Paintings of landmarks, portraits, nostalgic depictions of home – how art tastes developed among Asia’s early expats

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Paintings of landmarks, portraits, nostalgic depictions of home – how art tastes developed among Asia’s early expats

Art for art’s sake was not some­thing found in Hong Kong until relatively recently.Periodic large-scale international art sales offer a convenient way for more-than-tepid money to be parked in portable assets that can then be left to quietly accumulate in value, discreetly away from prying eyes – or auditors.At major art fairs, some extraordinary items are intermittently offered for sale. Until Kanye West’s sneakers broke sales records as “a piece of art”, this writer had never heard of this…

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