Caught in a political storm over works of art just months before its grand opening later this year, M+ was not initially conceived as a specifically Hong Kong establishment. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen Caught in a political storm over works of art just months before its grand opening later this year, M+ was not initially conceived as a specifically Hong Kong establishment. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Caught in a political storm over works of art just months before its grand opening later this year, M+ was not initially conceived as a specifically Hong Kong establishment. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Political storm raises stakes for Hong Kong museum M+ and its lofty ambition to be among world’s best

  • Fresh attacks pile pressure on curators preparing to unveil impressive collection of Chinese art
  • Observers say museum has room to do its work, but must be mindful of new political realities

Topic |   West Kowloon Cultural District
Caught in a political storm over works of art just months before its grand opening later this year, M+ was not initially conceived as a specifically Hong Kong establishment. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen Caught in a political storm over works of art just months before its grand opening later this year, M+ was not initially conceived as a specifically Hong Kong establishment. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Caught in a political storm over works of art just months before its grand opening later this year, M+ was not initially conceived as a specifically Hong Kong establishment. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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