Sotheby’s to offer the Didier Hirsch Collection of Contemporary Chinese Art …

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong announced the sale of an exceptional private collection from French collector Didier Hirsch, In Transition – The Didier Hirsch Collection of Contemporary Chinese Art from The 1990s – at the Contemporary Asian Art Spring Sale 2013 on 5 April. 46 lots of important works are estimated to fetch in excess of HK$31.1 million / US$4 million*. Having previously resided in Hong Kong, Hirsch began collecting contemporary Chinese art in the mid-1990s. Many of the prestigious works in this collection draw reference from China’s reformation period, from which commercial, urban and popular cultures were derived. At the same time, the art world also evolved in this critical decade of 1990s. At a time of rapid globalisation and economic

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