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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 in Sai Ying Pun. The show includes both drawings and paintings. Above Second Gallery has helped raise the profile of street art in Hong Kong, staging influential shows featuring international artists, and curating the large-scale “Work In Progress” exhibition with Swire in 2013. The…

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Honestly Dishonest – D*Face at Above Second!

…een keeping busy since arriving in Hong Kong, remixing the gallery space, creating new works, and even doing a large scale mural at the brand new PMQ event space in Sheung Wan. Above Second recently moved below Second! They are just a half a block away from the old location, on First Street. You can arrive there by taking nearly the exact same route as before. Recommended! D*Face “Honestly Dishonest” at Above Second Gallery Opening…

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Chancery Lane Gallery Annex

Before the Nike shop event, I headed out to the far east side of Hong Kong Island to a neighborhood called Chai Wan to attend the opening exhibition of a new gallery. The gallery is actually an extension of the Chancery Lane Gallery in Central’s Soho neighborhood. The new location is a massive warehouse / old factory building that has been subdivided. When I got out of the elevator, I saw the familiar street art of Simon Birch, who was…

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Exciting group show opening at Above Second – Friday!

…1; show curated by May Wong, founder of Above Second. Rounding out the exhibition are graffiti artists Cope2, a New York pioneer, and Frenchman Kongo, who emulates the style of graffiti’s early days. Recommended! Above Second Gallery’s “Pop” group show Above Second Gallery 9 First Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong Opening reception: Friday July 18th, 2014 from 7:00 – 10:00 PM The exhibition runs from July 18th to August…

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Finding the new Nike art gallery!

…om that exhibition, and read about it here. Titled, “Improvement In Progress”, the new works are done under his pseudonym Metalwing. The show will include a mixture of paintings, drawings, and photos. Because the gallery is located in a building between two streets, you can’t actually take a taxi directly there. You need to either walk up from Bridges Street, (just past Centre Stage and Select 18,) or you can walk down from…

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Superheroes + comic books + graffiti = ?

…ty. The party takes place at Roxie and goes from 10 til midnight as an invitation / guest-list only event, opening up to the public after 12. (See below for how to get on the guest list!) Recommended! [photopress:Meggs_above_second_gallery_art.jpg,full,pp_image] MEGGS – “King For A Day” Friday, July 9th, 2010 Above Second Gallery G/F, 31 Eastern Street Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong The opening is Friday, July 9th starting from 6pm….

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LAX/HKG group show at Above Second

…stablished than those typically featured in previous Above Second shows. To commemorate the special collaboration between the two galleries, there will be a limited edition run of fifty prints of ‘Shadows’ by Audrey Kawasaki available *only* on opening night. (See image at top.) Recommended! LAX/HKG curated by Thinkspace Gallery L.A. Opening Friday, November 16th, 6pm-10pm Above Second Gallery 31 Eastern Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong…

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Sonya Fu “Obfuscating Stupidity” at Above Second

…ear’s creative conference, Semi Permanent. Special note: why not make Friday a night in Sai Ying Pun by heading first to Sonya Fu’s opening, and then on to nearby XXX gallery to hear music producer TEEBS! [photopress:sonya_fu_hong_kong_artist_art_exhibit.jpg,full,pp_image] Sonya Fu – Obfuscating Stupidity Opening, Friday, January 20th, from 6pm to 10pm Above Second Gallery 31 Eastern Street Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong Runs until…

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Sonya Fu “Skin Deep” at Above Second

…hiness of traditional painting, with the precision of digital art. On Friday, February 18th, there will be a chance to discover more of Sonya’s work at the opening of her solo show “Skin Deep,” at the Above Second Gallery. The opening takes place from 6pm to 10pm. [photopress:Sonya_fu_art_hong_kong_HK_1.jpg,full,pp_image] Sonya Fu – Skin Deep Friday, February 18th, 2010 Above Second Gallery G/F, 31 Eastern St, Sai Ying…

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Major urban art show at Schoeni gallery!

