Art and Entertainment

Youth Square Crafts Mart 2013

It’s been growing, from small stalls around the corners of the pedestrian area on Mongkok streets to small scale showcases of local crafts at public venues, to the 2 level JCCAC crafts fair every season and Discovery Bay’s market every now and then. Hong Kong DIY-ers are no longer strange to the public but instead widely accepted and favorite over commercialized big brands by customers from around the world. Coming back this October to Youth Square at Chai Wan is one of the biggest Crafts Mart in Hong Kong; depicting works by local designers as well as products by original makers from Australia, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan and Macau.


Jenny Holzer Solo Show at Pearl Lam Galleries in Hong Kong

Contemporary artist Jenny Holzer will be opening her solo show in Hong Kong tomorrow at Pearl Lam Galleries, Central. Titled “Light Stream”, the exhibition is full of LED lights picked from 3 of her series; “Truisms”, “Living” and “Survival”. Originally printed on posters pasted anonymously around New York City during the 1970s, the “Truisms” which consists a total of 250 sentences are picked and translated along with portions of “Survival” into Chinese for the first time.

LIULIGONGFANG Launches LIULI LIVING Round-shaped Tea Set Series

Mid- Autumn Festival is when a family gathers together for a nice warm meal and enjoy the view of the moon with the taste of moon cakes. As traditional as it is, the festival is constantly being adorned with modernized goods, evolving it into something that is contemporary to the Asian living.

Bernard Frize’s “On the Side where there is no Handrail” Exhibtion at Galerie Perrotin

French artist Bernard Frize is a globally recognized painter who has been awarded with the Fred Thieler Prize back in 2011, with countless major exhibitions around the world. His works are finally on show here in Hong Kong at the Galerie Perrotin from 29th of August until the 28th of September; with 8 abstract pieces on show that has never been exhibited before.

Signal 8 Summer Show at The Cat Street Gallery

Calming down after Art Basel 2013, it seems we are all ready for another dosage of art in the city. The Cat Street Gallery is opening a new Summer Show from the 18th of July until the 25 of August, showcasing local talents that have been curate by the Director.


Piece of Peace World Heritage Exhibition Built with Lego Bricks




Rushing to Taikoo Shing City Plaza, I was so excited to see their newest exhibition composed of Lego blocks. It’s such a collective memory, growing up with these toys trying to make real of what is imaginative in our minds. Instead so, Takeshi Kajihara has made miniature of what is real in our world, depicting landmarks of places that are especially phenomenon to the human mind.

Winners of the local artist competition” juxtaPOSE” exhibits at Above Second




Pulling together local artists, juxtaPOSE group winners of the Above Second Local Artist competition together for an exciting exhibition for the public. Literally juxtaposing artists of different styles and genre together; the show exclaims our daily juxtaposition between the natural and the man made, the changes and the constants. Buty Niemowl?ce

Yuichi Sugai’s Exhibition at Art Statements Hong Kong




Tokyo artist Yuichi Sugai is exhibiting his all new childhood inspired collection at Art Statements from the 20th of June until the 20th of July. Currently based in the US, the artist’s works has a very strong aesthetic connotation with tradition Japanese art, most probably because of his use of medium. By mixing printmaking techniques on kimono fabrics, and touching on it with paint; his work layers up like a modernized dream of authentic Japanese art, unique and very original.

Danielle Tay First Solo Show “The Important Bits” in Hong Kong at Artify Gallery

Greeted by a handful of smiling faces; it has been a long time since I have been toured around the gallery with personal explanation about works on display. There is a particular relaxing and uplifting feeling about the exhibit, apart from the big windows within the gallery; I believe it’s because the artist herself shares the same quality with what her work delivers.

Jake & Dinos Chapman’s exhibition The Sum of all Evil at White Cube, Hong Kong

Instead of portraying a fantastical side of the world, offering imaginative and creative aspects of fictional time and space for viewers to travel through; Jake and Dino Chapman gives you a blunt examination of evilness, various stereotypes in the current culture and throughout history, resulting in highly confrontational works that goes beyond idealism.