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  1. 'Bunees' egged on by graffiti artists

    Posted Apr 12th 2006, 12:00am by Celia Yu

    ... Celia Yu Ten children dressed as rabbits joined two internationally known graffiti artists yesterday, spraying brightly coloured paint around a Kwun Tong shopping mall. But no one objected ... to turn a graffiti wall into a mural with an Easter theme. Six-year-old Michelle Kwan painted an Easter egg and a small flower on the wall. She said she had never drawn graffiti before. ...

  2. Works of British graffiti hero Banksy to be showcased in HK

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. Banksy is one of the best known and least known artists in England at present. The anti-establishment graffiti hero anonymously leaves satirical stencils on walls and embarks on guerilla art campaigns that make a mockery of the world of art and commerce. Some politicians say it's vandalism, while art collectors pay big money ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. Writing's on the wall in graffiti artists' own warehouse space

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... Six Keyz has evolved [rapidly],' says Drift. The result of their efforts can be seen in today's exhibition, titled Burn, by New York graffiti artists Pen1 and Drift. The men decline to reveal their real name or identities because of the sometimes subversive and illegal nature of their work (public graffiti is still forbidden by law in Hong Kong). 'It's also nice ...

  5. Hong Kong artists get in on the graffiti action

    Posted Sep 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai KS, a 23-year-old freelance designer, has been doing graffiti since Form Five. 'At first, I found it a thrilling experience because I was breaking the law. But as I learned more about the history and meaning of graffiti, I didn't see it as vandalism.' Some artists create graffiti to convey social or political messages, while others want people ...

  6. Graffiti paints itself into a cultural corner

    Posted Oct 15th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... mall windows. Graffiti in Hong Kong has moved into the mainstream- everywhere but on the streets. 'You go out to the streets and the walls are clean of graffiti,' said veteran graffiti artist Chan Kwong-yan, who laments the loss of the art form's edge. Although it is illegal, the 33-year-old, who is better known as rap-singer MC Yan, has been expressing himself ...

  7. City's blank walls too much temptation for French graffiti artist

    Posted Jul 12th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Andrea Cheung. French artist L1es One has seen the future of graffiti and it is on the mainland. Three months ago the Lyon-born urban artist moved to Hong Kong with an eye towards tagging wall space from here to Harbin. 'To me, China now is like New York in the 19th century,' the Frenchman said. 'Plus, ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. New graffiti kings

    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... the words are pretty artistic and have a resemblance to graffiti painted by 'King of Kowloon' Tsang Tsou-choi. ...

  10. Graffiti artist's work snapped up for $55,000 at Sotheby's

    Posted Nov 01st 2004, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung A piece of calligraphy by Tsang Tsou-choi- the graffiti artist who called himself the 'King of Kowloon'- has been sold by Sotheby's for $55,000. The art work ... said 'I know the money's for helping Tsang, and also his artworks really represent Hong Kong. That's why I bought it.' Tsang became an itinerant graffiti artist about 50 ...




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