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 August 9, 2017
Here some view of Zhang Yunyao’s solo show at Perrotin Hong Kong “Nec Spe Nec Metu” and of “Skin, Gesture, Body” in Don Gallery’s new space in Shanghai. The young emerging artist Zhang Yunyao was born in Shanghai in 1985 and graduated from the Department of Oil Painting, Academy of Fine Arts at Shanghai Normal University in 2007.
By Lucille Enel on October 20, 2016
By Lucille Enel on March 26, 2016
The Vietnamese “boat people” crisis, which started after the end of the Vietnam War in the late seventies and continued until the early nineties, had British Hong Kong at its epicenter, with hundreds of thousands of people seeking refuge there. After hearing about a possible collective suicide by the Vietnamese kept at the camp, Alfredo Jaar flew to Hong Kong to witness and document its premises. Jaar two works presented at Para Site emerged from that visit and they were exhibited in Hong Kong for the first time.
By Lucille Enel on March 25, 2016
Among my selection of works presented at Art Basel Hong Kong, you will find works by international artists Kader Attia, Jeremy Everett, Louise Bourgeois and Chinese artists Gao Lei, Gao Weigang, Li Gang, Ni Youyu, Wang Wei, Zhang Ding and more. Featured image : Paris Night by Chen Wei credits Ota Fine Arts
By Lucille Enel on March 22, 2016
At the occasion of Art Basel “M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art” was presented at the M+ museum in West Kowloon. The M+ Sigg Collection is an extraction from Swiss collector Uli Sigg’s unique collection. The Sigg Collection is universally recognised as the most important collection in the world of Chinese contemporary art from the 1970s to the present.
By Lucille Enel on March 20, 2015