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  1. Venice

    Posted Jul 08th 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong What's going on around the globe Been there. Done that. And have at least half a dozen freebies bags to prove it. This year's Venice Biennale has been a hoot ... the lighter pieces. Inevitably, those seeking relief from all the gloom and doom and, perhaps, art with a little bit more edge will venture onto the Biennale's other major venue, the Giardini, ...

  2. The light fantastic

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The City of Water has been transformed into a City of Light for the prestigious Venice Biennale contemporary art festival - at which 83 artists and 89 countries are represented - starting today. Venice's Arsenal, a medieval shipyard complex in the heart of the historic city, hosts an exhibition entitled 'ILLUMInations', while the national pavilions are spread around ...

  3. Depth in Venice

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... than a standard Hong Kong kitchen at minus 12 degrees Celsius, local artist Amy Cheung Wan-man's Venice Biennale debut, Devil's Advocate, is a literally cool and beautiful piece. ... in an exhibition entitled Star Fairy- part of the 52nd Venice Biennale, which runs until November 21. The show, funded by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, also includes a reference-heavy ...


    Posted Apr 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sculptures and Paintings by Yue Minjun The artist, famous for his laughing men (left) which were exhibited at the 1999 Venice Biennale, presents his latest paintings and sculptures created in bronze and fibre glass. Mon-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm. Schoeni Art Gallery, 21-31 Old Bailey St, Central. Inquiries: 2869 8802. Ends May 5 ...

  5. HK in talks to host top arts show

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui, Quinton Chan

    ... Quinton Chan and Polly Hui Negotiations under way to bring Venetian Biennale to city The government is holding talks with the organisers of the Venice Biennale to have the world-class arts ... of the proposal, such as the venue and the type of exhibitions to be held, have not yet been finalised. Since its foundation in 1895, the Venice Biennale has been one of the most prestigious cultural ...

  6. Artistic impressions

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kwong Ever since Hong Kong joined the Venice Biennale in 2001 as a collateral event participant, the exercise has been plagued with controversies. Edition after edition, ... which, though pretty transparent, had been weighed down by bureaucracy, so slow that it left the eventual participants very little time to prepare their show. For the Venice Biennale 2013, ...

  7. Kusama-Vuitton collaboration a chance to dwell on artists' partnerships with luxury producers

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... with installations, painting and the performing arts. Nanjo, a former commissioner of the Japan pavilion at the Venice Biennale and member of the 2005 biennale judging panel, shared some personal photos ...

  8. Nice idea, but you could've asked us

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong at next year's Venice Biennale without having an open competition. While many applaud the change of direction and having a curator with an international network to take the lead, ... 'arbitrary change of policy'. The council said last month that it would collaborate with the West Kowloon arts hub's contemporary visual culture museum M+ for the 55th Venice Biennale. M+ ...

  9. Uprooting Shenzhen

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... says. '[The] Venice [Biennale] always has an international curator. A great biennale is a collective effort, and the selection is important.' Riley certainly has the pedigree ... was also the jury chairman of the 2002 Venice Biennale and on the panel for the Pentagon's 9/11 memorial. He likens his role as the Shenzhen biennale's chief curator to that of a magazine ...

  10. A toast to Polo

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong At A Gift to Marco Polo, a collateral event for this year's Venice Biennale, are works by some of the most recognised names in the Chinese contemporary art market: Zhang ... contemporary art to the Venice Biennale in 1993, A Gift to Marco Polo presents the artists' interpretation and understanding of Italian art, European culture and western civilisation while ...




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