Art Fairs

Art Basel wraps up in Hong Kong after show of world's finest

More than 240 galleries from around the world showed their works at Art Basel's Hong Kong debut which closed yesterday. Mainland artist Zhang Xiaogang's works, above, were among the many on show. Galleries from the West brought in major works from big-name artists and reported strong sales last Wednesday. It was also reported that deals were still being negotiated by regional galleries in the minutes before the show closed. Photo: Jonathan Wong.

A week of art madness ended yesterday with the closure of exhibition Art Basel's Hong Kong debut, which turned into a showdown between 245 galleries from around the world.

Monday, 27 May, 2013, 8:59am

Art fair experts share why hotels make good gallery spaces

Hotel art fairs are the antithesis of the "white cube" concept for a gallery space, and some consider it decidedly unfashionable. But proponents see it as a convenient and cost-efficient model.

20 May 2013 - 9:24am

Art fairs mushroom in Hong Kong

Insomnia by Seoungseop Lim

The swift rise in the number of contemporary art fairs in Hong Kong is akin to the proliferation of cupcake stores.

20 May 2013 - 9:23am 1 comment