Must-See Art Guide: Hong Kong

This week's guide includes Dexter Dalwood, Dan Colen, Koshmizu Susumu, and more.

Dan Colen, Lets have a war (2016). Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery.
Alighiero Boetti, Un Pozzo Senza Fine (c. 1991). Courtesy of Ben Brown Fine Arts.

Alighiero Boetti, Un Pozzo Senza Fine (c. 1991). Courtesy of Ben Brown Fine Arts.

Spring is definitely the busiest season in the art world, with its endless art fairs, gallery exhibitions, and blockbuster museum shows. And while the season may be only four days old, the action has already started—with all eyes focused this week on Hong Kong.

Dive face-first into the fourth edition of Art Basel Hong Kong, which draws tens of thousands of visitors including collectors, gallerists, artists, and art enthusiasts from all over the world to experience the best of what the art market has to offer in Modern and contemporary works.

If pushing your way through a crowed art fair isn’t how you’re looking to spend your weekend, we have got you covered with a list of must-see shows. From Alighiero Boetti to Robert Rauschenberg to Dan Colen, there’s something for every art lover.

 

Exhibition: Alighiero Boetti
When:
February 9–April 28, 2016
Where:
Ben Brown Fine Arts, 12 Pedder Street, 303 Pedder Building, Hong Kong, China

Lai Lon Hin, The excuses.a8 (2005–2006). Courtesy of Blindspot Gallery.

Lai Lon Hin, The excuses.a8 (2005–2006). Courtesy of Blindspot Gallery.

Exhibition: A Permanent Instant: instant photography from 1980s–2000s by Hong Kong artists
When:
March 5–April 23, 2016
Where:
Blindspot Gallery, 15/F, Po Chai Industrial Building, 28 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong, China

Liang Manqi, Analytical Triptych (2016). Courtesy of Contemporary by Angela Li.

Liang Manqi, Analytical Triptych (2016). Courtesy of Contemporary by Angela Li.

Liu Jian, Dreamscape 1 (2015). Courtesy of Alisan Fine Arts.

Liu Jian, Dreamscape 1 (2015). Courtesy of Alisan Fine Arts.

Exhibition: Liang Manqi: Imaginary Practice
When:
March 18–May 13, 2016
Where:
Contemporary by Angela Li, G/F, 248 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, China

Exhibition:Liu Jian and Zhang Yu: Is It Ink Art?
When:
March 19–April 27, 2016
Where:
Alisan Fine Arts, 2305 Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong, China

Dan Colen, Lets have a war (2016). Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery.

Dan Colen, Lets have a war (2016). Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery.

Exhibition: Dan Colen: When I’m Gone
When:
March 21–May 13, 2016
Where:
Gagosian Hong Kong, 7/F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder Street, Central, Hong Kong, China

Pace Gallery. Installation view. Courtesy of Pace Gallery.

Pace Gallery. Installation view. Courtesy of Pace Gallery.

Exhibition: Robert Rauschenberg
When:
March 21–May 12, 2016
Where:
Pace Hong Kong, 15C Entertainment Building, 30 Queens Road Central, Hong Kong, China

 

Koshmizu Susumu, Relief 91-3 (1991). Courtesy of 10 Chancery Lane Gallery.

Koshmizu Susumu, Relief 91-3 (1991). Courtesy of 10 Chancery Lane Gallery.

Enrico Marone Cinzano, Double Happiness Cabinet (2015). Courtesy of Pearl Lam Galleries.

Enrico Marone Cinzano, Double Happiness Cabinet (2015). Courtesy of Pearl Lam Galleries.

Exhibition: Huang Rui: Intersections: Huang Rui and Japanese Art from the 1980s
When: March 21–April 30, 2016
Where:
10 Chancery Lane Gallery, G/F, 10 Chancery Lane, Central, Hong Kong, China

Exhibition: China Clean: Enrico Marone Cinzano Solo Exhibition
When:
March 22–April 14, 2016
Where:
Pearl Lam Galleries, Shop No. 1 G/F & 1/F, SOHO 189, 189 Queen’s Road West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, China

Zhang Lehua. Courtesy of Leo Gallery.

Zhang Lehua. Courtesy of Leo Gallery.

Exhibition: Zhang Lehua: True Exist Void
When:
March 22–April 22, 2016
Where:
Leo Gallery, 189 Queen’s Road West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, China

Dexter Dalwood, Greek Bailout (2015). Courtesy of Simon Lee.

Dexter Dalwood, Greek Bailout (2015). Courtesy of Simon Lee.

Exhibition: Dexter Dalwood: Propaganda Painting
When:
March 22–April 25, 2016
Where:
Simon Lee, 12 Pedder Street, 304, 3/F The Pedder Building, Hong Kong, China


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