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Southeast Asian Modern & Contemporary Art

Bonhams Southeast Asian Modern and Contemporary Art department offers a wide range of artworks spanning modern masters to emerging artists from Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar and across Southeast Asia, including Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur de Merpres, Affandi, Romualdo Locatelli, Hendra Gunawan, Fernando Amorsolo, Pham Hau, Mai Trung Thu, Le Pho, Nguyen Phan Chanh, To Ngoc Van, Georgette Chen, Cheong Soo Pieng, Chen Wen Hsi and many more. We hold live and online auctions regularly in Paris and Hong Kong.

As the only international auction house that holds auctions dedicated to Southeast Asian modern and contemporary art, our exceptional results include auction records for works by Vietnamese artists, such as Golden Sunset over Halong Bay by Pham Hau in 2021; Lady Playing a Nguyet Cam, a silk painting by Mai Trung Thu, also in 2021; En Face by Tran Luu Hau in 2022; as well as auction records for Burmese artists including Win Pe, Paw Oo Thet and Aung Khin.

Buying and selling Southeast Asian modern and contemporary art at Bonhams
With offices and representatives in 22 countries, Bonhams gives buyers and sellers access to a global network of collectors, to achieve the highest price and level of customer satisfaction possible. Contact a specialist directly for more information or submit your item online for a free auction estimate.

You can also buy and sell through Bonhams Private Sales, which provides clients with a bespoke approach to buying and selling outside of the auction calendar.

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Joan Yip

Senior Specialist

Joan Yip is a Senior Specialist and Head of Sale for Southeast Asian Modern & Contemporary Art auctions in Paris. She is also the core liaison for Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art for Chinese…

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Edward Wilkinson

Global Head, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art

Edward Wilkinson is Global Head of Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art. Based in London, he oversees the category's auctions in New York, Hong Kong and Paris. Joining Bonhams in 2011, Edward has e…

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Yunwen Sung

General Manager

Yunwen Sung is General Manager of Bonhams Singapore. She supports our Southeast Asian Modern & Contemporary Art auctions.

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