Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Art exhibition: Jeff Koons at the Gagosian Gallery

A quick review of the Jeff Koons exhibition that ran until December 20, 2014 in Hong Kong.

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Art exhibition: Daido Moriyama at Simon Lee Gallery

Finally, the third and final exhibition that I visited in the Pedder Building. It was a photographic exhibition that my friends had recommended: Searching Journeys by the well-known Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama. He is widely recognised for his innovative, highly personal and unvarnished depictions of urban life. He is known for back-street boxers, strippers and… Continue reading Art exhibition: Daido Moriyama at Simon Lee Gallery

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Art exhibition: Billy Childish at Lehmann Maupin

Ignorant me... I have never explored the depths of the Pedder Building. Hence I have never come across the gallery of Lehmann Maupin. What a shame! I was pleasantly surprised by the exhibition of new paintings by British artist Billy Childish. This is his first show in Hong Kong and I loved how the large-scale… Continue reading Art exhibition: Billy Childish at Lehmann Maupin

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Art exhibition: Spiritual as Mountains at Pearl Lam Galleries

I enjoy exploring art galleries - but I often ran out of time to see all the current shows and exhibitions. So I was lucky that all the rain had cut short one of my hikes (a repeat of Wilson Trail Stage 3 with my friend Monica) so I could visit the Pearl Lam Galleries… Continue reading Art exhibition: Spiritual as Mountains at Pearl Lam Galleries

HK Island, Hong Kong

What to do on a rainy day on Hong Kong Island?

Ok, so after my blog post on what to do in Kowloon when it rains it's just logical to suggest a few things to do on a wet day on the Island. You could start your day with some Dim Sum to share with friends or family. My personal favourite is North Garden (Address: 1-3/F… Continue reading What to do on a rainy day on Hong Kong Island?

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Art exhibition: Jim Lambie at Pearl Lam Galleries

After strolling through Sheung Wan and visiting The Cat Street Gallery, we walked to Central and went to the Pedder Building, which houses a number of galleries including Pearl Lam Galleries. The current exhibition is by Scottish artist and DJ, Jim Lambie, who has been nominated for a Turner Prize. It is a bold exhibition… Continue reading Art exhibition: Jim Lambie at Pearl Lam Galleries