What the Art Market has to say about Tsuguharu FOUJITA (1886-1968)

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Japan 2020: a healthy and dynamic art market [16 Feb 2021]

Neighbouring a Chinese market as powerful as that of the United States in terms of auction turnover, Japan generates only 2% of Asia’s total fine art auction revenue. This is of course a relatively small share at the global level, but in national terms its the eighth largest in the world after Italy and Switzerland […]

Sanyu expected in Top 10 for this year [04 Dec 2020]

Christie’s last major sale of the year in Hong Kong was heavily dependent on SAN Yu (1901-1966). On Wednesday, 2 December, Christie’s hosted a multi-period international sale of 20th Century Art featuring works by artists from all the great nations of the global art market. From ZAO Wou-Ki to Joan MITCHELL, from Yayoi KUSAMA to […]

Flash news: Foujita & Sanyu at Phillips’ – Aristophil… Chapter 3 [12 Apr 2019]

Phillips Exhibition in Paris: Foujita / Sanyu: Muses & Models, Phillips, which has not yet organized any public sales at its Paris office on Rue du Bac, recently organised an exceptional exhibition of works by the Japanese artist Tsuguharu FOUJITA (1886-1968) and the Chinese artist Chinese SAN Yu (1895-1966) at the Grand Palais. The show’s dates, […]

Japan’s dynamic art market – and – Art Fair Tokyo [12 Feb 2019]

A number of Japanese collectors are highly active on the world’s major art marketplaces. Cultured and informed, they are interested in Western Art’s key historical figures (especially the Impressionists and Moderns) but also provide strong support for their compatriots. And, although these collectors spend a lot on Western masterpieces (acquired in London, New York or […]

The TOP 10 so far… [19 Oct 2018]

Every other Friday Artprice offers you an auction ranking to help you apprehend some of the primary trends in the Art Market. This ranking takes a look at the 10 best million-plus results of the market’s autumn season so far. In the East / West competition to attract the wealthiest bidders and generate sensational and […]

A strong start to the new season in New York and Hong Kong [26 Sep 2017]

Hundreds of top-bracket artworks are up for sale in New York during this last week of September, and the sales catalogues already suggest some of the major trends for the coming year. Meanwhile Hong Kong is testing a number of “new” signatures. Christie’s is hosting its first Post-War & Contemporary Art sale of the new […]

Annual ranking for Japanese artists [23 Dec 2016]

Discover the best sales every Friday! Every other Friday, Artprice posts a theme-based auction ranking. Discover the most expensive works of Japanese artists, whose prices went through the roof in 2016. Rank Artist Hammer Price Artwork Sale 1 Tsuguharu FOUJITA (1886-1968) $5 082 600 Nu Au Chat 2016-04-03 Sotheby’s Hong Kong 2 Yoshitomo NARA (1959) $3 103 911 « The […]

Hong Kong sales marathon continues [23 Aug 2016]

Compared with the deceleration of mainland China’s art market, Hong Kong is still looking buoyant. In 2015, it was the only Chinese city to post an increase in annual auction turnover on Fine Art and this year the city has consolidated its status as an international platform — a strategic crossroad — resisting the current […]

Upcoming Hong Kong sales [24 May 2016]

After New York, the art market majors are preparing their prestige sales in Hong Hong, one of the world’s most dynamic art marketplaces. Between 28 and 31 May 2016, Poly Auction, Bonhams, China Guardian, Sotheby’s and Christie’s will be dispersing hundreds of Asian artworks in the city.

Good results for Sotheby’s in Hong Kong [12 Apr 2016]

Hong Kong is Asia’s second art marketplace after Beijing and accounts for nearly 24% of Greater China’s art auction turnover.

Japanese artists [05 Aug 2011]

Every fortnight Artprice posts a new or updated ranking in its TOP series. The theme of today’s TOP article is the 10 best auction results generated by Japanese artists.

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