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  1. Iconic graffiti deserves greater protection

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... money-minded than the King of Kowloon have commercially exploited his graffiti and the artistic style his scribblings have inspired. Advertisements, music CD covers, pillow cases, even fashionable clothes carry designs that are unmistakable knockoffs from the king, who died last July. Some of his graffiti now hangs on the walls of art galleries. Their artistic merit is still in dispute, ...

  2. Graffiti artists spray tribute to the late 'King of Kowloon'

    Posted Aug 01st 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Kimberly Chou. It's quite gratifying to learn that a new generation of graffiti artists has created an homage to their most ... painting] in one night.' The work is apparently visible while riding on the train. As with most graffiti art in Hong Kong, however, you never know how long it will last before authorities wash ...

  3. More of the King of Kowloon's brushes with fame to go on show

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Previously unreleased work of Hong Kong's best-known graffiti artist, the King of Kowloon, will be unveiled next month. Most of the ubiquitous scribblings of Tsang Tsou-choi- ... Street Calligraphy Exhibition' at Telford Plaza, will show items such as paper lanterns, glass jars for Chinese medicine and other items spruced up with the King's graffiti. Also ...

  4. Misguided protest needs to be stopped

    Posted Dec 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on a rampage. He has painted over, removed or defaced at least five of Tsang's last remaining graffiti as an act of protest- against the government for not doing more to preserve them. His ... friend, better known as the 'King of Kowloon'. The graffiti Tsang painted, over decades, were the work of an unbalanced and obsessed mind. His intention was to lay claims on land ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Classy cover for King of Kowloon

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... of Speech', the provocative publication chronicles the plight of journalists across the globe and various rulers' attempts to stifle reporting. How the artist's graffiti rants have anything ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted Jul 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should we preserve the King of Kowloon's graffiti? I think calling the writings of the 'King of Kowloon', Tsang Tsou-choi, graffiti is derogatory. In order to show due respect for him I would prefer to call his work calligraphy. His work represents the collective memory of Hong Kong people. Although it was not elegant and beautiful, it was well known ...



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