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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Artist Siu Leung-hing putting his stamp on iconic images

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... Victoria Ann Duthie victoria.duthie@scmp.com Mona Lisa and Chairman Mao just some of the subjects of Siu Leung-hing's amazing mosaics The artist putting his stamp on iconic images ... also created a cartoon image of a policeman out of some 1,000 used postage stamps depicting Chinese chess and the Hong Kong landmarks- representing the strategic task of policing the city. Siu, ...

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    Rubber Duck floats Hong Kong's boats as thousands watch arrival

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 11:28am by Vivienne Chow

    ... the city when the gigantic Rubber Duck finally graced Victoria Harbour, melting the hearts of more than a thousand spectators waiting in the cold all morning. "I think, after today, Victoria ... and waves. "The duck is a catalyst of joy," he said. Video: Interview with Florentijn Hofman as Rubber Duck sails into Victoria Harbour   Organisers originally planned for the duck to sail ...

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    Rubber Duck now available in Lego

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... that graced Victoria Harbour swam back into Hongkongers' hearts last week, and now there's a land-based version of the city's favourite bird- in Lego. Fans of the Rubber Duck can catch another glimpse of their 16.5-metre tall yellow friend at City Gallery- the city's first planning and infrastructure gallery. Opened in 2002, the gallery displays Hong Kong's major ...

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    Seven teams in running to create arts hub park

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Seven teams in running to create arts hub park The arts hub authority has shortlisted seven international teams to design the city's second largest urban ... space in the art hub. This makes it slightly larger than Kowloon Park, which covers 13.47 hectares, but smaller than Victoria Park, at 18 hectares. The seven were selected by the West Kowloon ...

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    Time to rethink the vision for West Kowloon?

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by Vivienne Chow

    ... District are its fuzzy vision and problematic governance, say members of the arts hub's board and the city's cultural community. Six years after the establishment of the West Kowloon ... emerged in 1998 when then Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa proposed "a new, state-of-the-art performance venue" on the site by Victoria Harbour. The original hope was that it would boost ...

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    Inflatable duck causes social media stir in Hong Kong

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Florentijn Hofman has been a major talking point since it floated into Victoria Harbour on Thursday. One YouTube user, Hongkongloki, posted a 12-second video entitled "Bombing the massive duck ... of several inflatable art pieces currently being shown in the city. Pictures of the sculptures, including one entitled Complex Pile by American artist Paul McCarthy that resembles excrement, have ...

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    Glittering panel to design Hong Kong's flagship art museum

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Art world luminaries to steer museum design The design for the city's flagship visual arts museum will lie in the hands of a select group of professional ... Leslie Lu Lam, architect William Lim- whose lanterns are on display at Victoria Park- M+ executive director Lars Nittve and Hong Kong Design Centre chairman Victor Lo Chung-wing. "A museum ...

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    Giant inflatable Rubber Duck is now Hong Kong tourist attraction

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

    ... Florentijn Hofman, which is due to sail into Victoria Harbour on Thursday. Six other sculptures are also on show as part of the "Mobile M+: Inflation!" exhibition at the West Kowloon ... was also damaged, has been repaired. He said the arts hub was aware of the tour, but it had not been contacted by the travel agency. A spokeswoman for Harbour City, which brought the Rubber Duck ...



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