…“21st century contemporary art” to describe their work. Until very recently this type of art was a rarity in Hong Kong’s galleries. For a sneak peek at the featured artists’ work, check out the Adapta Gallery website. [photopress:David_Bray_art_Schoeni_gall.jpg,full,pp_image] artwork by David Bray Attention Spam at the Schoeni Art Gallery 21-31 Old Bailey Street (near Caine Road, Midlevels) Central, Hong Kong Opening…

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A watershed moment for Hong Kong art?

…ife venues such as Dragon-i and Volar, the city has transformed into a popular spot on the international circuit. A few places with good taste can make a big difference.) Damien Hirst: Forgotten Promises [photopress:gagosian_gallery_hong_kong_damien_hirst.gif,full,pp_image] The Gagosian gallery is opening with Forgotten Promises, a solo show by noted contemporary artist Damien Hirst. Hirst is known for works with major spectacle value including…

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Above Second X Arrested Motion – Friday!

…tter. The show looks to appeal especially to fans of contemporary illustration and urban art. A past work by artist Stella Im Hultberg, who will be participating in the show: [photopress:stella_im_hultberg_art_arrested_motion.jpg,full,pp_image] Recommended! East West Connect (Above Second X Arrested Motion exhibition) Opening, Friday, November 25th, 2011, from 6pm to 10pm Above Second Gallery 31 Eastern Street (between 2nd and 3rd Street) Sai…

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Above Second’s “Get Freaky”

…inters who are “pushing the boundaries of contemporary illustration.” Have a look at previous issues of Get Freaky illustration magazine to get a feel for the type of illustrations included in the show. The opening will take place on Friday, July 20th, from 6pm until 10pm. Limited edition prints by the artists will be for sale at reasonable prices. Recommended! Get Freaky Opening, Friday, July 20th, 2012 from 6pm to 10pm Above Second

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Suitman exhibit, Agnes B. gallery

…over the world dress up in suits and he photographs them. He also dresses up in a suit and takes photos in far away places. It’s been done before with other things, but it’s fun, and he has a sense of humor. The gallery set up portraits of people in the signature suit upstairs, and downstairs held photos from his trips around the world. One interesting thing were the two giant suitmen in the basement gallery. We were told to be on…

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Simon Birch, This Brutal House opens!

…Simon_Birch_painting_Hong_K.jpg,full,pp_image] Some of them were adjacent to each other, presented in a series. Additional works were spread throughout the room. [photopress:Simon_Birch_Hong_Kong_artis.jpg,full,pp_image] The gallery filled up quickly as people made their way between the video section down the hall and the main room. [photopress:Chancery_lane_gallery_Hong_.jpg,full,pp_image] The video area was itself further divided into two main…

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‘Small Victories’ – funny moments, unintentionally captured on film

…interesting concepts. The gallery has so far highlighted slightly off-beat urban art, as well as group photography exhibitions. Above 2nd is aiming to do its part for Hong Kong’s artistic community as well. On Friday, May 28th, the gallery will be holding a meet-up for the city’s ‘creatives’ from 9pm until late. “Small Victories” A Booooooom Project Thursday, May 20th, 2010 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm Above Second Gallery 31…

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Meggs – Journey is the Reward

…e Reward.” The artist’s work features iconography heavily influenced by comics and street art. Meggs’ 2010’s exhibit, “King For A Day,” was one of the most well received shows at the Above Second gallery, drawing a good crowd to the opening. [photopress:meggs_art_street_artist_hong_kong_above_second.jpg,full,pp_image] The red-haired artist, whose name is derived from a mischievous comic book character, Ginger…

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London artist INSA at Above Second!

…has been winning admirers, especially among those conversant in the language of edgier advertising campaigns. A combination of sex appeal, style, and street cred, make his work both scintillating and marketable to a wide audience. Recommended INSA ‘GLOSS’ Thursday, August 18th, 2011 Opening from 7pm to 10pm, exhibition runs until September 16th Above Second Gallery 31 Eastern Street Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong…

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Well-heeled flock to Louboutin FETISH!

…mage] A few guests also had him add his signature to their shoes. There was a big turnout of Christian Louboutin fans. Throughout the night there was a parade of his signature red-soled shoes. I snapped this shot through the gallery window: [photopress:Christian_Louboutin_shoe_fo.jpg,full,pp_image] The scene outside the event was like a block party. People were spilled out onto the street drinking champagne….

