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ParallelX at the new Above Second gallery!

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.

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Miya Ando solo exhibit “Light Metal”

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.

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Do fish lamps reveal a Frank Gehry epiphany?

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.

Graffiti tales: Kai Tak airport

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.

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The art of Tetsuya Ishida at Gagosian

Paintings by Tetsuya Ishida are as beautiful as they are tormented. Though captivating to look at, his artwork has a solemn quality, often depicting individuals submerged, trapped or otherwise held in uncomfortable positions.

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PechaKucha Night Hong Kong!

PechaKucha night is a fun environment to learn about innovative projects and rub elbows with the city’s design professionals.

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Graffiti legend SEEN coming to HK!

There are few names from the early days of graffiti as widely revered as SEEN. A Bronx native, SEEN began writing in 1973 and became an internationally recognized king of the underground art form.