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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Temporary cover shields graffiti by 'King of Kowloon' Tsang Tsou-choi

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... "Those who care about the King of Kowloon care not just about his graffiti but also the memory of the area. The whole area is waiting to be taken over and redeveloped." Pak said people had ... official recognition bestowed on him after an exhibition at the Venice Biennale in 2003. Temporary cover protects King of Kowloon graffiti ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1143345/temporary-cover-shields-graffiti-king-kowloon-tsang-tsou-choi
  2. Exhibition honours graffiti art byKing of Kowloon

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... The work of late graffiti artist Tsang Tsou-choi, better known as the King of Kowloon, is on display legally for thefirst time in Hong Kong, Elaine Yau reports The wordy calligraphic works of late graffiti artist Tsang Tsou-choi have been treated as masterpieces of indigenous culture ever since his death last year. To commemorate the King of Kowloon's contribution to local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/622928/exhibition-honours-graffiti-art-byking-kowloon
  3. Officials promise to preserve graffiti of the King of Kowloon

    Posted Jul 27th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Martin Wong, Olga Wong

    ... disgusting, but I have started to miss him. The Museum of Art should keep some of his work.' Much of Tsang's graffiti was scrawled on pedestrian overpasses, phone boxes and electrical boxes, ... time. 'It is very different from the graffiti in Spain. It is not permitted to draw on walls in my country, but I don't think it should be banned.' Lau Kin-wai, artist and friend ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/601961/officials-promise-preserve-graffiti-king-kowloon
  4. The King of Kowloon's death draws calls to save graffiti legacy

    Posted Jul 26th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Olga Wong

    ... Department spokesman declined to say if any of Tsang's graffiti would be preserved in the art museum. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/601894/king-kowloons-death-draws-calls-save-graffiti-legacy
  5. Private funeral for graffiti king after media thrown off trail

    Posted Aug 07th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Sylvia Chan and Martin Wong The family of the 'King of Kowloon', Tsang Tsou-choi, paid their final respects yesterday to the city's most famous graffiti artist in a funeral service that managed to stay out of the public eye. After stating last month that they wanted to hold a low-profile service, the family said farewell to Tsang at the Kam Fook Shau Funeral company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/603240/private-funeral-graffiti-king-after-media-thrown-trail
  6. HK$101,000 paid for 'King of Kowloon' piece

    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A 30cm terracotta warrior statuette with a sample of the 'King of Kowloon' Tsang Tsou-choi's trademark graffiti was auctioned for HK$101,000 yesterday ... 'It shows that many people rank the work of this Hong Kong graffiti artist highly,' the charity group said. The figure and other Tsang exhibits can be seen at Telford Plaza, Kowloon Bay, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/604201/hk101000-paid-king-kowloon-piece
  7. HK$101,000 paid for 'King of Kowloon' piece

    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A 30cm high terracotta warrior statuette covered in 'King of Kowloon' Tsang Tsou-choi's trademark graffiti was auctioned for HK$101,000 yesterday at a charity ... to Oxfam Hong Kong. 'It shows that many people rank the work of this Hong Kong graffiti artist highly,' the charity group said. The figure and other Tsang exhibits can be seen at Telford ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/604193/hk101000-paid-king-kowloon-piece
  8. Talkback

    Posted Jul 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... adults to accept their responsibilities as role models. Esther Chan, Tsuen Wan Should we preserve the King of Kowloon's graffiti? Once again, we have an example of members of the public only ... street scene than the numerous unimaginative, commercially-driven advertising hoardings. Franco Pang, Kwai Fong As always, preservation should come before expansion. This graffiti holds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/602088/talkback
  9. To some a friend but to others a bit naughty

    Posted Jul 26th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... designer William Tang Tat-chi, whose two clothing collections were inspired by Tsang's graffiti, said he admired him with all his heart. 'I did the first series in 1997 for the handover and the second series this year for its 10th anniversary. I did it because his graffiti can truly represent Hong Kong.' The designer said the 'King' was a playful character. 'When ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/601823/some-friend-others-bit-naughty
  10. Record price for 'King of Kowloon' work

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of 16. At 35, he began to spread his graffiti around town and later worked on paper, household linens, and similar items. He died in 2007. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980816/record-price-king-kowloon-work

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