Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Hong Kong International Art Fair

For the next five days, Hong Kong will host many of the world’s leading art galleries at the inaugural Hong Kong International Art Fair. An art fair of a scale never seen before in the city, ART HK 08 will take place at the landmark Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from May 14 – 18, 2008.

Open to all, ART HK 08 is a new annual art fair that welcomes established art collectors, new buyers looking to own their first piece and those just wanting to immerse themselves in the best of the world’s 20th and 21st century art.

David Salle
Thoughts, 2007
Oil on linen, 229 x 206 cm
Courtesy of Faurschou Beijing/Copenhagen, Beijing, China

Martin Denker
Candyland TV, 2008
Chromogenic print on diasec in artist’s frame, 180 x 240 cm, ed. 6
Courtesy of M+B, Los Angeles

Ian Wallace
Untitled (At the Crosswalk II), 2007
Photolaminate with acrylic on canvas
4 panels, each 244 x 122 cm
Courtesy of Yvon Lambert, Paris

Paolo Consorti
Senza Stelle, 2006
Mixed media on canvas, 160 x 180 cm
Courtesy of Über Gallery, Victoria, Australia

Paul Chiang
Silver Lake 07-20, 2002
Oil on canvas, 150 x 200 cm
Courtesy of Eslite Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

Li Wei
Life In The High 4, 2007
Colour photograph, 176 x 193.49 cm
Courtesy of Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong

Kim Joon
Bird Land - Armani, 2008
Lambda print, 100 x 175 cm
Courtesy of Keumsan Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Li Xinping
The Canon, 2007
Oil on canvas, 250 x 300 cm
Courtesy of Osage Gallery, Hong Kong

Min Jung-Yeon
L’Intuition, 2007
Acrylic on canvas, 130 x 130 cm
Courtesy of Galerie Kashya Hildebrand, Zurich

ART HK 08 will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The HKCEC is a renowned architectural landmark having been the backdrop for the ceremony of the handover of Hong Kong by the British to the People’s Republic of China in 1997.

The HKCEC is located centrally in the Wanchai district on the north side of Hong Kong Island, overlooking the world famous Victoria Harbour. The HKCEC is well served by public transport and has an array of restaurants and cafes both within the complex and within easy walking distance.

Special Exhibitions and Events

Online Art Fair Catalogue

For additional information visit the ART HK 08 website:
Hong Kong International Art Fair.


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