Autumn Art in Hong Kong

This last week has been crazy busy with art events and exhibition openings following one after the other. A host of international artists were in town for their solo exhibition openings, including Bernard Frize, Vik Muniz, Aya Takano and Bharti Kher. French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel also made an appearance for a private project in Hong…

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Joel Morrison Tatler Interview

LA artist Joel Morrison’s exhibition at Gagosian Hong Kong has now come down, making way for Takashi Murakami’s solo exhibition later this week. If you missed out on the show, here’s my full interview with the artist in this month’s Tatler magazine. Hope you enjoy it! Click here for article: Joel Morrison, Tatler November 2012

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Vik Muniz Exhibiting at Ben Brown Gallery

Arguably the most famous contemporary artist to come out of Brazil, Vik Muniz just opened his first show in China and Hong Kong this week at Ben Brown Gallery. And wow, was the opening on Tuesday packed! The show features editioned photographs from his most recent series ‘Pictures of Magazines 2’, collaged recreations of familiar…

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Hong Kong Artists Get the Saatchi Treatment

The first major showcase of Hong Kong contemporary art, both in Hong Kong and internationally, launched yesterday at the China Club. The ‘Hong Kong Eye’ exhibition will bring together over 50 works by 18 Hong Kong emerging artists, kicking off in a free exhibition at London’s Saatchi Gallery from 5 December to 12 January 2013…

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Para/Site Art Auction

Autumn art season is in full swing. Galleries bring out their heavy hitters, exhibition openings number in their dozens, and the auction houses rack up impressively long numbers preceded by dollar signs. Kicking off Hong Kong’s November art madness a couple of weeks ago was the Para/Site Art Space auction fundraiser held at Lane Crawford’s…

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London Showrooms Hits HK

It’s been a week of British fashion and glam cocktail parties in Hong Kong with London Showrooms in town for the second year in a row with new collections from a crop of emerging Brit designers. In an effort to raise the profile of London’s finest designers in the international market, the British Fashion Council’s…

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Marc Quinn: Seen and Be Scene

Interview with Marc Quinn in his London studio, 2010. Published in Hong Kong Tatler, December 2010 It’s tempting to dismiss Marc Quinn’s work as intellectual posturing, especially considering what has been written about him since he first came to prominence in 1991 with ‘Self’, a cast of his head made from nine pints of his…

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John Powers’ Suite at Saamlung Gallery

A living room explosion of rugs and skeletal wooden furniture frames is dotted across the space of Saamlung gallery this month. The work of New York essayist and sculptor, John Powers, the current exhibition ‘Suite of Suites’ references furniture as functional objects as well as abstraction and minimalism. A series of rectangular sculptures sprout like…

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