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  • First Solo Exhibition by George Condo in Hong Kong Opens in March

    Jan 2018
    Skarstedt and Sprüth Magers are delighted to present Expanded Portrait Compositions, the first major exhibition by American artist George Condo in Hong Kong. Showcasing a brand-new body of paintings and works on paper that have been created by Condo specifically for the Maritime Museum in Hong Kong, the exhibition will be on view for two weeks only, from March 27 through April 6, 2018.
  • Kabinett to feature 30 specially curated presentations

    Jan 2018
    Following its debut in Asia last year, Art Basel’s Kabinett sector will return to the Hong Kong show featuring 30 concisely curated projects. Hosted within the Galleries sector booths, projects this year will encompass strong conceptual solo presentations by both established and emerging artists including: artist duo Alfredo & Isabel Aquilizan, Chant Avedissian, Teresita Fernández, Katsura Funakoshi, Apostolos Georgiou, Federico Herrero, Hon Chi Fun, Kim Kulim, Kim Yong-Ik, Jeff Koons, Frog King (Kwok Mang-ho), Wifredo Lam, Liang Shuo, Fausto Melotti, Mihai Olos, Yoko Ono, Gabriel Orozco, Peng Wei, Mark Ryden, Andres Serrano, Song Dong, Rebekka Steiger, Mircea Suciu, Kishio Suga, Frank Walter, Tom Wesselmann, Harumi Yamaguchi, Yang Jiechang, Yu Cheng-Ta and Yu Hong. Art Basel, whose Lead Partner is UBS, takes place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from Thursday, March 29 to Saturday, March 31, 2018.
  • Art Basel releases gallery list for its sixth edition in Hong Kong

    Jan 2018
    Art Basel's sixth edition in Hong Kong will feature 247 leading galleries from 32 countries, presenting work ranging from Modern masterpieces of the early 20th century to the most contemporary work by both established and emerging artists. 28 galleries will participate in the Hong Kong show for the first time, including important galleries from the United States and Europe as well as a younger generation of galleries from the East. The show will also feature strong presentations by galleries from Asia that have graduated into the main sector of the show, reflecting the further strengthening and broadening of the art scenes across Asia. Art Basel, whose Lead Partner is UBS, takes place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from Thursday, March 29 to Saturday, March 31, 2018.
  • Pace Gallery Marks 10th Anniversary in Asia with March 2018 Opening of New Gallery in Hong Kong

    Jan 2018
    Pace Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a new gallery in Hong Kong, its second in the city and its fourth space in Asia. Designed by Bonetti/Kozerski Architecture – the same firm designing Pace’s new flagship gallery opening in fall 2019 in Chelsea, New York – the gallery will open during Art Basel Hong Kong on March 26, 2018 in the H Queen’s building in the city’s Central District. Pace will inaugurate the gallery with an exhibition dedicated to Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara, coupled with an exhibition of works on paper and paintings by New York- based artist Loie Hollowell in its original Hong Kong gallery.
  • M+ Premieres M+ Matters Keynote Series with Miracle of the Benesse Art Site Naoshima

    Jan 2018
    M+ at West Kowloon Cultural District, is pleased to launch M+ Matters Keynote, a new segment in the ongoing M+ Matters series of public talks and symposia. Miracle of the Benesse Art Site Naoshima, a partner programme of the Business of Design Week 2017 (BODW), takes place today. Through the invitation and participation of key figures from the global art and cultural scene, M+ Matters Keynote focuses on the exploration of the most influential cultural projects of today which have helped shape and inform the current arts ecosystem.
  • M+ Announces Recipients of M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2018

    Jan 2018
    M+ at West Kowloon Cultural District and Design Trust are pleased to announce that Hugh Davies and the team of Fan Lok Yi and Sampson Wong are the recipients of the M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2018. Now in its fourth year, the M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship aims to support high-level research related to design and architecture history and contemporary issues, focusing on Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta region, and their relationship with the rest of the world.

    Jan 2018
    Indonesia’s first museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art, Museum MACAN was officially inaugurated today by philanthropist, collector and founder Haryanto Adikoesoemo. Designed by the award-winning MET Studio from London, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara, (MACAN) will welcome the public from Saturday November 4, 2017. The Museum offers contemporary interiors which redefine the notion of a museum and is the first purpose-built space of its kind in the country.
  • M+ Organises REORIENT: Conversations on South and Southeast Asia

    Jan 2018
    As part of the M+ Matters series of public talks to discover, learn and engage with key players in the industry while building the museum collection in and for Hong Kong, M+ at West Kowloon is pleased to announce REORIENT: Conversations on South and Southeast Asia (REORIENT), to be held at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center from 30 November to 2 December 2017.
  • West Kowloon Cultural District Breaks the Ice for Hong Kong Indie Bands at the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2017

    Jan 2018
    The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) is dedicated to promoting cultural exchanges and bringing local musicians to perform on international stages. This year, two local indie bands: GDJYB and A New World If You Can Take It (as known as ANWIYCTI), through the introductions and support of the Authority, will represent Hong Kong at the renowned Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2017, bringing Hong Kong’s independent music to the music lovers around the world.
  • WKCDA announces the three shortlisted Pavilion designs for the inaugural Hong Kong Young Architects and Designers Competition

    Jan 2018
    The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) announced a shortlist of three Pavilion designs, as selected by the judging panel for the Hong Kong Young Architects & Designers Competition – the first competition of its kind in Hong Kong aimed specifically at showcasing the creativity and potential of local architects and designers still in the early stages of their careers.
    • Dan Graham – Greatest Hits

      Dec 2017
      The Red Brick Art Museum in Beijing announces Dan Graham’s first solo exhibition in China. As one of contemporary art's most innovative and influential figures, Graham has been at the forefront of many of the most significant developments in art, including conceptual art, video and film installation, performance and site-specific sculpture. Often blurring the lines between private and public, inclusion and exclusion, Graham’s works have appeared in various arenas around the world, from museums and institutions to public gardens, shopping malls, coffee shops and magazines. Spanning five decades of the artist’s work, this comprehensive exhibition offers a complete overview of the artist’s practice and features over twenty new, recent and historical pieces.
    • Creative China Festival Presents Art of SONG Dong, YU Fan, LI Jun, GUO Hongwei and HE Wei in New York in Collaboration with ACAW

      Oct 2017
      (October 4, 2017, Beijing | New York) As part of the newly announced Creative China Festival, Beijing Contemporary Art Foundation (BCAF) is pleased to present a strong line-up of contemporary Chinese art programs, featuring SONG Dong, YU Fan, LI Jun and GUO Hongwei in New York in collaboration with Asia Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) as part of their signature “THINKING PROJECTS” series of pop-up exhibitions. The Festival also supports HE Wei’s installation as part of the ACAW after-party (by invitation only).
    • M+ Celebrates 100 Years of Architect I.M. Pei with Two-part Symposium in Hong Kong and the US

      Oct 2017
      (3 October 2017, Hong Kong) M+, the new museum of visual culture in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, is pleased to announce Rethinking Pei: A Centenary Symposium. Co-organised by M+ with, respectively, the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, and the Department of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong, this two-part symposium celebrates the 100th birthday year of I.M. Pei by bringing together leading scholars who will lend new insights into the acclaimed architect’s life and work. The symposium will take place on 12–13 October in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (at Harvard University), and on 14–15 December in Hong Kong (at the University of Hong Kong). The symposium is made possible by the generous support of C Foundation.