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“Just Enuf” opening at Voxfire Gallery

…le living in Atlanta, and has pursued it academically, recently completing her Master of Arts in Photography at the Savannah College of Art and Design. The opening reception for “Just Enuf” takes place at Voxfire Gallery from 7pm to 10pm on Friday, September 26th. “Just Enuf” photography exhibition by Aisha Moon Johnson Voxfire Gallery 1/F, 52 Gage Street (entrance on Aberdeen Street, down a block from PMQ) Sheung Wan,…

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50’s Pop + Dubstep pioneer = big weekend at XXX Gallery!

…full bar, and much better bathrooms! It’s no longer B.Y.O.B., but the drinks are moderately priced and the atmosphere is friendly with an alternative vibe. Check out our detailed directions on how to get to the new XXX Gallery. Wall of Sound Friday night mixes Motown hits with Phil Spector’s “Wall of Sound,” to create a powerhouse of music from the 1950’s and 60’s. The featured DJs include: Lost Kids, Paul…

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Inner Vision show at Six Keyz Gallery

…tings of facial features. The two each had a wall primarily of their individual works, in addition to a third wall of their collaborations. [photopress:SixKeyzCollaboration1.jpg,full,pp_image] The laid-back atmosphere of the gallery built around an indoor skateboard half-pipe suited the young crowd who seemed interested in seeing something new and enjoying the show. For a look at the artwork and the vibe……

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Apostrophe Gallery + G.O.D. present “Untitled Enemies”

…y take on the title is very different from the one included in the press release. Often urban artists face unique hurtles in executing their work. As their art is exhibited illegally on the streets, rather than in a standard gallery space, it must exist as untitled! (There can’t be a plaque with detailed information hanging next to it!) Part of the aura of street art is the mystery behind the artist. Who are these people that some would…

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Vanessa Wong + Henry Hussey at Cat Street Gallery!

…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-Eleven! Thursday night’s opening of “Young Blood” at the Cat Street Gallery features Vanessa’s work in addition to British artist Henry Hussey, who creates elaborate tapestries that tell personal stories from his life. The duo will be giving a talk at 6:30, and the opening runs until…

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Zeng Fanzhi shines at Gagosian Gallery

In less than one year, the Gagosian Gallery has hosted several of the biggest names in contemporary art including Damien Hirst and Richard Prince. Their latest exhibition however, featuring Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi, is their best show to date. Perhaps due to the difficulty in assembling pieces from private collections, previous exhibits have contained filler work that rendered the shows somewhat inconsistent and less powerful. This is not…

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Embassy art gallery opens!

…e necessary elements for success: from great snacks and free drinks, to a girl with an albino snake! [photopress:Embassy_Art_Hong_Kong.jpg,full,pp_image] The artwork was displayed both inside and out. [photopress:Embassy_Art_gallery_Hong_K.jpg,full,pp_image] [photopress:Embassy_art_space_Chai_Wan.jpg,full,pp_image] The exhibition contained multiple mediums including drawings, paintings, clothing, photography, an installation box, vinyl toy…

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Stephen Lau at IdN Gallery

After checking out the show at Kapok I headed over to the IdN Gallery space in Wanchai. IdN (International designers Network) is a famous digital design magazine based in Hong Kong. They’re located on a small street where cars cannot drive down. The narrow street is filled on either side with hawker stalls, and the IdN building is somewhat hidden. On this night, it would be easy to spot, as arty-looking people were spilled out onto the…

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What do Mr.T and Kid Cudi have in common?

Answer: An art exhibition titled “Wham Bam, Thank You M’am” opening in Hong Kong! Thursday, February 25th, marks the launch of Above Second, a new art gallery in Sai Ying Pun. Above Second is christening their space with a show by Wu Yue, a Paris-based illustrator who has worked with diverse personalities including Kid Cudi and Lebron James. The exhibition is a collaboration with gallery co-founder, Jasper Wong….

