Your interpretation or mine? Hong Kong artist Chow Chun Fai reflects in video interview


HONG KONG FOTANIAN ARTIST VIDEO INTERVIEW In the four-minute video, Chow Chun Fai [art]attack 6, Hong Kong-born artist Chow Chun Fai shares his views on the ever-evolving interpretation of art and his own role as an artist. A graduate of the … Continue reading

Is Hong Kong a cultural desert? How can you become a better collector? Answers revealed at Asia Art Forum


ART PROFESSIONALS HONG KONG ART INDONESIAN ART ART COLLECTING Guest writer Bonnie E. Engel, a Hong Kong freelance journalist, presents Art Radar Asia readers with her perspective on the talks of two speakers at the this year’s Asia Art Forum, held … Continue reading

This is Hong Kong: video art exhibition highlights differences between Hong Kong and the mainland


HONG KONG VIDEO ART MOVING IMAGE Hong Kong’s identity revealed through moving image Hong Kong: a Chinese city, a territory, a post-colonial state. Since China regained sovereignty of the area from Britain in 1997, Hong Kong has been struggling to … Continue reading

Fotan 2010 – a growing cluster of art studios in Hong Kong


HONG KONG ART STUDIOS Fo Tan is a place that you might not be able to name straight away when speaking of Hong Kong’s local art. However, this fading industrial district is home to more than 50 art studios and … Continue reading

Newslink roundup Hong Kong art fair – Art HK 09


     HONG KONG ART FAIR NEWS Flu Season – Artforum – 24 May 09 – Must read – This gossip column-style drily written piece, complete with photos of Asian art scene-shapers, takes a comprehensive look at most aspects of the fair: management (white … Continue reading

Hong Kong artists showcased for first time at Sotheby's Asian art sale 2009


HONG KONG ART AUCTION The Spring 2009 sale of contemporary Asian art saw Sotheby’s present a collection of 8 Hong Kong artists. This is the first time that any auction house has offered a series dedicated to Hong Kong art … Continue reading

Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2008 emerging artists on show in Hong Kong


ASIAN ART PRIZE The Sovereign Asian Art Prize carries a first prize of US$25,000 and is in its 5th edition. This time the acceptance criteria have been broadened from all forms of painting to all forms of 2D media. Thirty finalists have been selected by … Continue reading