Chinese artists Chu Teh-chun and Zao Wou-ki set records at Paris auction as two paintings sold for more than US$11 million

//Chinese artists Chu Teh-chun and Zao Wou-ki set records at Paris auction as two paintings sold for more than US$11 million

Chinese artists Chu Teh-chun and Zao Wou-ki set records at Paris auction as two paintings sold for more than US$11 million

Paintings by two of the “Three Musketeers” of Chinese art, Chu Teh-chun and Zao Wou-ki, have set new records, going for nearly €10 million (US$11.2 million) at a Paris auction.The abstract work Synthese hivernale C by Chu went for more than €5.17 million – five times its estimate in an Artcurial sale late Wednesday.The Chinese-born painter, who like his fellow modernist master Zao spent most of his life in France, was the first ethnic Chinese member of the French Academy of Fine Arts.He died in…

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