Chinese painter portrays Tibet self-immolators

Beijing-based artist Liu Yi pauses in front of his painting of Tibetans at his studio in Songzhuang art village in Tongzhou, on the outskirt of Beijing. Photo: AP

Beijing-based artist Liu Yi is working on a series of black-and-white portraits he knows will never be shown in a Chinese gallery.

Saturday, 12 January, 2013, 6:15pm

Artistic Impressions: Artist Amy Cheung Wan-man

Artistic Impressions: Artist Amy Cheung Wan-man

At the end of August I received an e-mail from artist Amy Cheung Wan-man (with "Mars" in the subject line) saying she was at Nasa's Goddard Space Flight Centre in Maryland in the US.

21 Oct 2012 - 11:02am

Artistic Impressions: John Young exhibit revisits memories of Macau

Artistic Impressions: John Young exhibit revisits memories of Macau

I first met Hong Kong-born Australian artist John Young - with his wife and toddler son in tow - in 2000 when he was exhibiting with the John Batten Gallery. He was already an established artist, and my assignment was to write a profile-cum-restaurant review article.

30 Sep 2012 - 2:38pm

Unveiling an inspiring collection

New World Development invited more than 700 VIP guests to an inspiring art journey at the launch of its 66 Private Collectables book at luxurious new Mid-Levels residence The Signature.

31 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Raising the roof

As Jane Straley prepares for an event on the roof of her 2,400 sq ft apartment in Repulse Bay, what's usually indoors has been moved outdoors.

Straley has transformed the area using not just garden furniture but items usually more suited to the living room, such as wool rugs and works of art. The effect is dramatic.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Alvin Goh's artistic touch pays off as exhibition returns

You know you are doing a show right if there's a second run due to popular demand. So it looks as if Alvin Goh could easily start a second career as an exhibition curator.

The Hong Kong-based Singaporean make-up artist worked with Japanese cosmetics brand Cle de Peau Beaute for an art exhibition titled L'Art de la Radiance to celebrate the brand's 30th anniversary.

24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom

New paintings (including Last Tausend Blumen Bluehen) and sculptures by German artist Anselm Kiefer that balance powerful imagery with critical analysis. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, White Cube HK, 50 Connaught Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2592 2000. Ends Aug 25

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Where price and value collide in art

An artist who grew up in Hong Kong but now lives in Beijing, Fu Jie uses letters of the English alphabet in her installation art to comment on the relationship between the individual and society, and the commodification of artworks. She has exhibited in Beijing, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, South Korea, Italy and France.

What's your background?

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Steen Ipsen

The Danish artist's organic ceramic sculptures (including Untitled) bring to mind images such as clouds, constellations, balloons, DNA, atoms and molecules. A Le French May programme. Mon-Sat, 11am-8pm, Sun, 1pm-6pm, Galerie NeC, Nilsson et Chiglien - HK, 208-218 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2547 0000. Ends Jun 23

13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Late mainland artist's work sets record

A renowned modern Chinese landscape painting by Li Keran sold for nearly 300 million yuan (HK$365 million) in Beijing, setting a personal auction record for the late mainland artist.

The starting price for the piece, one of the artist's Landscape in Red series of seven paintings, was 180 million yuan, but the bidding on Sunday night was intense, Xinhua reported.

11 Jun 2015 - 4:12pm

Perfectly placed for pictures of the big day

Jocelyn Ho and Mike Chan have some of the most romantic jobs possible, and the best part is they do it together.

Mike, a wedding photographer, and Jocelyn, his new wife, make-up artist and stylist, capture memorable moments for couples for a living. This week, it was their turn in front of the camera.

26 May 2012 - 12:00am

Eclectic mix of guests turns out for opening of exhibition by philanthropic artist Dominic Lam

An exhibition of works by artist and philanthropist Dominic Lam Man-kit has gone on display in the atrium of the Landmark mall in Central.

24 May 2012 - 12:00am

Rubber Candy bag turned into 'a piece of art' in installation performance at IFC Mall

The Candy Brissima tour by Italian brand Furla made its Hong Kong stop at the IFC Mall in Central on Thursday.

21 May 2012 - 12:00am

City captures creative spirit

The roaring success of Art HK over the past five years has not only raised Hong Kong's reputation as the arts hub of Asia, but also challenged local galleries to compete on a higher level.

17 May 2012 - 12:00am

The Planner


Ching Lee-hung Landscape Painting Exhibition

Twelve works by the local artist reflecting on different times, places and feelings. Today, noon-10pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2521 7251. Ends today

Art HK 12

16 May 2012 - 12:00am