Hong Kong: World's largest contemporary art fair opens

The fair showcases 242 galleries from 35 countries under one roof.

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    It’s a moment art lovers have been waiting for - the world’s largest contemporary art fair opens in Hong Kong.

    Organisers said that the global art landscape is changing, with Chinnese paintings emerging as new favourites for investors.

    A growning number of Chinese artists are driving a more mature market and attracting greater investment from the West.

    Al Jazeera's Sarah Clarke has gone there to find out why a new wave of Chinese artists are shifting the buying power to Asia.


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