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Yearender: 2015 auctions overview

Updated: 2015-12-29 17:08:34

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Looking back on over 20 years of developing history, the Chinese art market has undergone its rise and fall in a short time. Almost all the insiders take the view that after a sharp downturn last year, 2015 is the time to end the price bubbles. The Chinese art market is still in a period of adjustment and waiting for revival.

However, there are some trends that show Chinese collectors are turning to Western art. Some Chinese masterpieces also achieved stunning prices this year. Let's review the 2015 art auction market now.

Art market needs confident series of brush strokes Chinese collector pays $170.4m for Modigliani artwork
Emperor Qianlong's throne sells for $5.15m in Nanjing Chinese collectors beginning to splurge on Western art
Priciest art items sold in 2015
Auctions see reviving interest in classical art
Chinese buyers spend $116m at art auction in NY 
Letter to UK politician from Mao sells for $908,000 
Buddha figure tops night auction
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