• Issue
  • May 01, 2022

Auction Report: Confidence Boost

BHUPEN KHAKHAR, Sheikh Shoe Mart, 1997, oil on canvas, 83.8

Art auctions are hitting their stride just over two years into the pandemic. While a Shanghai sale confirmed the Chinese market’s appetite for international contemporary artists and Asian masters, in New York, auction debuts secured impressive figures, and Hong Kong continues to bring out big-ticket items.