I Nyoman Masriadi's Rangda, one of the artworks being auctioned ...
Oct 24th, 2009
(Reuters) - I Nyoman Masriadi's Rangda, one of the artworks being auctioned by Larasati Auctioneers, is seen in this undated handout. Southeast Asian art is leading a recovery in the Asian market, taking some of the spotlight from China, after the global economic downturn sent art prices plummeting globally, said Daniel Komala, CEO of the firm. To match Reuters Life! ART-SOUTHEASTASIA/ REUTERS/Handout (SINGAPORE SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT) NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS -
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