‘Les Fleurs 2009’, by Louise Bourgeois, one of the 20th century’s most influential artists, with a career spanning more than 70 years. Photo: Christopher Burke. The Easton Foundation/VAGA at ARS, NY. Courtesy The Easton Foudnation and Hauser & Wirth

Art Basel Hong Kong: from sex to social codes, female artists take back the power

  • Three exhibitions coinciding with the fair explore the feminine voice in art, and include works by German Monika Sprüth and French-American Louise Bourgeois
  • Three exhibitions coinciding with the fair explore the feminine voice in art, and include works by German Monika Sprüth and French-American Louise Bourgeois
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‘Les Fleurs 2009’, by Louise Bourgeois, one of the 20th century’s most influential artists, with a career spanning more than 70 years. Photo: Christopher Burke. The Easton Foundation/VAGA at ARS, NY. Courtesy The Easton Foudnation and Hauser & Wirth
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Zhao Zhao, ‘Constellations’, oil on canvas, 2018. Zhao’s experiments with gunshots and glass are a stand-out, considering that China makes very few exceptions to the outlawing of gun ownership. Photo: Tang Contemporary

Art Basel Hong Kong: the dead cats and bullet holes inspiring modern Chinese art

  • Sought-after Chinese artists like Zhao Zhao, Sun Yuan and Peng Yu, Qin Qi and Huang Yongping are in the spotlight at this year’s fair
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Zhao Zhao, ‘Constellations’, oil on canvas, 2018. Zhao’s experiments with gunshots and glass are a stand-out, considering that China makes very few exceptions to the outlawing of gun ownership. Photo: Tang Contemporary
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