During Art Basel, Hong Kong art scene was booming, with new art venues and shows opening all around town. This year’s highlight was the opening of H Queen’s building that became home to new locations of international galleries such as: David Zwirner, Hauser & Wirth, Pearl Lam, Tang Contemporary Art and Ora Ora. K11 Art Foundation organised a pop up show curated by Venus Lau and showing works by International and National artists. Featured image: Liu Chuang Segmented landscape
By Lucille Enel on April 6, 2018
By Lucille Enel on April 6, 2018
During Art Basel Hong Kong, the under construction Tai Kwun Contemporary opened its doors to a limited number of guests. Located in the heart of Central, Tai Kwun Contemporary presented “Rehearsal” a show displaying works by national and international artists. Dedicated to presenting contemporary art exhibitions and programmes as platforms, the non-profit art centre directed […]
By Lucille Enel on April 4, 2018
Dong Dawei has for long wanted to record and exhibit his works’ development. At the occasion of Art Basel Hong Kong in the Insights project, he showed his works on paper along with the process’s video recordings next to each other, allowing the viewer to understand the long and complex process that was hided behind each composition. It’s all about process and timing, drawing every stroke one after another and bringing every stroke together, without no possibility of correction, it’s the same as calligraphy.
By Lucille Enel on April 3, 2018
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By Lucille Enel on February 8, 2018
By Lucille Enel on January 3, 2018
By Lucille Enel on November 30, 2017
This solo show, is like a ‘trial’ where Gao Lei’s artworks become ‘evidences’ linking each other driven by the clues artist sets forward in the exhibition, guiding to a valid or invalided ‘confession’. These clues act as the ‘enzyme’ activating the energies gathered during the formation of the artworks, changing the original context of creation, where finally a new ‘specialistic’ truth is produced as an outcome of catalytic reaction. All pictures courtesy of Gao Lei and Arario Gallery.
By Lucille Enel on November 19, 2017
“Cold Nights” is an exhibition of newly commissioned work by artists Chen Zhou, Liu Shiyuan, Nabuqi, and Li Ran, curated by Boliang Shen and Zhanglun Dai. The curators invited the four artists, after reading the modern Chinese writer Ba Jin’s eponymous 1947 novel, “Cold Nights”, to play the roles of its four protagonists through their own artistic creation. Image courtesy: Nabuqi
By Lucille Enel on November 16, 2017
The fifth edition of Art021 contemporary art fair took place last week in Shanghai, organized by Kelly Ying, David Chau, and Bao Yifeng, the fair presented a prestigious selection of galleries and artists. Here I bring you a quick look at some artworks by Chinese emerging artists that were on show. Image courtesy of Zhang Ding and ShanghArt Gallery
By Lucille Enel on November 15, 2017
The fourth edition of the West Bund Art Fair took place last week in Shanghai, welcoming 39 national and international galleries in its main section. At the same time, many galleries of the neighborhood were opening new shows, Shanghai Dandy group show at Don Gallery, Lu Pingyuan’s exhibition at MadeIn Gallery, Tang Dixin’s solo at Aike Gallery, Analia Saban at Qiao Space and more… Image courtesy: Na Buqi and Don Gallery.