Over the past few years, business has been good for Poly, with the house's contemporary and traditio...