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Kevin Kwong

Artistic impressions

There are a number of exhibitions at our public museums this summer that are well worth visiting.

Sunday, 29 July, 2012, 12:00am

Artistic impressions

There are a number of exhibitions at our public museums this summer that are well worth visiting.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Artistic impressions

I first saw stage actress Fung Wai-hang perform almost two decades ago in the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre production The Vengeance of Mistress Yan. Although I wrote in a review that 'her acting is slightly over the top at times', she made an impression. I saw her play a great number of roles over the years, in both comedies and serious dramas, and she always delivered.

24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Artistic impressions

Hong Kong had much to smile about on Tuesday when Swiss collector Uli Sigg gave close to 1,500 pieces of Chinese contemporary art to the permanent collection of M+, the planned 'platform for visual culture' in the to-be-built West Kowloon Cultural District. That single donation would comprise a third of the museum's collection of about 4,000 pieces.

17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Marlene Mocquet

Marlene Mocquet FEAST Projects

For French painter Marlene Mocquet, the material she uses - and how it is applied on the canvas - is as important as her fantastical images. A New York Times art reviewer in 2007 observed that the artist exploited 'paint's possibilities with flair, working thick, then thin, dripping, pouring and staining'.

8 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Artistic impressions

You've got to hand it to painter Simon Birch. Some might call it recklessness - the last large-scale exhibition he organised at the ArtisTree, 'Hope & Glory', in 2010 won critical acclaim but also landed him HK$700,000 in the red. Still, who can fault a man who has so much determination and passion for the arts? Now, the award-winning artist is back for more (art, not trouble).

4 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

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