Price Check! Here’s What Sold—and for How Much—at Art Basel Hong Kong 2022

Here's what went down at the latest edition of the fair.

Art Basel in Hong Kong, 2022. Courtesy of Art Basel.

Just one week after Frieze New York wrapped its 2022 edition, the art world swerved to the other side of the globe to take in Art Basel Hong Kong.

The scaled-down art fair, which was postponed from its original March dates and preceded the fair’s flagship Basel show by mere weeks, featured 130 galleries from 28 countries and territories (15 of which are first-time exhibitors), which is just a few more than half of the 2019 edition, where 242 galleries were spread across two floors. There was also an uptick in “ghost booths,” with 76 satellite exhibitors compared to the 56 that showed in 2021.

“Despite reduced international attendance, steady sales throughout the duration of the show reflected the city’s growing and engaged collector base, including many first-time buyers,” Art Basel global director Marc Spiegler said in a statement.

Here’s our roundup of all the prices galleries chose to share with us. But bear in mind that some dealers occasionally inflate prices (or sometimes make them up) and others withhold sales figures altogether. We do not include sales unaccompanied by figures. All prices have been converted to USD for ease of reading.

 

PAINTINGS

Installation view, Hauser & Wirth at Art Basel Hong Kong. Photo: Kitmin Lee, courtesy of Hauser & Wirth.

Installation view, Hauser & Wirth at Art Basel Hong Kong. Photo: Kitmin Lee, courtesy of Hauser & Wirth.

In excess of $4 million: Yoshitomo Nara, Broken Heart Bench (New Castle Version) (2008) at Kwai Fung Hin

$2.65 million: George Condo, Pink and White Profile with Green Eye (2021) at Hauser & Wirth

$2 million: Jonas Wood, Blackwelder Speaker Still Life (2018) at Kwai Fung Hin

$390,000: Jessica Zoob, Midnight Garden (2021) at 10 Chancery Lane Gallery

$350,000: Lari Pittman, Luminous; Cities with Egg Monuments 3 (2022) at Lehmann Maupin

$323,000: Javier Calleja, This is only way (2022) at Nanzuka

$320,000: Liu Wei, The East 2022 NO.1 (2022) at White Cube

$270,000: Yan Pei-Ming, Tête de Tigre II (2022) at Massimo de Carlo

$250,000: Lesley Vance, Untitled (2022) at David Kordansky Gallery

$250,000: Gary Simmons, Can You Hear Me Now? (2021) at Hauser & Wirth

$250,000: Henry Taylor, Untitled (2019) at Hauser & Wirth

$200,000: Jennifer Guidi, Ebb and Flow (Painted Pink, White Sand, Green Ground with Yellow, Red and Dark Green), (2022) at Massimo de Carlo

$200,000: Rashid Johnson, Untitled Anxious Bruise Drawing  (2021) at Hauser & Wirth

$175,000: Matthew Day Jackson, Tower Falls (2022) at Hauser & Wirth

$171,600: Ha Chong-Hyun, Conjunction 21-61 (2021) at Almine Rech

$170,000: Lee Bul, Perdu CXXXII (2022) at Lehmann Maupin

$150,000: Avery Singer, Side Quest (study) (2021) at Hauser & Wirth

$125,000: Lari Pittman, Luminous; Cities with Egg Monuments 4 (2022) at Lehmann Maupin

$110,000: Jenna Gribbon, Me photographing at M looking at you  (2022) at Massimo de Carlo

$100,000 to $160,000 each: Two paintings by Natee Utarit at Richard Koh Fine Art

$100,000 to $150,000: Lesley Vance, Untitled (2022) at David Kordansky Gallery

$100,000: Camille Henrot, Dos and Don’ts – Fancy on a Fence (2022) at Hauser & Wirth

$100,000: Hebru Brantley, Little Fires, Everywhere (2021) at Nanzuka

$95,000: Marcus Jansen, A Fair and Balanced Judge (2021) at Almine Rech

$90,000: Rob Pruitt, All Year Long (Pandas) (2016) at Massimo de Carlo

$88,000: Kimg Tschang-Yeul, Waterdrops (2002) at Almine Rech

$86,000 each: Billy Childish, swimmer above coloured rocks (2022) and the everywhen (2021) at Lehmann Maupin

$75,000: Nicholas Hlobo, Umkhombe (2022) at Lehmann Maupin

$75,000: A painting by Cheikh Ndiaye at Jason Haam gallery

$75,000: Henry Taylor, Untitled (Girls with Blue Eyes and Blue Lines) (2012) at Hauser & Wirth

$75,000: Lenz Geerk, The framer (2022) at Massimo de Carlo

$70,000: Huang Rui, Absence of the Black Moon (2022) at 10 Chancery Lane Gallery

$65,000: Christian Rex van Minnen, As a Crow Flies (2022) at Nanzuka

$60,000: Masato Mori, Crimson blooch (2021) at Nanzuka

$50,000 to $100,000 each: Five paintings by Lesley Vance at David Kordanksy Gallery

$48,000: Billy Childish, the lake (2017) at Lehmann Maupin

$45,000: Alec Egan, Fruit Bowl with Bird (2021); Tulip on windowsill (2022); and Out Building (2021) at Anat Ebgi

