People travel on a tram covered in an ad for the “Botticelli and His Times” exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Art in December 2020. Photo: Xiaomei Chen People travel on a tram covered in an ad for the “Botticelli and His Times” exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Art in December 2020. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
People travel on a tram covered in an ad for the “Botticelli and His Times” exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Art in December 2020. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Pauline Yeung
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Pauline Yeung

How Hong Kong’s coronavirus pandemic recovery can draw on the arts

  • While the cultural sector has been hard hit by the pandemic, individual segments of the commercial art market have been resilient
  • Economic benefits aside, the potential of the arts to bridge differences makes them valuable to any global city

People travel on a tram covered in an ad for the “Botticelli and His Times” exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Art in December 2020. Photo: Xiaomei Chen People travel on a tram covered in an ad for the “Botticelli and His Times” exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Art in December 2020. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
People travel on a tram covered in an ad for the “Botticelli and His Times” exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Art in December 2020. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Pauline Yeung

Pauline Yeung

Pauline Yeung is programme director at the Asia Business Council. She began her career at Morgan Stanley and previously served as political assistant to Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury in the Hong Kong SAR government. She is an arts enthusiast, a proud polyglot, and a keen observer of international affairs.