After the two years of collaborating with late master Zao Wou-Ki who expressed his French roots through his Chinese paintings; Pont des Arts is ready to start off a new project with world- renowned contemporary painter Yue Minjun, with a painting exhibition that happened earlier in 2013 at Fondation Cartier, Paris.
In hands with 1881 Heritage, Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau and Avenue des Arts Gallery; 2 giant dog sculptures measuring at 2.9 meters to 3.8 meters tall are now being exhibited at the mall’s grand piazza for public visit until the 31st of August.
From the 5th of June to the 12th of July 2014; The Cat Street Gallery is proudly introducing a joint exhibition by Henry Hussey and Vanessa Wong, where the two emerging talents will be debuting their works for the first time at a commercial art gallery here in Hong Kong.
Happened on just the previous weekend of the 16th to the 17th of May, 2014; the Art and Design celebrating festival Chai Wan Mei was hosted with success. In conjunction with participating galleries such as 10 Chancery Lane Art Projects, agnés b.’s LIBRAIRIE GALERIE, AO Vertical & Bookstore, Artify, ilivetomorrow, Platform China, Youth Square and YY9; the event covered a large area of Chai Wan industrial center with countless studios participating in the project.
44 pieces in representation to his current age of 44 years; Michael Lau’s newest pop- up gallery exhibit works that reflects on different quotes which has been influential to him. In forms of wood, canvas and stainless steel; the artist’s recognized sense of fun is toned down by the choice of a full monotone palette, but the attracting humor still remains within his unique executed expression.
The Space up on Hollywood Road has always been known for its constant holdings of the cities’ latest fashion previews, art exhibitions and cultural related events; but never have I seen it being so beautifully infested with working artists sitting against their wooden made tables with classic red blue and white plastics covering all over the floors.
It’s another year of Art Basel, and this second edition in Hong Kong opens its doors to public on the 15th of May 2014, welcoming guests with 245 premier galleries from across 39 counties, with 24 of those having exhibitions spaces in Asia or in the Asia- Pacific region. With 171 Modern and contemporary art galleries taking part, with 20 exhibitions completely new to Art Basel joining in this year; there is also a first time show curated by Li Zhenhua belonging to the film sector, hosted in conjunction with Hong Kong Arts Centre.
Happening on the 13th of May, 2014; the Hong Kong Art Gallery Association is bringing together 36 Hong Kong galleries in opening an intimate and relaxing exhibition night at each of the different participating venues.
Trailing up to Upper Lascar Row, the mid-levels of Sheung Wan; we found those authentic Chinese treasure stalls closed, but an opening light shimmered behind the Cat street signature side shops with an inducing hint of conversation and a welcoming opened gesture.
Hong Kong was first a fishermen’s paradise before becoming the dragon of finance in Asia; yet those who have grew up here seems to have completely forgot about the heritage and cultures that this land use to have. An actual descendant from Hong Kong’s native fishermen family, Joey Lai is working in hands with Project Artist X (PAX) for her first ceramic solo exhibition “Still Movements”, reminding those about the vitality of the ocean and at the same time, promoting for the preservation of the fishermen culture in Hong Kong via the social project Project Jumbo.
The Davidoff Art Initiative in hands with Red Gate Residency from Beijing presents Pascal Meccariello, the first Dominican artist to travel to China in participation to the Davidoff Art Residency this May 1st to June 30th, 2014. Open to public, there will be a private studio visit on the 9th of May 2014 to showcase a delighting display of creativity from the artist.