ART HK 12: Hong Kong artist Lee Kit wins ART FUTURES prize


The 2012 ART FUTURES award was awarded to Hong Kong artist Lee Kit for his project Something in My Hands. The prize is given to an emerging artist represented by a young gallery.

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4 emerging Hong Kong artists naturals at portraying nature


Hong Kong artists Nimchi Yuen, Silvia Chan, Flora Fok and Jessica Cheung are featured in a September 2011 group show at Karin Weber Gallery that explores the natural world.

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Asian Art Biennial 2011: 40 artists from New Zealand to Kazakhstan – event alert


Forty Asian artists are participating in the 2011 Asian Art Biennial. Curator Iris Shu-Ping Huang has asked each to reflect upon today’s “M-shaped” Asian society.

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Art Radar 18 most-searched contemporary Asian artists to June 2011


Goodbye Takashi Murakami. Hello Tsang Kin-Wah. Art Radar‘s list of the top twenty most-searched Asian contemporary artists to June 2011 holds some surprises.

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Artist Silas Fong’s daring Hong Kong video solo – soundslide


Listen to up-and-coming Hong Kong video artist Silas Fong talk on his latest solo in the city, “Memory Disorder” while images of his work slide by.

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Who is the King of Kowloon? ArtisTree exhibition pays tribute to artist and eccentric Tsang Tsou-choi


Hong Kong exhibition “Memories of King Kowloon” tells the story of one of the city’s most iconic and eccentric artists, Tsang Tsou-choi (a.k.a. King Kowloon).

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Words in Art: New media artist Hung Keung’s war on Simplified Chinese


In this interview, Hong Kong-born new media artist Hung Keung explores the philosophy behind Traditional Chinese characters. Part of our “Words in Art” series.

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Hong Kong Street Art Series: ufo Gallery quits Hong Kong art scene


GALLERY CLOSURE ART MANAGEMENT ALTERNATIVE ART As we wrote in a December 2010 article called ‘Gallery shake-out expected in Hong Kong in 2011’, a number of galleries in Hong Kong have been forced into closure due, in part, to the … Continue reading