In Conversation: Thomas Demand
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In Conversation: Thomas Demand

Published on ocula.com, 14 June, 2015 For two decades German-born artist Thomas Demand has captivated collectors and museums alike with his boundary pushing photography. With the dedication and single mindedness of an obsessive compulsive, Demand recreates meticulous and detailed life-size paper models of scenarios gleaned from media images, and then photographs them, blurring the lines … Continue reading

Art Trends Now
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Art Trends Now

Published in The Art Newspaper China, November 2014 The art market shows little sign of slowing down, particularly as oligarchs at auction continue to rack up records for high-end art works by American abstract painters and international contemporary stars. Earlier auctions this year resulted in record prices for American artist, Barnett Newman’s ‘Black Fire I’ … Continue reading

Sheila Rocks
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Sheila Rocks

American- born photographer, Sheila Rock, has a knack for being in the right place at the right time. During the week of her arrival in Hong Kong for the launch of her exhibition ‘PUNK+’ at Agnès b., Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests are in full swing, with main arteries of the city occupied by thousands of … Continue reading

Pedder-philes Spring Art 2013
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Pedder-philes Spring Art 2013

In the past few years Hong Kong’s iconic Pedder Building has undergone a remarkable, and expensive transformation. Gone are the vintage designer wear and cheap cashmere shops and in their place are the smooth gleaming floors and glass windows of high-end established commercial galleries, a cigar divan and an enoteca. And of course, Abercrombie and … Continue reading