According to the British "Financial Times" reported recently, more and more people around the world are interested in Chinese painting galleries around the world, more and more attention to Chinese painting. Many people think, Chinese contemporary oil painting is one of the investment projects in recent years, the most worthy of attention.
Ethan Cohen is now a New York Gallery owner. 10 years ago, he tried to sell the contemporary works of art to the audience China America, but Americans have little interest. Cohen recalls, he tried to do a China Art Angel didn't expect at that time, Chinese art will become so important. He said, now every day he received the telephone inquiry China art.
In 2006 November Christie auction a Hongkong auction meeting, the importance of Chinese art display. At that time, a painting surrealist painter Zhang Xiaogang sold for $2300000.
In twentieth Century 90 in the early 1990s, the one at the China learning of young Americans to buy his first piece of contemporary Chinese painting in a Hongkong gallery. Some of his peers were puzzled. Now, the Americans have eighty or ninety pieces of work in every important Chinese artist. He said, although he has the book very profitable, but money is not his purpose, "because I like to buy them".
Sotheby's auction in Hongkong responsible Henry Howard Snyder said: "before 2000, foreigners China oil painting market mainly limited in Hongkong or the mainland Chinese. Foreigners to buy these paintings, as they spend souvenirs in asia."
But now, is a global interest in painting on Chinese. Howard Snider said, now not only moved to Asia people, Asian buyers, more and more people like the mainland China Chinese from Connecticut America paintings, investors and European collectors are interested in painting Chinese. Howard Snider said, interest in oil painting gallery Chinese is encouraging, the gallery recognized artists can enhance the reputation and value. These factors lead to the contemporary oil painting, Chinese produced a prominent return.
Some people think that, China contemporary oil painting so far has not been fully demonstrated. Howard Snider said, this situation needs to be changed, because "compared to the international market, China painting is underpriced."
"Art" magazine American Asia editor and publisher Elaine Wu Yue, even in Europe and USA collectors of art Chinese passion faded, people are still interested in Chinese and other parts of asia. He thinks, only the global economic slowdown, Chinese will reduce the price of oil painting.