HK International Jazz Festival 2012

It's October, you're fielding social invites from left, right and centre. Another party? Another shop opening? I say ditch them all and come check out the Hong Kong International Jazz Festival from 7-12 October. The line up will include local musicians Alex Fung and his Cello Quartet, the legendary Jimmy Cobb, Larry Coryell, Joey DeFrancesco…

Pistoletto at Simon Lee

Popped into Simon Lee gallery yesterday to check out their latest exhibition from Michelangelo Pistoletto, Lavoro. Big fan of the artist's work and was awfully excited. Four of the Arte Povera artist's 'mirror' paintings were on show, from a series focusing on the world of construction. It's fitting that in highlighting the industrial process the…

Joel Morrison’s Heavy Metal at Gagosian

I interviewed American sculptor Joel Morrison today, who is in town for his solo exhibition opening at Gagosian. Down the length of Gagosian's immaculate and sterile space was an equally immaculately presented series of twelve stainless steel sculptures by the 36 year-old Seattle-born, LA based artist, touted by some as being one of the most…

White Cube opens in HK with Gilbert & George

After a year of speculating where and when, White Cube has finally opened in Hong Kong, at 50 Connaught Rd in Central. A critical mass of guests descended upon the ...errr, very spacious white cube, to celebrate the opening of the gallery and its inaugural exhibition of London "living sculpture" duo, Gilbert and George with…