Detail from Shen Shaomin’s installation Summit (2009), showing the corpse of Kim Il-sung in a crystal coffin, at Art Basel Hong Kong. Photo: May Tse

Shock and awe: first impressions of Art Basel Hong Kong 2017

There’s stunning and enticing art aplenty at this year’s fair, and from some big names too. Shen Shaomin’s installation Summit and Shi Guorui’s stark camera obscura images of Hong Kong are among works that caught our eye

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Detail from Shen Shaomin’s installation Summit (2009), showing the corpse of Kim Il-sung in a crystal coffin, at Art Basel Hong Kong. Photo: May Tse
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