Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

My highlights from Art Basel in Hong Kong 2016

I was contemplating whether or not to write this post - there are so many Art Basel in Hong Kong articles out there already, and I am a week late. But then everyone has different views and opinions. My take is that it is a great opportunity to see so many great masters of the… Continue reading My highlights from Art Basel in Hong Kong 2016

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Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

My highlights from Art Central 2016

This week it is all about Art. Both Art Central and Art Basel are in town and there are lots of Art related events happening in the city. I decided to start 'my' art week with a visit to Art Central, which is happening for the second time round. Art Central is a little bit… Continue reading My highlights from Art Central 2016

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, Hong Kong, New Territories

Exhibition: Wearable blessings at the HK Heritage Museum in Sha Tin

I am always surprised that there are some really good current exhibitions that are often overlooked. One of them is the 'Wearable Blessings' exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum. The museum is in Sha Tin, so it is a little journey away from the Island but it is so worth it! I have been… Continue reading Exhibition: Wearable blessings at the HK Heritage Museum in Sha Tin

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Hong Kong Museum of History: The Rise of the Celestial Empire

The Rise of the Celestial Empire is another great exhibition that follows in the foot steps of the Tsarskoye Selo exhibition, and transports visitors back in time. This time, it is the golden age of the Han dynasty. The show features a display of 162 ancient artefacts and relics, which showcase the economic growth and… Continue reading Hong Kong Museum of History: The Rise of the Celestial Empire

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Art exhibition: Balthus at the Gagosian Gallery

I always thought that the galleries in the Pedder Building would focus on contemporary, modern art - and so I was surprised to see so many classic paintings and drawings at the Gagosian Gallery recently. They looked like old classics, and then I realised that they were works by the famous painter Balthus. Balthus used… Continue reading Art exhibition: Balthus at the Gagosian Gallery

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Art exhibition: The Art of Qiu Deshu at Pearl Lam Galleries

One of my favourite past times is to stroll through the Pedder Street Building and visit the various galleries... and every time I do this, I discover some great artwork that I have not been familiar with. One recent example is the art of Qui Deshu, an artists from Shanghai, who has been producing great… Continue reading Art exhibition: The Art of Qiu Deshu at Pearl Lam Galleries

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Art exhibition: Jockey Club Community Arts Biennale at ArtisTree

Be quick... head to the ArtisTree in Tai Koo to see a great little exhibition (which is free!). The Jockey Club Community Arts Biennale is in its second edition, and I really enjoyed it! The show is on until July 24 and runs from 10am to 8pm everyday. 24 local professional artists worked with thousands… Continue reading Art exhibition: Jockey Club Community Arts Biennale at ArtisTree