The organisers are pleased to announce the list of 100 leading galleries from around the world who will exhibit at the HKCEC from 14 – 18 May.
See the full list of participating galleries at www.hongkongartfair.com and make sure you book your tickets before 7 May to enjoy 20% discount – HK$120 per person.
High-profile works up for sale include Andy Warhol’s 1962 Avanti Cars from Ben Brown Fine Arts, London worth an estimated HK$29million, Nue aux Bras Elevés from Max Lang, New York and a Damien Hirst offered by Seomi & Tuus, Seoul. Peres Projects from Los Angeles will be exhibiting a solo show of work by controversial artist Terence Koh.
There will also be plenty to offer for those new to buying art and many galleries will be exhibiting accessibly priced works from emerging talent as well as limited editioned works from more famous names.
In addition to the buying and selling, at the heart of the Fair is an exhibition featuring Hong Kong’s most exciting emerging artistic talent. Mirage, curated by Sabrina Fung, who was also responsible for the Hong Kong Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2005, looks at the play between illusion and imagination through large-scale installations, videos, sculpture and other works. Featured artists include Homan Ho, Catherine Y M Lee, Esther L M Yip and Wong Chung Yu.
Asia Art Archive (AAA), the non-profit arts education centre dedicated to visual art from the region, is running an education programme during the Fair. ‘Hong Kong Conversations’ is a series of talks by a group of renowned collectors, artists and experts that will include Honorary Patron of the Fair, Sir David Tang. Other speakers include influential Hong Kong-based Swiss collector, Monique Burger, Tobias Berger of Para/Site Art Space, young Hong Kong artists Lam Tung Pang and Chow Chunfai and Elaine Ng, editor of contemporary art magazine ArtAsiaPacific.
Finally, ART HK is pleased to announce its association with SHIFTING SITES: Cultural Desire and the Museum, a one day conference organized by Asia Art Archive and the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Department of Cultural and Religious Studies which will be held on Saturday 17 May, International Museum Day. A satellite event to the Fair, the conference will address the growing trend among governments, notably in Asia, to allocate major resources towards creating one-stop cultural districts and question whether such fabricated districts can hold their own against the vibrancy of long-established art scenes in cities like London and New York. Speakers include Sheena Wagstaff, Chief Curator of the Tate Modern and Yuko Hasegawa, Chief Curator of Tokyo’s Museum of Contemporary Art. The conference is supported by the Home Affairs Bureau of the Government of the HKSAR and open to the public.
星期日, 4月 06, 2008
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