While a graffiti work by the "King of Kowloon" has made its way to a public museum, one of the last remaining authentic street works by Tsang Tsou-choi is slowly decaying, its future still a muddle.Saturday, 22 September, 2012, 4:00am
The late graffiti artist known as the "King of Kowloon" has finally won official recognition, with one of his works finding a permanent home in a public museum.
The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority has bought a pair of wooden doors bearing the celebrated calligraphy of Tsang Tsou-choi, a legendary figure who died in 2007.23 Sep 2012 - 3:03pm
Top-class suites are appropriate
Hong Kong has evolved under 'one country, two systems'.6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
A buyer paid a record price of HK$800,000 for rare piece of calligraphy by the street artist known as the 'King of Kowloon' in a Sotheby's sale last night.3 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Two rare calligraphy pieces by the late Hong Kong street artist Tsang Tsou-choi to be auctioned at a Sotheby's sale tonight are expected to bring a record price for a work by the man known as the King of Kowloon.2 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
With Chinese contemporary art prices soaring, Bart Dekker, a financial adviser, decided it was time to adjust his collecting habits.20 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
Almost four years after his death, one of Hong Kong's most famous artists is about to receive an honour that many believe is long overdue: a large-scale exhibition of his works.17 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
The Arts Ambassadors-in-School Scheme is organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. It encourages students to take their passion for the arts beyond the campus and into the wider community. The ambassadors will take part in a series of arts programmes during the school holidays.25 Mar 2010 - 12:00am
I used to think it was a Jewish curse to wish someone to live in interesting times. But then a Jewish friend of mine told me she thought it was an ancient Chinese curse. So now I'm not so sure. Perhaps more erudite readers can enlighten me. But one way or another, our beloved city's return to the bosom of the great motherland has brought on some interesting times.30 Jan 2010 - 12:00am
Answer the following questions
1 Who reported to the police that Tsang Tsou-choi's graffiti in Kennedy Town had been vandalised?
a. Tsang Tsou-choi
b. Lau Kin-wai
c. Joel Chung Yin-chai
d. Oscar Ho Hing-kay8 Dec 2009 - 12:00am
Each man kills the thing he loves. And so, since last weekend, Joel Chung Yin-chai, an artist and long-time advocate of his late friend Tsang Tsou-choi's street calligraphy, has gone on a rampage. He has painted over, removed or defaced at least five of Tsang's last remaining graffiti as an act of protest - against the government for not doing more to preserve them.5 Dec 2009 - 12:00am
More examples of the city's most famous street calligraphy have disappeared. One has been painted over and another removed. But this time it was not the government that did this to the graffiti of the late 'King of Kowloon'; it was one of his closest friends.3 Dec 2009 - 12:00am
1 Cold snap grips town as temperature drops below 10 degrees Celsius ... Damn you, Al Gore, where's that global warming you promised?
2 Labelling law kills over 2,000 food items ... Supermarkets say it's affecting their Darwinian natural selection: survival of the trans-fattest19 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
Only one piece of street calligraphy by the late Tsang Tsou-choi will be preserved in a protective case by the end of this month.
But other remaining pieces of work by the 'King of Kowloon' will stay exposed until the government's heritage-conservation experts can think of a way to protect them.15 Jun 2009 - 12:00am
The street calligraphy of the late 'King of Kowloon' Tsang Tsou-choi might mean little to the government, but international art organisations are keen to exhibit works overseas.16 Apr 2009 - 12:00am