Christies and Chinese contemporary artist Zeng Fanzhi support the environment with charity auction

. May 23, 2011 . 0 Comments

Christie’s will hold a special charity sale of an iconic work by renowned Chinese contemporary artist Zeng Fanzhi. The Leopard (image above, estimate: HK$6-8 million/US$769,200 – 1,025,600), will be offered at Christie’s Hong Kong Evening Sale of Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art on 28 May. With proceeds going to non-profit organisation The Nature Conservancy, Christie’s will also waive all commissions for the sale of this work. The Leopard will be displayed together with over 30 other works from Zeng’s solo exhibition entitled “BEING” The exhibition will be held from 27 to 30 May at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre and will be sponsored by the François Pinault Foundation, the Rockbund Museum and Christie’s. The free exhibition, based on the theme of people and the environment, shows the latest works from Zeng’s Nature Series. The charity sale of The Leopard is a befitting highlight to this meaningful collaboration in support of the environment.

*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

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