Gary Simmons ‘Dancing in Darkness’

For three decades, New York-born, Los Angeles-based sculptor, installation artist, and painter Gary Simmons has used his practice to retrace, reclaim, and reconstruct African-American history and experience by uncovering the way institutions enforce inequality and assert control. Much of Simmons’ early work uses the chalkboard as a metaphor to map out how cultural memory and racial prejudice…

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Hans-Peter Feldmann

Hans Peter Feldmann’s recent exhibition at Hong Kong’s Simon Lee Gallery, features works from across nearly five decades of the Dusseldorf-born artist’s career, including sculpture, photography, installation, collage and found objects.

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Rodel Tapaya’s Random Numbers

generation, gaining international recognition in 2002 when he was awarded the Top Prize at the Nokia Art Awards Asia, followed by the APB Foundation Signature Art Prize in 2011.

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Liquified Sunshine | Force Majeur: Luke Ching Chin Wai & South Ho Siu Nam

The first exhibition in Hong Kong addressing and engaging with the city’s current political and identity troubles, Liquefied Sunshine | Force Majeure is a creative dialogue between Hong Kong artists Luke Ching Chin Wai and South Ho Siu Nam that explores the notion of storms, one natural, the other political.

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Neri Oxman: Material Ecology Exhibition at MoMA

First published on plant-terra, April 2020 A new exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) showcases the radical projects and sustainable design of boundary-breaking polymath and innovator Neri Oxman. American-Israeli architect, designer, academic and inventor Neri Oxman has built a reputation for being at the cutting edge of new design materials and methodologies.…

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McArthur Binion at Lehmann Maupin and Massimo de Carlo Gallery, HK

After decades of being overlooked, it’s fair to say that 73-year-old American artist McArthur Binion is having a moment. With a spate of recent exhibitions, notably his inclusion in the 2017 Venice Biennale Viva Arte Viva and a 2018 solo exhibition at the Cranbrook Art Museum in Detroit, this past month the artist has also celebrated the opening of several…

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A Visit to Kanaal

Previous years have seen Belgian collector, art and antiquities dealer, gallerist and celebrated designer, Axel Vervoordt, stage some of the most beautiful exhibitions during the Venice Biennale at the Palazzo Fortuny.  Filled with works from his collection –– paintings by Gutai and Dansaekwa masters Kazuo Shiraga and Yun Hyong-Keun, Ghanaian artist El Anatsui, as well…

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Chen Danqing at Tang Contemporary

Shanghai-born artist Chen Danqing was only 14 when he started painting Mao propaganda posters in the 1970s. “I painted more than 100 portraits of Chairman Mao on the street walls in Shanghai and its suburbs and also on factory iron sheets,” he says. “During that time, there were millions of amateur and professional painters in…

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The Violence of Gender: Performing Society

The Violence of Gender: Performing Society, at Tai Kwun Contemporary, Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts, Hong Kong   In the wake of the #metoo movement, where power, activism, feminism and gender collide, a new exhibition at Tai Kwun Contemporary at Hong Kong’s Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and the Arts proposes to look at…

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Contagious Cities: Faraway Too Close

Contagious Cities: Faraway Too Close 26 January – 21 April, 2019 Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong In 2003, the SARS outbreak led to a shutdown of Hong Kong. The virus infected 1,755 people in the city, killing 299. Fear of the epidemic led many, mainly expats, to flee. Those who didn’t leave avoided public spaces. A…

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