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Kirk Cheng – Circle of Life exhibition

…e contemporary artists that have created living sculptures include art world superstar Jeff Koons, who created a work titled “Split Rocker” comprised of 27,000 living flowers in 2000. When you stop to think about it, the patterns, complexities, and colors that exist in nature are awe inspiring. This exhibition will trace the full cycle of a flower’s life, from blossom until decay. We’re excited to see how Above Second

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‘Somedays Somedaze’ at Above Second!

…edge without us losing our heads.” Fine wording! The three-dimensional aspect of the artwork perhaps comes from Parent’s Parents use of materials besides their painting and graffiti backgrounds. The opening is on Friday, September 5th, from 7pm to 10pm. Recommended! ‘Somedays Somedaze’ by Parent’s Parents (HK) & Kristal Melson (SG) Above Second Gallery Ground floor, 9 First Street Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong…

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Dinosaurs at Gagosian Gallery?

…ntings are decidedly un-slick and straight forward. What takes the show into fresh territory is the medium and scale – the large vases and massive canvases add a layer of permanence and stature to the artwork. You get the feeling that these deceptively simple pieces will be one day be favorites in a collection. Recommended! Jonas Wood & Shio Kusaka “Blackwelder” Gagosian Gallery 7th floor, Pedder Building 12 Pedder Street…

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Hong Kong has arrived!

…All Evil White Cube Gallery Ground Floor, 50 Connaught Road, Central Until August 31 Another standout, and a testament to the current diversity of the art scene, is a solo show by Mainland artist Zhu Jinshi at the Pearl Lam gallery. A detail from one of Zhu Jinshi’s paintings The smell of oil paint hits you as soon as you walk into the Pearl Lam gallery. A description inside refers to the thick applications of paint as being…

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AWAKENING exhibition opening!

…until January 4th,) is the second floor of Pacific House, a large open space just above 20 Queens Road in Central. To get there, walk around to the side of the building closest to A Bathing Ape. Take the escalator up to the second floor and take the first right. Guests at any of Diesel’s events at the same space would be surprised at how well the room served as a gallery, rather than a party venue. The large open area was neatly…

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Artist Sandra Chevrier – exclusive!

…d til the end of 2018. So yeah, that’s what I will be working on for the next few years. I would also like to start doing more murals – get out of my comfort zone, and travel. For additional insight into her work, follow Sandra’s Facebook page, or have a look at the Above Second blog. Sandra Chevrier solo exhibition Les Cages / The Echo Of The Crash, Bam, Pow! Above Second Gallery 9 First Street Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong The…

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The Vices of Aaron Kai

…iance on luxury goods. All the images are depicted in the artist’s signature colorful style. Assorted vices! For insight into Aaron’s work, check out the following video of him painting a large scale mural. Above Second Gallery continues to bring a diverse range of young artists to Hong Kong. Before street art became mainstream in the city, Above Second was a pioneer in staging shows and bringing international talent to H.K….

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Australian street art show – Neon Golden!

…included Australians in previous group shows. For a view of the large-scale works created by Australian’s RONE and Beastman during their recent trip to the city, have a look at the Work In Progress show. To get a feel for the overall scene in Australia, visit the blog by The Hours. Recommended! Neon Golden – Australian Street Art Show Opening, Friday, September 6th, 2013 From 7pm to 10pm Above Second Gallery 31 Eastern Street, Sai…

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INNER VISION – at Six Keyz Gallery

…New solo and collaborative works from artists Marion Bolognesi and Stephen Holding will be on display at the Six Keyz space in Chai Wan. The opening is on March 15th, from 7:00 pm til 11. The address is 6th floor, Unit 603, 60 Wing Tai Road, Chai Wan. The last Six Keyz exhibition was a big success with a large turnout, a fun atmosphere and a cool crowd. It’s worth making the trip! See my previous post about Six Keyz here….

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Red-light district as art inspiration?

…treet by Xeme and Sinic looks to be worth attending. The fact that the exhibition has an interesting, local subject, makes it stand out. The Artist Residence gallery is just up the street and around the corner from the Above Second Gallery, also in Sai Ying Pun. Here’s something to get you in the mood! Portland Street by Xeme and Sinic Opening on Friday, August 3rd, from 7pm to 9pm Artist Residence Gallery Ground floor, No. 7, Third Street…

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Gagosian challenges H.K.’s lack of sculpture

…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, Cy Twombly, and Franz West. Aside from the Gagosian Gallery’s show, perhaps Hong Kong will have a permanent venue for large-scale works of art once the West Kowloon museum opens its doors. The Gagosian Gallery’s sculpture show runs from March 23rd until April…

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SheOne at Garage Works!

