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.
Red Forest, Party's exhibition with Hauser & Wirth in Hong Kong (30 June–24 September 2022), his first in the city, delivers more vibrant, collector-pleasing compositions that launched his reputation into the artistic stratosphere.
Since the 1990s, Welsh conceptual artist Cerith Wyn Evans has created work about language, perception and representation. The artist skilfully weaves in elements of the musical, literary, philosophical and cinematic, resulting in exhibitions that are densely layered and at times even cryptic.
This year marks the 80th birthday of American artist Bruce Nauman. Following on from a recent Tate retrospective, is 'Presence/Absence’ at White Cube, the first exhibition in Hong Kong for the pioneering video artist.
American artist Sherrie Levine's recent exhibition Hong Kong Dominoes at David Zwirner in Hong Kong (4 September–13 October 2021) is comprised of six bodies of work that span three decades of the artist’s career. Levine rose to prominence as a member of the Pictures Generation, a group of artists based in New York in the late 1970s and 1980s. Originally trained as a... Continue Reading →
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.
Over the past two decades, Rodel Tapaya has become one of the leading Filipino artists of his 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.
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.
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... Continue Reading →
I’m standing under Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel fresco, 'The Creation of Adam', craning my neck to see Adam and God's outstretched near-touching hands. But the faces I’m looking at are identical and Chinese--it is the face of celebrated Hong Kong artist Chow Chun-Fai. And I’m not in the Vatican, I’m in the artist’s Fotan studio. Fotan... Continue Reading →
Published in Hong Kong Tatler, December 2014. It would be hard to find clearer confirmation of Federico Fellini's aphorism that all art is autobiographical than the work of Sophie Calle. For more than three decades the French conceptual artist has plucked events out of her life, and the lives of others, to use directly as... Continue Reading →