Apr 2017Pearl Lam Galleries is pleased to announce its first solo exhibition by post-war Korean artist Kim Tschang-Yeul (b. 1929, Maengsan, Korea) at the Pedder Building. Kim is regarded as one of the most influential figures in Korea’s modern art history and is renowned for his “waterdrop” paintings.
West Kowloon Cultural District launches its first Young Architects & Designers Competition to showcase Hong Kong creativity
Apr 2017(11 April 2017, Hong Kong) The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) announces the launch of its very first Hong Kong Young Architects & Designers Competition. Envisaged to provide a platform for emerging architects and designers to showcase their creativity and potential, as well as gain valuable experience, the competition invites young professionals to participate in an innovative challenge to design a Temporary Pavilion, to be built inside the Nursery Park at the West Kowloon Cultural District. Apr 2017(10 April 2017, Hong Kong) M+ at the West Kowloon Cultural District and Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) are proud to announce the solo exhibition Samson Young: Songs for Disaster Relief, Hong Kong in Venice as Collateral Event of the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. As the third collaboration between M+ and HKADC, this exhibition presents a major milestone of Hong Kong contemporary art at one of the most important international platforms.
H Queen’s unveils a public digital art project “Voyages”. Four renowned international artists to bring a unique visual experience
Apr 2017H Queen’s (HQ) is proud to present "Voyages", a large-scale digital art installation consisting of video artworks presented by world-class galleries and artists, including teamLab (Pace Gallery), İnci Eviner (Pearl Lam Galleries), Zhao Zhao (Tang Contemporary Art) and Sputniko! (Whitestone Gallery). “Voyages” will be the first large-scale digital art installation to be shown on a main street in the busiest CBD in Hong Kong, where the passers-by will stop in their tracks to experience the digital art works among the hustle and bustle of Central.
Kwai Fung Hin Art Gallery presents Solo Exhibition of new work by Li Huayi at Art Basel Hong Kong 2017, alongside “Landscapes in New Dimensions” at the gallery space
Apr 2017Kwai Fung Hin Art Gallery is proud to participate in Art Basel in Hong Kong for the first time, presenting a solo booth of new work by Chinese contemporary ink painting master Li Huayi in the Insights sector (Booth 3D46), featuring his latest works of the gilded screen series. The gallery will also present a concurrent exhibition of his magnificent installation works at the gallery space, entitled ‘Landscapes in New Dimensions’. Mar 2017(21 March, 2017) Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) and HUGO BOSS are honored to announce the initiation of the 2017 HUGO BOSS ASIA ART Award for Emerging Asian Artists. Following the success of two past editions in 2013 and 2015, the Award continues its exploration into the future of arts in Greater China and Southeast Asia. Mar 2017PRESS RELEASE | 21 MARCH 2017 Pace Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the second space in Hong Kong in the H Queen’s building, an award-winning development on 80 Queen’s Road Central, by end of the year. Having recently expanded into Korea with the opening of Pace Seoul, the gallery looks forward to a greater reach throughout Asia and beyond. Mar 2017Curated by Yongwoo Lee and Hans Ulrich Obrist, the Shanghai Project Chapter 2 exhibition 'Seeds of Time' will be inaugurated on April 22, 2017. Taking its title from the documentary of the same name, which shares the project’s call for action regarding the climate situation, the exhibition seeks to explore sustainability so as to better understand possible solutions for urgent environmental and social problems. Mar 2017(Hong Kong, 20 March 2017) 'Duddell’s x Biennale of Sydney. Abstraction of the World', a collaborative exhibition presented by Duddell’s together with the 21st Biennale of Sydney (2018) just opened at Duddell’s. Curated by Mami Kataoka, the Artistic Director of the Biennale’s 21st edition, the exhibition will run until 10 July, 2017 at Duddell’s, the city’s leading cultural and social destination. Mar 2017(16 March 2017, Hong Kong) M+, the museum of visual culture in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, today unveiled 'Ambiguously Yours: Gender in Hong Kong Popular Culture' (Ambiguously Yours), the third exhibition to be presented at the M+ Pavilion. Running from 17 March to 21 May 2017, this exhibition is the first curated by M+ to examine popular culture by considering the 1980s and 1990s in Hong Kong popular culture as a platform for avant-garde experimentation in representations of gender identity. Mar 2017The Sovereign Art Foundation has revealed the top 30 finalists of The 2017 Sovereign Asian Art Prize – the 13th edition of Asia’s most prestigious prize for contemporary artists. A total of 66 independent art professionals from across Asia Pacific nominated nearly 300 mid-career artists into the Prize; resulting in more than 530 artworks entered from nominees around the region.
