Day: December 1, 2013

Western Masterpieces Offered up to Chinese Buyers

“Western Masterpieces Offered up to Chinese Buyers”

By Sébastien Blanc via “SCMP”

“Beijing (AFP) – A $50 million Rembrandt portrait takes pride of place in a Beijing hotel room, with Picassos and Renoirs dotting the walls as major Western auction houses look to tempt China’s super-rich with Europe’s finest art.   

The exhibition, running until Sunday, ranks among the more distinguished displays of Western art seen in the Chinese capital, but is actually a private sale . . . “