Tag: art review
In Praise of Shadows: Raha Raissnia at Empty Gallery, Hong Kong
Following the death of Jina Mahsa Amini in police custody, numerous images of the uprisings in Iran once again demonstrated photography’s emancipatory power. Despite the increasing manipulability of photography and a corresponding growth of distrust in it, the medium continues to play a vital role in the context of protest movements. In the work of…
Kunsty Kvetch: Art Basel Hong Kong 2023
After three Covid-ridden years, in which the city shut itself off from the rest of the world in attempt to control infection, the art hamster-wheel— fuelled by money, status-anxiety, booze and of course, lots of art— was in motion once again in Hong Kong. With restrictions finally lifted, including the mask mandate, the international art…
Haim Steinbach: tin drum at White Cube
In Haim Steinbach’s Hong Kong exhibition, ‘tin drum’, White Cube gallery brings together nine works spanning almost two decades of the New York-based Israeli artist’s career.
Review: Machines of Desire at Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong
Machines of Desire’s Hong Kong chapter stages a collision of unconscious and conscious desires, a motivating force of contemporary consumption, through 12 works by eight artists.