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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

    ... art by late graffitist Tsang Tsou-choi, dubbed the "King of Kowloon". The frame covers decaying ink calligraphy on metal doors at the defunct Silver Theatre in Kwun Tong, which ... Tong doors are among four of Tsang's surviving street works. The others are a pillar at the Star Ferry pier in Tsim Sha Tsui, a lamp post on Ping Shek Estate and a wall near Baptist ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    'King of Kowloon' Tsang Tsou-choi's surviving street art threatened

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by JENNIFER NGO AND VIVIENNE CHOW

    ... authentic street works by Tsang Tsou-choi is slowly decaying, its future still a muddle. The beleaguered panel of Tsang's unmistakable black-ink calligraphy appears on the exterior metal doors ... date. But neither the government nor the URA has come up with an idea of what to do with Tsang's gate, one of only four works of his known to have survived. The URA and the government have ...

  3. Work begins on saving King of Kowloon's art - but only one piece

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Only one piece of street calligraphy by the late Tsang Tsou-choi will be preserved in a protective case by the end of this month. But other remaining pieces of work by the 'King ... and resist the sun's ultraviolet rays. Work was expected to be completed on June 24, he said, adding that a small plaque introducing Tsang, who died at 86 in 2007, and his work would be placed ...

  4. 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 is accompanied by a photo of Tsang's street calligraphy taken by Lau Kin-wai, a long-time friend of the artist. It was sold at an auction held by Sotheby's in Admiralty yesterday. After hearing ...


    Posted Oct 20th 2003, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... The graffiti daubings of the ailing 'King of Kowloon', Tsang Tsou-choi, are celebrated at the Venice Biennale- but scrubbed from Hong Kong's streets and museums, writes ... Swiss video-installation artists Peter Fischli and David Weiss and the renowned Oliver Payne and Nick Relph from London. And Hong Kong's Tsang Tsou-choi, better known as the graffiti artist ...

  6. local culture

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading comprehension Answer the following questions 1 Who reported to the police that Tsang Tsou-choi's graffiti in Kennedy Town had been vandalised? a. Tsang Tsou-choi b. Lau Kin-wai c. Joel Chung Yin-chai d. Oscar Ho Hing-kay 2 What did Joel Chung Yin-chai do to two pillars that bore Tsang Tsou-choi's graffiti on Victoria Road? a. He painted his own work over ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Reading the cards makes for some interesting times

    Posted Jan 30th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... and bird flu, and the death of graffiti artist and King of Kowloon Tsang Tsou-choi... they are all there, for our collective enjoyment. One card that has been withdrawn- apparently because ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Who said it?

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Despite the distance we have travelled over the past 40 years, this journey is not yet complete US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta, to the PLA   The position of the 'King of Kowloon' as [an] inspiration to younger Hong Kong artists can hardly be disputed M+ chief Lars Nittve, on Tsang Tsou-choi   We transform all the wingers into central strikers and all the strikers ...

  10. Contest to turn bus terminus into piazza

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong A design competition will be held for the development of the piazza next to the Star Ferry pier in Tsim Sha Tsui. The former bus terminus will host occasional events. The pier, clock tower, five flag poles and Tsang Tsou-choi's graffiti outside the pier would be preserved, the Tourism Commission said. The competition is open to members of local professional ...




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