(110331) -- HONG KONG, March 31, 2011 (Xinhua) -- A staff member introduces a painting "Big Family" by Chinese artist Zhang Xiaogang at the preview of an auction held by Sotheby's Art Auction House in south China's Hong Kong, March 31, 2011. The annual Sotheby's spring auction will be held from April 1 to 8 this year, where more than 3,600 items, including calligraphy and painting works, porcelains, watches and jewelries, worth of 2.7 billion Hong Kong dollars (340 million US dollars) in total, will be auctioned. Meanwhile, some artworks for auctions to be held overseas in May and June are also exhibited here. (Xinhua/Song Zhenping) (lfj)
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