How Hong Kong Christie’s auction outperformed New York online-only version: a viral tale of two cities

//How Hong Kong Christie’s auction outperformed New York online-only version: a viral tale of two cities

How Hong Kong Christie’s auction outperformed New York online-only version: a viral tale of two cities

It was a tale of two cities, two rates of infections, and two very different art markets. Christie’s rolling Hong Kong-to-New York sale of 19th, 20th, and 21st century artworks began at night in Hong Kong on December 2. After bidding ended there, it was passed to an auctioneer in New York, newsreader-style, as the city was just beginning its morning.In Hong Kong, which reported about 100 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, there was a live audience of dealers and collectors in front of the…

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