Zao Wou-Ki’s masterpiece 29.01.64 achieved HK$202,600,000 / $26,063,431 in the Asian 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, setting a new world record for an oil painting by any Asian artist (you can watch the video of the auction below).
Overall, the auction totalled HK$604,522,500 / $77,768,660, and was 82 per cent sold by lot.
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Originally published at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kE_C8kmD9lY
originally published at Art - Trend Magazine
This news story originally appeared at Art - Trend Magazine on 3 June 2022