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Hong Kong art galleries, exhibits, shows, exhibitions, shows, live painting or anything design related.

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Vanessa Wong + Henry Hussey at Cat Street Gallery!

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!

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“Priceless” work taken from Art Basel Hong Kong?

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.

Art Basel Hong Kong x Carsten Nicolai – watch the ICC Thursday!

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!

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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.