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DEMAND FOR ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ART SALES REMAIN STRONG




  • Larasati Auctioneers’ total sales in Singapore this year was S$5.4 million, up from S$5.2 million netted in 2007

  • Auction debutante, Indonesian artist, R. E. Hartanto set a record at the October 11 auction with his painting, “Post North Korea Nuclear Test #1” sold at S$28,800, almost twice above estimate

  • Best performers at auction included works by Joel “Welbart” Bartolome, Le Pho and Ugy Sugiarto, which exceeded sale estimates


Singapore, October 13 2008 – Fears of a global recession did not dampen the spirits of over 200 art enthusiasts who attended the auction themed ‘Pictures of Asia - Modern and Contemporary Asian Art’ by Asian-based Larasati Auctioneers in Singapore on October 11 2008. Demand for Asian c