artnet Auctions Announces Images of Women in Asian Contemporary Art sale

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artnet Auctions is proud to present a special sale, Images of Women in Asian Contemporary Art, 2000-Present. This sale features select works by Asian Contemporary artists that explore the changing roles and attitudes of women in a part of the world grounded in tradition, yet affected by increasing globalization and consumerism. Pre-sale estimates for lots range from US$2,000 to US$85,000.

Walking Towards the Future by Chintan Upadhyay

Chintan Upadhyay Walking Towards the Future.2008 Oil and Acrylic on canvas 60 x 60 in. Est. US$32,000–38,000 Image ©Chintan Upadhyay

artnet Auctions presents the Images of Women in Asian Contemporary Art, 2000-Present sale, featuring more than 50 work by artists from Asia, West Asia, South Asia, and South-East Asia. Notable paintings in the sale include a large-scale oil and acrylic by Chintan Upadhyay (Indian, b.1972), Walking Towards the Future (2008), estimated from US$32,000 to US$38,000, and a major oil painting on linen by Feng Zhengjie (Chinese b.1968), A Butterfly No. 19 (2003), estimated from US$70,000 to US$85,000.

Also featured in the sale are works by an exciting range of Asian artists, such as Aiko Nakagawa and Nobuyoshi Araki from Japan, Zhang Haiying and Zhang Xiaogang from China, Nguyen Thanh Binh and Hong Viet Dung from Vietnam, S.P. Hidayat and Wayan Suja from Indonesia, Jamil Naqsh, Waseem Ahmed, and Muhammad Zeeshan from Pakistan, and Parastou Forouhar and Shirin Neshat from India.

The Images of Women in Asian Contemporary Art: 2000-Present sale is live on artnet Auctions March 21–March 28, 2012: http://www.artnet.com/auctions/images-of-women-in-contemporary-asian-and-eastern-art-sale

For more information or to consign works, please contact Heather S. Russell, Senior Specialist, at +1-212-497-9700 ext. 692 or at HRussell(at)artnet(dot)com.

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