The M+ Museum building in the West Kowloon Cultural District. The controversy over its opening exhibition is likely a taste of things to come, as museum directors and curators come under the pressure of political correctness. Photo: K.Y Cheng The M+ Museum building in the West Kowloon Cultural District. The controversy over its opening exhibition is likely a taste of things to come, as museum directors and curators come under the pressure of political correctness. Photo: K.Y Cheng
The M+ Museum building in the West Kowloon Cultural District. The controversy over its opening exhibition is likely a taste of things to come, as museum directors and curators come under the pressure of political correctness. Photo: K.Y Cheng
Dennis Lee
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Dennis Lee

Hong Kong national security law: politicising Ai Weiwei’s artwork at M+ Museum only validates the artist’s relevance

  • Beijing loyalists who wish to please the authorities should understand that art appreciation is personal by nature, and that controversial art feeds on controversy

The M+ Museum building in the West Kowloon Cultural District. The controversy over its opening exhibition is likely a taste of things to come, as museum directors and curators come under the pressure of political correctness. Photo: K.Y Cheng The M+ Museum building in the West Kowloon Cultural District. The controversy over its opening exhibition is likely a taste of things to come, as museum directors and curators come under the pressure of political correctness. Photo: K.Y Cheng
The M+ Museum building in the West Kowloon Cultural District. The controversy over its opening exhibition is likely a taste of things to come, as museum directors and curators come under the pressure of political correctness. Photo: K.Y Cheng
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Dennis Lee

Dennis Lee

Dennis Lee is a Hong Kong-born, America-licensed architect with 22 years of design experience in the US and China. Dennis earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in architecture at UC Berkeley and Columbia University, and worked for Frank Gehry and Swire Properties prior to founding ARCHITECTURE:INNOVATIV in Hong Kong.