In short: George Michael’s art collection raises $19m

George Michael's art collection raises $19m

A portrait titled (George) by Michael Craig-Martin from George Michael's collection.
A portrait titled (George) by Michael Craig-Martin from George Michael's collection. PHOTO: REUTERS

A charity auction of the late British singer George Michael's art collection has raised US$14.6 million (S$19.7 million).


Sammo Hung is film-maker in focus

Sammo Hung, 67, has been named the Film-maker in Focus at this year's Hong Kong International Film Festival. In addition to a book published of the actor-director's works, 10 of his films will also be shown at the event that started yesterday and will end on April 1.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 19, 2019, with the headline 'In short'. Print Edition | Subscribe