(Clockwise) The late Tsang Tsou-choi, known as the King of Kowloon, sat beside one of his works, one of “Invader’s” pieces and “Vladimir” with a cat mural. Photo: SCMP COMPOSITE
(Clockwise) The late Tsang Tsou-choi, known as the King of Kowloon, sat beside one of his works, one of “Invader’s” pieces and “Vladimir” with a cat mural. Photo: SCMP COMPOSITE

Disappearing acts: Hong Kong street art faces official erasure despite government pledges to boost artistic creativity and appreciation

  • In latest disappearance, a colourful cat mural was whitewashed over by government workers on a wall near major bridge
  • Move follows similar official measures in recent years to ‘disappear’ artistic graffiti and murals from public places around city

(Clockwise) The late Tsang Tsou-choi, known as the King of Kowloon, sat beside one of his works, one of “Invader’s” pieces and “Vladimir” with a cat mural. Photo: SCMP COMPOSITE
(Clockwise) The late Tsang Tsou-choi, known as the King of Kowloon, sat beside one of his works, one of “Invader’s” pieces and “Vladimir” with a cat mural. Photo: SCMP COMPOSITE
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