$44,000: Alexandre Lenoir, Dans le fond (2022) at Almine Rech

$40,000: A painting by Cheikh Ndiaye at Jason Haam gallery

$35,000 each: Three paintings by Wahab Saheed at Nanzuka

$32,320: Andreas Eriksson, After Rain IV, (2022) at Stephen Friedman Gallery

$30,000 each: Mandy El-Sayegh, Blessings (傲), Blessings (叫), and Blessings (言言) (all 2022) at Lehmann Maupin

$30,000 to $50,000 each: Three works by Haroshi at Nanzuka

$30,000: Tianzhuo Chen, Untitled (2021) at Nanzuka

$30,000: Lin Jingjing, Beautifully Unreachable (2022) at de Sarthe

$25,000: Julio Anaya Cabanding’s Peter Paul Rubens. “The Rape of the Daughters of Leucippus” (2022) at Nanzuka

$25,000: Brook Hsu, Untitled (2016) at Kiang Malingue

$21,547: Andreas Eriksson, Wall (2022) at Stephen Friedman Gallery

$20,000 each: Alec Egan, Tulip in vase with pasta on fork (2022) and Bird on branch (2022) at Anat Ebgi

$18,000: FriendsWithYou, Beary Nice House (2020) at Nanzuka

$18,000 to $30,000 each: Mak2, Home Sweet Home: Pandemic Love 2 (2022) and Home Sweet Home: Gang 2 (2022) at de Sarthe

$17,700: Mercedes Llanos, Charla de Seis (2021) at Balice Hertling

$13,000: Brook Hsu, Tree in a Landscape (2022) at Kiang Malingue

$12,500: Cisco Jiménez, Turntable with a (Muestrario) of Organic forms (2020) at Maia Contemporary

$12,000: Cisco Jiménez, Heels, Stones, and some fossils (2022) at Maia Contemporary

$12,000: A painting by Cheikh Ndiaye at Jason Haam gallery

$12,000 to $18,000 each: Small works by Walasse Ting at Alisan Fine Arts

$10,000: Brook Hsu, Skeletons Embracing (2022) at Kiang Malingue

$10,000 to $20,000: Zhong Wei, Portrait 20220504 (2022) at de Sarthe

$4,000 to $6,000 each: Four paintings by Wah Nu at Richard Koh Fine Art

$3,000 to $10,000 each: Numerous works by Ant Ngai Wing-Lam at Alisan Fine Arts

 

SCULPTURES AND INSTALLATIONS

Art Basel Hong Kong. Courtesy of Art Basel.

Art Basel Hong Kong. Courtesy of Art Basel.

$570,000: Antony Gormley, FEEL (2016) at White Cube

$275,000: Paul McCarthy, WS White Snow and Prince on Horseback (2016) at Hauser & Wirth

$161,000: Erwin Wurm, Trip (Taschenskulpturen) (2021) at Lehmann Maupin

$160,000: Antony Gormley, SLEEPING PLACE III (SLEEPING FIELD PROTOTYPE) (2016) at White Cube

$78,000: Aaron Garber-Maikovska, Teal Swipe (2021) at Massimo de Carlo

$70,000: Daniel Arsham x Pokémon, Bronze Crystalized Jigglypuff (Small), (2020) at Nanzuka

$60,000: Pipilotti Rist, < The Enlightened Granddaughter (red white)>, <Alma, die erleuchtete Enkelin (rot weiss)> (Familie Elektrobranche) (2020) at Hauser & Wirth

$30,000: ZhaoZhao, Spread (2021) at Massimo de Carlo

$2,700: Cisco Jiménez, Radiograbadora de barro con palomas (2022) at Maia Contemporary

 

PRINTS, PHOTOGRAPHS, WORKS ON PAPER, AND NFTs

Visitors at Pace's booth at Art Basel Hong Kong. Courtesy of Art Basel.

Visitors at Pace’s booth at Art Basel Hong Kong. Courtesy of Art Basel.

$200,000: McArthur Binion, Modern:Ancient:Brown (2022) at Lehmann Maupin

$153,000 to $166,000 each: Xu Lei, Li Gonglin and Giotto I and Li Gonglin and Giotto 2 at Alisan Fine Arts

$120,000: Dinh Q. Lê., Khmer Reamker #12, (2021) at 10 Chancery Lane Gallery

$55,000 each: Rita Ackermann, Mama Study 43 and Mama Study 51 (2021) at Hauser & Wirth

$38,000: Chou Yu-Cheng, Biblioteque #1 (2022) at Kiang Malingue

$25,500 to $38,000: Chao Chung-Hsiang, Loving Couple (1989) at Alisan Fine Arts

$25,288: Tracey Emin, Young Ego (2012) at White Cube

$20,000: Tony Lewis, Moon (2021) at Massimo de Carlo

$15,000 to $65,000 each: Three pastel on paper works by Anna Zemánková from the 1960s at David Kordansky Gallery

$12,500: Kwan Sheung Chi, My Nephew (2019) a set containing 4 photographs, at Kiang Malingue

$10,000 each: Nine works by Keiichi Tanaami at Nanzuka

$9,500 each: Samson Young, Flight path study (from above I saw) (2022) and Flight path study (dances out of the pollen) (2022) at Kiang Malingue

$5,000 to $55,000 each: Three pastel on paper works by Anna Zemánková from around 1970 at David Kordansky Gallery

$1,000 each: Three NFTs by Glenn Kaino: Baton #384 (Team Unity), Baton #2344 (Team Power), Baton #4414 (Team Strength), and Baton#6095 (Team Togetherness) (all 2021) at Pace


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