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  1. News - Hong Kong - ART

    King of Kowloon's graffiti art waits for salvation

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... The Urban Renewal Authority has vowed to preserve what is one of the last street graffiti by the King of Kowloon before it can find it a proper home, which won't be until the end ... have already vanished from the streets." The city was once blanketed with Tsang's graffiti but they have been painted over by authorities over the years although the works have won ...

  2. Cool and collected

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... At night I'd be out on the streets doing pieces and at the same time I would be studying and appreciating the work of ['80s graffiti artists] Zephyr and Revolt.' He came up ... and Effect, KAWS Celebre, Just KAWS. I'm a lazy journalist's dream,' he says with a laugh. From his first billboard in 1993, KAWS the graffiti artist quickly became infamous for his ...

  3. Unveiling an inspiring collection

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... New World Development invited more than 700 VIP guests to an inspiring art journey at the launch of its 66 Private Collectables book at luxurious new Mid-Levels residence The Signature. The event, earlier this month, was the first of its kind in Hong Kong ...

  4. 24 hours with Claire Hsu

    Posted Aug 15th 2004, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... The founder and executive director of the Asia Art Archive is on a mission to transform Hong Kong into a major global centre for regional contemporary artists. She tells Caryn Yap about her life's passion. The Asia Art Archive was set up in response ...

  5. Not over until it's oeuvre

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Payal Uttam Swiss-born Monique Burger and her husband, Max, are big spenders when it comes to contemporary art. Joining the ranks of billionaires Roman Abramovich and Francois Pinault, the Hong Kong-based couple are among the world's 200 most active ...

  6. Art failure

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Pavan Shamdasani The opening night of Art HK 12 witnessed an incredible turnout. It was hard to tell whether people came to appreciate or to acquire, but it's perhaps telling that an official T-shirt bore the statement 'Money creates taste' ...

  7. Creating your identity

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... portrait (left), I wrote Chinese words modelled on the work by Tsang Tsou-choi, the 'King of Kowloon', known for his calligraphy graffiti. This shows that I love words and ideas. Besides, ...

  8. Tags 'R' us

    Posted May 03rd 2007, 12:00am by David Momphard

    ... cool factor. Graffiti and street art grew out of a rebellious urban youth culture in the west, but it's increasingly appropriated by companies to gain credibility with young consumers. ... too. That's what companies do. But the resulting product is true. I'm perfectly comfortable with it.' Other recent projects include a graffiti demonstration for K-Swiss shoes, ...

  9. Donald Tsang seeks co-operation between art and commercial life

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has asked for closer co-operation between the art and commercial sectors to achieve what he believes the ideal stage of art in life. Mr Tsang, in an article entitled 'Art Re-visited' posted on ...

  10. London

    Posted Feb 14th 2007, 12:00am by Mark Hughes

    ... Mark Hughes Love it or loathe it, graffiti is endemic in most cities in the world. Some consider it vandalism, others consider it street art. Invariably, it is a form of protest, whether ... a sale but the owners have detected a cultural shift regarding graffiti. The British Museum exhibits some of his work. 'He has an unnerving ability to get to the heart of the matter ...




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