What’s On in HK’s Art World

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18 Sep 2019 — By Melanie Grosjean / What's On
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Art Exhibitions and Events in Hong Kong

From gallery openings to art exhibitions, art shows to fairs, we’ve rounded up all of Hong Kong’s hottest art events for your inspiration.

If you’re looking for other things to do then please check out our complete what’s on guide here!

Five Artists: Sites Encountered

Five Artists

This all-female line-up brings together an international group of artists whose varied approaches offer ways to rethink ideas of site and place. The exhibition includes sculptures, installations and films by Lara Almarcegui, May Fung, Lee Bul, Ana Mendieta and Charlotte Posenenske.

When:     7 June -20 October 2019
Where:    M+ Pavillion, Art Park, West Kowloon
For more information:  West Kowloon Cultural District


Kakahuette Art Photography Pop-Up Exhibition

Kakahuette Pop Up Exhibit

Kakahuette works with photographers to produce high-quality and limited-edition photographs. This pop-up exhibition will feature a selection of their limited-run art photography.

When:     1 September – 31 October 2019
Where:    Why 50, Sheung Wan
For more information:  Kakahuette Website


Opera Gallery Summer Exhibition

opera gallery summer exhibition

In this exhibition, Opera Gallery will present artworks by contemporary artists Taher Jaoul and George Morton-Clark. The two artists take inspiration from street art, Abstract Expressionism, cartoons and graffiti, all the while using oil paint, spray paint, charcoal, and acrylic to create largescale and bold works.

When:     Now until 30 September 2019
Where:    Opera Gallery Hong Kong, Central
For more information:  Gallery Website


Sun Guangyi Exhibition

Sun Guangyi

This exhibition will be a visual journey of artist Sun Guangyi’s seminal works in ink. His work is influenced by his lifelong devotion to Buddhism and various forms found in nature. In anticipation of the exhibition they are also hosting a sound immersion meditation night on 19 September.

When:     20 September – 6 November 2019
Where:    Sin Sin, Wong Chuk Hang
For more information:  Gallery Website


Colors of Asia, Paintings by Francesco Lietti

In Colors of Asia, Francesco Liettie shows a collection of his works while providing insightful, behind the scenes elements: the inspiration, the experiences and the passion.

When:     2 October – 15 November
Where:    KC 100 Art Space, Kwai Chung
Tickets, Free, Register on Event Website


Abstraction Athwart Worlds

Abstraction Atwart

This exhibition ties together the abstract works that set out to uncover the rich interplay among culture, location and historic moment. Renowned Chinese artists including Zao Wou-Ki, Chu Teh-Chun and Feng Xiao-Min, along with their Western cognates, Pierre Soulages, Hans Hartung and Jean-Paul Riopelle will be displayed.

When:     3-24 October 2019
Where:    Opera Gallery Hong Kong, Central
For more information:  Gallery Website


Fine Art Asia

Fine art asia

Fine Art Asia is one of Asia’s leading fine art fairs. On display are museum-quality art works spanning over 5,000 years of cultural history, from ancient Chinese bronzes through to contemporary art. The fair will showcase Asian and Western antiques; fine jewellery, antique silver and timepieces, modern and contemporary art and design.

When:     4-7 October 2019
Where:    Hall 3 CDE, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai
Tickets:  $120, HK Ticketing


Novalis Contemporary Art Design Gallery @ Fine Art Asia

Novalis Contemporary Art Design Gallery is presenting talented international and local artists at at Fine Art Asia – Ink Asia 2019. The exhibition deepens the beauty and wonder of life and nature through sophisticated photographs by artists Constanza Gastaldi, Chan Dick and Samantha Li and 80s Italian art pieces by design masters like Ettore Sottsass, Michaelangelo Pistoletto, Franz West, etc.

When:     4-7 October 2019
Where:    Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hall 3
For more information:  Gallery Website


Asia Contemporary Art Show

Contemporary art

Hong Kong’s most intimate hotel art fair experience is back with its 15th edition this October! Browse and buy artworks from some of the world’s most interesting and promising artists in specialy curated hotel rooms and find something genuinely unexpected behind each door.

When:     5 October 2019
Where:    Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place
For more information:  Facebook


Lee Kai-chung: I could not recall how I got here

WMA Commission recipient, Lee Kai-chung put together this exhibition under the theme of ‘Transition.’ The project examines the time period of the last few years of WWII through sculptures, photography, videos and installations that examine the history of 11 bronze statues seized by the Japanese Imperial Army from Central’s Statue Square.

When:     27-29 October 2019
Where:    WMA Space, Chun Wo Commercial Centre, Central
For more information:  Gallery Website


Art Next Expo 2019

Art Next Expo 2019 is the leading art fair for international emerging artists in HK. They’ll bring you an exciting collection of works by outstanding talents from different cultural backgrounds around the world who are using various media and represent the variety of styles that make up contemporary art.

When:     1-4 November 2019
Where:    PMQ
Tickets:  $100, Ticketflap


For more events in Hong Kong, check out our full list of What’s On here. 

What's on in Hong Kong

Melanie Grosjean is a full-time mommy and part-time writer who left the U.S. for Asia several years ago and never looked back. Nowadays, she spends as much time traveling with her husband and toddler as possible. When she isn’t on the road or squeezed into economy class, you can find her sipping an iced latte or blogging at www.adventurefamilylife.com.



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