New Vision for Art Collection: Contemporary Ink Art Appreciation and the Art Market 收藏新視野:當代水墨鑑賞與藝術市場

Date: 17 Sept (Sat)
Time: 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Speaker: Carmen Shek Cerne
Language: Cantonese

日期: 9月17日 (星期六)
時間: 3:00 – 4:30 pm
講者: 石嘉雯
語言: 廣東話

Contemporary Chinese ink art is a significant bridge for the West to explore Eastern culture and aesthetics. In recent years, contemporary ink artworks have become highly sought-after in auctions, breaking records and showing their high potential as a category of art collection. The exhibition lecture will offer insights from the angle of the art market and discuss the coming development and trend of contemporary ink art in the auction market. Speaker Carmen Shek Cerne will share professional concepts and knowledge, such as ways to appreciate Chinese contemporary ink artworks, ink ark value assessment and factors that should be considered before purchasing.


About the Speaker

Carmen Shek Cerne is Senior Specialist Head of Sale in the Chinese Paintings Department in Hong Kong. She joined Christie’s in 2009 as an Associate Specialist Trainee and became a specialist in Chinese paintings in 2011. Ms. Cerne works closely with the regional and international team, focusing on client advisory and business services in Hong Kong and overseas. She has overseen and orchestrated the sales of numerous important private collections and record-breaking masterpieces. Since 2012, Ms. Cerne has collaborated with artists and collectors to promote Chinese contemporary ink art through exhibitions, auctions and educational activities. Before joining Christie’s, Ms. Cerne was Assistant Curator at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum. She has lived in Italy, the UK and graduated from University College London with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Ancient History and Social Anthropology.


石嘉雯,香港佳士得中國書畫部資深專家暨拍賣主管,於 2009 年加入佳士得擔任實習助理,並於 2011 年成為中國畫專家。她與區域和國際團隊密切合作,專注於香港與海外的客戶諮詢和業務拓展。策劃多場重要的銷售,包括一些私人收藏,打破銷售破紀錄。自 2012 年起,她與藝術家和藏家合作,透過展覽、拍賣和教育活動推廣中國當代水墨藝術。加入佳士得之前,曾任職香港海事博物館助理館長,亦曾在香港、意大利和英國接受教育,獲倫敦大學學院的古代史和社會人類學文學學士學位。