By Amanda Hui, Ambrose Li, and Arianna Mercado In Hong Kong, a subdivided flat can hardly fit a bed frame, but at least your mattress is about three steps away from the kitchen. Amidst the glamour of Atelier Swarovski and the flashiness of fashion brand initial’s booth at Art Central, there is an empty box. … Continue reading Hong Kong: a cradle for arts and culture?
By Franziska Winkler An Inch of Time for an Inch of Gold is written in neon letters across Morgan Wong’s booth at Art Basel Hong Kong. The title refers to a Chinese proverb about the value of time. On the booth’s floor lies a snake-like gold chain, apparently one piece. But a closer look shows … Continue reading An Inch of Time for an Inch of Gold
藝評人梁寶山: 表面上說「我愛Art Basel」，但想問的是「Art Basel愛不愛我」呢？這個全球資本運作到底會否和我「講心」呢？ Click the story title to read more
By Laurene Cen One of the first things you notice about Wolfgang Tillmans’ show isn’t his photographs at all. Rather, it’s the sound of Hong Kong traffic signals that echo through the David Zwirner gallery, five floors above the street. Tillmans recorded the signals on a previous visit to Hong Kong in his capacity as … Continue reading Signals and Borders: Wolfgang Tillmans’ Hong Kong
By Lexie Ma, Sam Ng and Helen Yau Dozens of paintings hang perpendicular to a flat wall, like the splayed pages of a book. Each contains a musical score, superimposed with a child’s watercolor paintings. The scores belonged to the father of Thai artist Thitiphorn Kotham, and the watercolors are hers from childhood. Kotham created … Continue reading MUSIC IN SIGHT AND ART IN MOTION On “Notating Beauty that Moves – Music at an Exhibition”
Hong Kong’s long-awaited Art Week is upon us – are you ready? Adding to the excitement this year is the opening of H Queens, a central Hong Kong tower built to house galleries that include some of the biggest names in the art world. With a dazzling array of events jam-packed into a mere seven … Continue reading CJC Survival Kit for Art Week in HK 2018