In celebration of Christie’s 250th global anniversary, Christie’s presents a broad selection of selling and non-selling exhibitions during its Autumn Auctions in November 2016. Guided by Sara Mao, the tour will introduce highlights from The Pioneers – a first-of-its-kind auction in Asia focused on pioneering modern & contemporary Chinese artists who ushered in an era of artistic evolution, as well as highlights from A Meticulous Pursuit – a special curated selection of works on the theme of gongbi within the Fine Chinese Modern Paintings auction.
Sara Mao is a Specialist in Christie’s Chinese Paintings department, based in Hong Kong. Her primary responsibilities include business development, client advisory, catalogue preparation and market analysis, with a focus on Chinese Modern Art.
After receiving her B.A. in Philosophy & English Literature at the University of York (UK), Sara acquired her Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP Law School (UK) and a M. Litt in History of Art and Connoisseurship, with a concentration in Chinese art, from Christie’s Education in London. An active member of the Hong Kong art community, Sara serves as a Director of the Education Development Foundation Association (HK) and was an Executive Committee member of the Friends of the Hong Kong Museum of Art (2010-2013).