Visitors study exhibits during a private viewing at Art Basel Hong Kong, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai, on May 26. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Visitors study exhibits during a private viewing at Art Basel Hong Kong, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai, on May 26. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Enid Tsui
Opinion

Opinion

Enid Tsui

Party mood at Art Basel, but this is no return to normal for Hong Kong

  • The festive atmosphere as Hong Kong begins its annual celebration of art cannot hide concerns about the city’s future as an art market
  • Tepid interest from mainland VIPs and the rise of alternative venues in Seoul and Singapore suggest the city has a way to go to turn the corner

Visitors study exhibits during a private viewing at Art Basel Hong Kong, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai, on May 26. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Visitors study exhibits during a private viewing at Art Basel Hong Kong, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai, on May 26. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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