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Contemporary Art

A contemporary art space with attitude and ambition

Oi!, operated by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department's arts promotion office, will hold its first exhibition on the eve of the city's first Art Basel show in two weeks' time.

Friday, 10 May, 2013, 4:46am

Hong Kong art shows its global creative colours

A distorted life-sized taxi, a symphony of sounds made by MTR turnstiles, five women dressed up as Hong Kong's five tallest buildings. These are just a few of the Hong Kong-inspired contemporary art pieces at an exhibition that opens today.

1 May 2013 - 5:47am

Bigger not necessarily better in UCCA's 'On/Off' exhibition

One of the Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art's (UCCA) latest exhibitions, "On/Off", which opened at the beginning of the year and will run until mid-April, has caused quite a stir.

31 Mar 2013 - 4:36pm

In the name of identity

A further selection of artists and artwork will be shown in a modified exhibition in Hong Kong to coincide with the Art Basel art fair in May.

27 Jan 2013 - 4:45pm

Contemporary art raises US$375m and sets a record for Sotheby's

Sotheby's has staged the biggest auction in its 268-year history, led by a US$75 million Mark Rothko and a record-setting US$40 million work by Jackson Pollock at its post-war art sale.

15 Nov 2012 - 2:57am

Osage Art Foundation turns gallery into artistic night market

To wrap up its "Market Force: Whither Contemporary Art?" exhibition, the Osage Art Foundation held a pop-up art market over the weekend.

22 Aug 2012 - 4:35am

Artistic impressions

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, the organiser, the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC), had been questioned on its choice of who should represent this city in the world's oldest and largest contemporary art exhibition.

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Nice idea, but you could've asked us

Hong Kong's arts funding body has been criticised for lacking transparency in its decision to partner with the West Kowloon museum to represent Hong Kong at next year's Venice Biennale without having an open competition.

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

Sherrie Levine

Works (including Javelina Skull) by the American photographer and appropriation artist that represent a continuing exploration of the recontextualisation and reworking of the found object. Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm, Simon Lee Gallery, 304, 3/F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2801 6252. Ends Jun 25

18 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

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