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Most expensive Western arts Chinese splashed on

Updated: 2014-11-15 08:15

Chinese film mogul Wang Zhongjun's purchase of a Vincent Van Gogh masterpiece for $61.8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York several days ago directed the public's attention to rising Chinese collectors.

In recent years, Chinese collectors keep showing up on the world auction market with splashy buys of major art. It may reflect that Chinese collectors are becoming stronger buyers and marching toward the center of the world stage.

Let us review the high-price art bought by Chinese collectors in recent years.

1. Vincent Van Gogh's Nature Morte, Vase aux Marguerites et Coquelicots

Most expensive Western arts Chinese splashed on


Wang Zhongjun, the chairman of China's Huayi Brothers film studio, bought the piece during the sale of Impressionist and Modern Art at the Sotheby's in New York for $61.8 million, Nov 4, 2014.

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