Art lovers who got a small taste of Basquiat’s work in the recent Andy Warhol exhibition, can soon get a broader look at the artist as Hong Kong’s Gagosian gallery puts on a dedicated show in late May.
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John Chamberlain, Piquanteagle, 2009 The fact that Hong Kong’s art galleries are often as pressed for space as the city’s apartments, has resulted in few inspiring sculpture exhibitions. On Friday, March 23rd, the Gagosian Gallery will be flouting that curse, bringing Hong Kong a group show featuring works by contemporary artists John Chamberlain, Robert Rauschenberg, [...]
Most well known for his comic-style paintings made from patterned dots*, artist Roy Lichtenstein also used his distinct techniques to create a series of work based on traditional Chinese landscapes. Due to the strong optical effect of the dots, the art is much more powerful in person than can be captured in photos.
Just as we hypothesized, the Gagosian gallery is living up to its reputation, bringing interesting, relevant contemporary art to Hong Kong on a consistent basis. With ARTHK 11 taking place this week, there’s a flurry of openings around town. Of the many exhibitions to choose from, the Richard Prince show, titled Nurse’s Tricks, should be [...]
Damien Hirst – “For Heaven’s Sake” When it comes to stimulating an interest in art, there’s no doubt that Hong Kong has made strides over the past decade. As evidence, one can simply point to the success of the art walk, the annual art fair, local malls’ obsession with art installations, or the notable art [...]