Action-packed paintings featuring characters with animal heads, sculptures of well-dressed monsters, and much more awaits at Above Second Gallery’s group show “Pop” that opens on Friday, July 18th.
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Artist Vanessa Wong’s images of human anatomy fused with popular junk food brands are at once horrifying, fun, and recognizable to anyone who has undergone a serious craving. From colorful M&M’s to instant ramen, you might think twice on your next visit to 7-11!
The second Art Basel Hong Kong swept into town last week, introducing the work of more than 2,000 artists and filling the city with guests from around the world. One local artist took a guerilla approach to the famous art fair, pulling a maneuver inspired by Banksy.
British artist D*Face launches his exhibition “Honestly Dishonest” at an off-Basel event taking place at Above Second Gallery in Sai Ying Pun on Friday, May 16th. The London-based artist cites early New York graffiti and skateboard graphics, as two of his major influences.
The second Art Basel Hong Kong begins on Thursday and artist Carsten Nicolai is taking over the city’s tallest building for a special light installation. The 118 floor ICC will feature an interactive show designed by the Berlin-based artist, and there’s an app that lets you participate!
ParallelX, an exhibition by artists Jewelle Yeung and Leah Clough opens on Wednesday, March 12th at the new location of the Above Second Gallery. The show includes both drawings and paintings.
Artist Miya Ando, who creates fascinating works using ancient sword smith techniques is opening a solo show titled “Light Metal” on Thursday, February 13th. The artist, who grew up in Japan and California, works primarily in steel and aluminum.
L.A.-based artists Cyrcle were back in Hong Kong for the unveiling of the latest Vaford Gates mural. The night was a combination art launch and charity fundraiser with a vibe more like an underground warehouse party.
Long before he designed the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, or the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, architect Frank Gehry built a series of lamps in the mid 80′s that contained hints of where he was going creatively.
Last week a friend invited me to join a few graffiti artists in painting at the old Kai Tak airport in Kowloon Bay. Climbing through a hole in a fence and walking past a few obstacles, we arrived at an abandoned building.