While the world-wide fascination with traditional Chinese art continues to grow, modern and contemporary Chinese art is also making a major impact on the global art market. New auction records are concurrently being achieved for both exquisitely crafted dynastic Chinese works of art, as well as contemporary works that capture the spirit of a new China.
Christie’s Education is delighted to present an educational opportunity designed to guide art collectors and enthusiasts on collecting with purpose and impact across the centuries of brilliance of Chinese art.
This timely programme comprises a series of evening discussions led by scholars and market experts, curated to create an actionable collecting framework encompassing both art history and the latest market trends. Participants will explore major collecting categories of Chinese art, from archaic jades to imperial ceramics, from literati painters to contemporary masters. Practical and commercial considerations key to collecting in today’s global art ecosystem will also be discussed. In addition, participants will be guided by Christie’s specialists to closely examine the highlights of Chinese art offered at Christie’s spring auctions.
What you will learn
- The art historical framework on the major collecting categories of Chinese art, including key period definitions, key bodies of paintings and calligraphy, ceramics, works of art, contemporary Chinese art and notable collections
- An overview of the market for each collecting category, including market structure, trending artworks and artists, price range and value determinants
- Network with scholars, specialists and market experts to gain insights into the many aspects of Chinese art