Samantha Kuok Leese

Lee Kit

Lee Kit talks about his exhibition at the Walker Art Center

August 2016

Lee Kit is a Hong Kong–born, Taipei-based multimedia artist who represented Hong Kong at the 2013 Venice Biennale. His first solo museum exhibition in the US, “Hold your breath, dance slowly,” is currently showing at the Walker Art … READ ON

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Margaret Lee

Duddell’s

March 2016

Margaret Lee’s first solo show in Asia doubles as the Dallas Museum of Art’s inaugural off-site project. The commissioned series encompasses photography, painting, drawing, and sculpture, and reflects the artist’s interest in challenging… READ ON

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Jane Lee

STPI

February 2016

Jane Lee’s residency at Singapore Tyler Print Institute resulted in thirty-three works that represent the artist’s first departure from abstraction. Introducing paper to her remarkably tactile oeuvre, Lee focuses on sequences, cutting, … READ ON

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Antony Gormley

Event Horizon - Antony Gormley

January 2016

Recent public art in Hong Kong has tended toward the lighthearted. Florentijn Hofman’s giant inflated Rubber Duck floated in the harbor in 2013 and Paulo Grangeon’s sixteen hundred papier mâché pandas appeared in flashmobs around the … READ ON

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Archive Fever

The Asia Art Archive’s 15th anniversary fund-raiser

November 2015 HONG KONG

UNDER A SLIVER OF MOON on a warm November night, a sampan on Aberdeen harbor ferried prominent members of Hong Kong’s art world to the city’s iconic floating restaurant, Jumbo Kingdom, for Asia Art Archive’s fifteenth anniversary … READ ON

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Miya Ando

Sundaram Tagore Gallery | Hong Kong

October 2015

The word ephemeral appears often in the titles of Miya Ando’s recent paintings. There is Ephemeral Blue Grey Winter, 2015, Ephemeral Vermillion, 2015, and Ephemeral Blue Triptych 2015, among others. The description contrasts with the durable… READ ON

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Gao Weigang

Galerie Perrotin | Hong Kong

June 2015

Suspended from the ceiling in a darkened room of Gao Weigang’s first solo exhibition in Hong Kong, a large golden jackhammer tilts downwards. A viewer’s presence stimulates a sensor in the room, and the drill point starts to turn slowly,… READ ON

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“Days push off into nights”

Spring Workshop

March 2015

“Days push off into nights,” a group exhibition curated by Christina Li featuring nine international artists, presents contemplations of time’s passage that are intimate, funny, and grand. The eleven works on view, which range from … READ ON

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“Gilbert & George: Utopian Pictures”

ARNDT | Singapore

February 2015

Though this clean, green metropolis is one of the world’s most orderly and secure, Singapore is also known for its draconian fines, corporal punishment, and controversial human rights record. There’s no small measure of irony, then, in … READ ON

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Gonkar Gyatso

Pearl Lam Galleries | Hong Kong

October 2014

In a timely exhibition of a new series of works, created from stickers, trinkets, and other ephemera, Tibetan-born artist Gonkar Gyatso explores the impact of global mass-media culture on his homeland’s traditional identity, and offers a … READ ON

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