Friday night the Garage Works gallery in Sai Ying Pun opened a special exhibition featuring new works by SheOne, an old-school London graffiti artist. Located in the Western part of Hong Kong Island, Garage Works is an art gallery with a unique twist. On top of exhibiting art, Garage Works is also a manufacturer of vinyl toys. Friday’s opening not only included a series of canvases, but also showcased a limited edition vinyl figure…

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Who sent KAWS flowers?

…in, which is the Parisian art dealer’s first expansion into Asia. The large new space was over-flowing on opening night with a who’s who of Hong Kong’s creative community. [photopress:perrotin_hong_kong_art_gallery_address_hk.jpg,full,pp_image] From top executives at luxury brands, to prominent members of local bands, there was a cross section of the city’s scene packed into the gallery space. (Among others: Sam Lee,…

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Terry Richardson x Michael Lau extravaganza!

…esel_Brave_party_Hong_Kon.jpg,full,pp_image] After ten o’clock there was a band show featuring Love Puzzle from Beijing followed by local groups Hardpack and Qiu Hong. As people filtered up to the party space above the gallery, Love Puzzle played the first set. [photopress:Love_Puzzle_band_Beijing.jpg,full,pp_image] Their reception was good, but their song selection for the night was more like a concert, and featured slow to medium tempo…

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Simon Birch: This Brutal House

…ery in Soho, and the much larger annex (now known as Chancery Lane Art Projects,) in Chai Wan until May 3rd. Catch it while you can. For the opening night there will be free shuttle buses running between the 10 Chancery Lane Gallery in Soho and the Chai Wan gallery starting from 6:30 pm and continuing most of the night. Alternately you can take the MTR to Chai Wan, bus number 788 from Central, or go by taxi. The shuttle pick up and drop off…

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Eric Haze: Full Circle opens!

…his work have went on to become ubiquitous. The turnout for the opening, held in the new 7,500 sq.ft. MOCA-China exhibition space, was impressive. Since the last time I visited, the room has been converted into a full-sized gallery (which is rare in land-scarce Hong Kong.) The interior was sparse and not overly made up, leaving it perfect for exhibitions. Locating the gallery within Delay No Mall (which they have curiously begun branding as…

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Greetings Earthlings! 2R X Pat Lee!

…h previously no knowledge of each other,) are now flourishing. The limited edition comic book is titled “Orius – Hard 2 Kill” and will be available online immediately at Orius Comics website. In addition, a second print version will hit the market in mid 2009. The series is also available as a digital download. Garage Works Gallery 257 Des Veoux Road West (next to Kush serviced apartments) Sai Ying Pun Hong Kong…

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What do YOU take photos of?

…8217;s points is that people’s personality or individuality seeps into everything they do, even their random snapshots. These photos aren’t driven by profession, or shot for a particular agenda, but they are simply an extension of the individual’s ‘eye’. “Day Job?” photo exhibition Friday, April 9th, 2010 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Above Second gallery 31 Eastern Street (near 228 Queens Road West) Sai Ying…

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What will the world look like in 2020?

…ening night for the 2020 show is this Friday, December 17th, at 6pm. Contributing artists include: Anton Lopez, Erin Smith, Hiro Kurata, Jakob Tolstrup, Maleonn Ma, Maxwell Holyoke-Hirsch, Meridith Dittmar, Mimi Leung, Start from Zero, Seher Shah, Ted Gahl, Will Barras, Emily Eldridge, Sonya Fu, Robert Wun, Clément Ledermann, Jo Pole, Lee Schein, Scarecrowoven, and Ng Ngai Chung. 2020 art exhibition Above Second Gallery 31 Eastern Street Sai…

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Graphic Airlines ‘Primary’ opens tonight!

