5 Hong Kong Art Exhibitions To See In May
1/5 Affordable Art Fair
This year’s Affordable Art Fair, the sixth edition, features 115 galleries from around the world offering works priced from HK$1,000 to HK$100,000. Photographer Nic Gaunt, a regular contributor to Hong Kong Tatler, is displaying his works at the Fellowship Studio booth.
Affordable Art Fair runs from May 18 until May 20 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong; affordableartfair.com
2/5 Sarah Morris
American artist Sarah Morris has had a busy few months. In late March, an enormous exhibition of her work opened at the Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art in Beijing (it runs until June 17) and now White Cube is about to host a solo show in Hong Kong featuring series of new abstract paintings that continue Morris’s exploration of cities and urban life.
Sarah Morris’ solo exhibition runs from May 25 until July 7 at White Cube Hong Kong, 50 Connaught Road, Central; +852 2952 2000; whitecube.com
3/5 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalists Exhibition
Works by 30 artists from around Asia have been shortlisted for this year’s Sovereign Asian Art Prize. Don’t miss the chance to see them before they go under the hammer for charity at a gala dinner on May 11. Four artists from Hong Kong—Chui Pui-chee, Wong Chung-yu, Hung Keung and Otto Li Tin-lun—are in the running.
The Sovereign Asian Art Prize finalists exhibition runs until May 5 at H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong; and from May 8 until May 10 at The James Christie Room, Christie’s, 22/F, Alexandra House, 18 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong; sovereignartfoundation.com
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4/5 Catherine Opie: So Long As They Are Wild
Catherine Opie has travelled the length and breadth of the US photographing everyone from Californian surfers to tattooed transgender women, and everything from Elizabeth Taylor’s house to the Chicago skyline at night. The Hong Kong show comprises a series of photos she took in Yosemite National Park.
So Long As They Are Wild runs from May 17 until July 7 at Lehmann Maupin, 407 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder Street, Hong Kong; +852 2530 0025; lehmannmaupin.com
5/5 Chris Succo, Shreds N ‘ZigZags
German artist Chris Succo makes his solo debut in Asia at Whitestone Gallery this month. The show features works from his iconic ZigZag Paintings series and a new series titled Shred Paintings. Succo is best known for his abstract painting but works in a wide range of media, including sculpture and photography.
Shreds N ‘ZigZags runs until May 22 at Whitestone Gallery, 7-8/F, H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong; +852 2523 8001; whitestone-gallery.com
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