Pace Gallery Presents Strong Artist Line-Up at Art Basel in Hong Kong & 'Pine Or Willow', Solo Show by Qiu Xiaofei
Mar 2017Pace Gallery is proud to announce its return to Art Basel in Hong Kong in March 2017 at Booth 1C22. Alongside a strong booth presentation featuring works by the gallery’s most well-known artists, Pace will also participate in the newly introduced Kabinett sector with works by Chinese artist Qiu Xiaofei. Concurrently, Pace Hong Kong will present a solo exhibition by Qiu, introducing over 10 new works by the artist.
The Guggenheim Museum & Rockbund Art Museum Present Exhibition of Middle Eastern and North African Art in Shanghai
Feb 2017(SHANGHAI AND NEW YORK, February 28, 2017)—The Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) is joining with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York to present But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa from April 15 through June 11, 2017. The exhibition is the final installment of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, a distinctive program that creates direct access to contemporary art and education through international exhibitions, acquisitions, curatorial scholarship, and public programming. But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise premiered at the Guggenheim Museum in April 2016; and the presentation in Shanghai will be one of the largest exhibitions of contemporary art from the Middle East and North Africa to be seen in China to date. Feb 2017FEBRUARY 24, 2017 – HONG KONG: SOHO 189 Art Lane is thrilled to celebrate its second anniversary and invites the public to enjoy a special evening of exhibition previews in conjunction with the Hong Kong Art Gallery Association’s “Art Gallery Night” on Monday 20 March, 6pm – 8pm. Four reputed and distinctive Hong Kong galleries - Galerie Huit, Leo Gallery, Pearl Lam Galleries and Puerta Roja - housed in the eponymous building, will present individual exhibitions under one roof of the community and culture hub. Feb 2017From March 20 to March 25, 2017, Art Basel will present a premier program of over 30 film and video works at its Hong Kong show. Following the successful addition of feature-length films to the program last year, a new selection will be screened this March. Feb 2017Hong Kong - 21 February 2017 – UBS, partner of Art Basel since 1994, celebrates its fourth year of sponsoring Art Basel in Hong Kong (23 - 25 March, HKCEC) with an extensive program of public, client and employee activities and the launch of two publications. The first major publication on the UBS Art Collection in nearly a decade will appear for the first time in Asia, while as announced in June 2016, Art Basel and UBS will jointly publish The Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report by cultural economist, Dr. Clare McAndrew, Founder of Arts Economics. This new annual report will analyze macro-economic trends and provide data on the global art market including international sales by region, price level, and sector. Feb 2017(21 February 2017, Hong Kong) M+, the museum of visual culture in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, is pleased to announce Ambiguously Yours: Gender in Hong Kong Popular Culture, the museum’s first exhibition exploring popular culture through the aesthetics of androgyny and gender fluidity, and the dynamic interplay with visual art, design and moving image. Ambiguously Yours will run from 17 March to 21 May, 2017, and is the third exhibition to be presented at the M+ Pavilion, a permanent space on the West Kowloon site that hosts the museum’s exhibitions leading up to the opening of the M+ building in late 2019. Feb 2017Puerta Roja is delighted to present Mastering Colour - the first solo gallery exhibition in Hong Kong by Franco-Venezuelan artist, Carlos Cruz-Diez. Hailed as one of the founders of the Op-Art and Kinetic movements of the 1950s, Cruz-Diez is part of more than 60 major museum collections worldwide and has been well appreciated in the Asia Pacific region since the 1980s, showcasing significant public commissions and exhibitions in Australia, China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. Feb 2017Jointly holding an impressive list of 18 international prestigious prizes, including the Hugo Boss Prize, the Enel Contemporary Award Prize, the Venice Biennale Golden Lion Award, and the Benesse Prize amongst many others, internationally renowned and accomplished artists Carsten Höller, Tobias Rehberger, Anri Sala and Rirkrit Tiravanija celebrate STPI's 15th year milestone as they take on a daring challenge to create artworks with the experimental institution through blind collaboration fueled by pure instinct and spontaneity. Feb 2017MCH Swiss Exhibition (Basel) Ltd., a company owned by MCH Group in Basel/Switzerland, is acquiring a 25.1 percent holding in art.fair International GmbH in Cologne/Germany, the organiser of the new art fair ART DÜSSELDORF.