…, Graphic Airlines have constructed an entire series of assemblages that beg exploration. Primary is taking over the Above Second Gallery in Sai Ying Pun for a whole month, but the opening tonight, Friday, October 15th, at 6pm, should be a who’s-who of Hong Kong’s street art scene, including fans and friends of the artists. Graphic Airlines: Primary Opening Friday, October 15th, 6pm to 9:30pm Above Second Gallery 31 Eastern Street…

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Art duo CYRCLE returns to Hong Kong!

…ional flat works, the comic-strip like panels possess dimension that accentuates the sense of action depicted in the art. In addition to the front view of the work, the three-dimensional quality of the blocks allows the viewer to have an impression from multiple perspectives. The exhibition opens on October 24th, and runs until November 16th. CYRCLE – Capture The Flag: Home Is Where Your Heart Is Above Second Gallery 31 Eastern Street Sai…

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Double Feature! Start From Zero + Prodip!

…o has taken over the Above Second gallery and transformed the space for the Uprising show. Expect an exciting, multi-textured installation. Start From Zero – Uprising! Friday, June 3rd, 2011 Opening: 6pm – 10pm Above Second gallery 31 Eastern Street Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong Prodip – A Tribe of Many Colours Known to most as the bassist from Hong Kong indie Rock-Rap band L.M.F., Prodip is also an accomplished graphic designer. Getting…

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Major street art exhibit opening in June!

…VHILS both create large-scale, building-sized portraits. The most recent show by CYRCLE featured interactive, remixable art. MEGGS, has action and stylized movement in his work, and has been in H.K. before for shows at Above Second Gallery. The two artists from Brooklyn’s Cannonball Press (Mike Houston and Martin Mazorra,) are well established print-making specialists. The artists come from around the world including the U.S., Australia,…

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Large-scale street art show dazzles!

…th paintball guns, and the other held a sledgehammer area to smash things up! It was a fun twist and both proved popular! (Check out the video to see the two areas in action!) The show was curated by May Wong of Above Second Gallery who has been working tirelessly over the last several years to cultivate a greater interest in international street art. Congratulations to the visiting artists: VHILS, RONE, Cyrcle, Victor Ash, Meggs, Cannonball…

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…ctly matched all of the Veuve Clicquot that was going around – including a nebuchadnezzar bottle that popped open at 3 am. [photopress:Qube_Club_Champagne.jpg,full,pp_image] One quirky trait of Qube is the floor on the second level. The panels below your feet actually change from opaque to see-through every ten seconds, meaning that guests on the lower level can see up, or you can see down. The fact that the second level is dark though,…

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Nike Tech Pack collection!

…y featured a photography exhibition by Rensis Ho, who shot fifteen individuals wearing Tech Pack gear. (Eleven out of the fifteen are friends of mine!) [photopress:Nike_U_Lam_Terrace_Degrees.jpg,full,pp_image] The 26 Degrees gallery is set on a large, unique terrace just above the Soho neighborhood. The party spilled out onto the terrace with most of the guests mingling about outside. Along the walls of the deep venue, the portraits of the…

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Diesel / Wing Shya exhibition and opening party!

…of that a room filled with celebrities, free drinks and a beer bong, and you can begin to imagine the scene! The Wing Shya Exhibition [photopress:Wing_Shya_photo_Show.jpg,full,pp_image] The art exhibition opened at 7:30. The gallery was packed with ten years worth of images by Wing Shya divided into two floors. Walls and walls of photos lined the upper level of the space. [photopress:Gallery_Wing_Shya_upstairs.jpg,full,pp_image] The lower floor…

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Kangol’s 75th anniversary!

…sts Cara To, Cath Love and M.C. Yan. Cath Love painting at the event Throughout the night, DJs played music that coincided with periods from the Kangol timeline. In addition to displays of Kangol hats, an interesting hanging gallery allowed guests to try on different styles and compete in a game to win a hat. A floating Kangol gallery caught the interest of guests The event was well-attended, attracting a stylish crowd that was a good mix of…

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Jean-Michel Basquiat show coming to Gagosian!

…217;s namesake, was crucial to the artist’s ascent 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 major show in late May. I was fortunate enough to catch the Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition last month in New York, and can confirm that it is indeed a spectacular show. Rarely does an exhibit stand out as…

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