5 Hong Kong Art Exhibitions To See In November


November 2, 2017 | BY Isabel Wong

There is no better time to get our art on al-fresco style than November. From charity gallery walk to multi-dimensional public art space, there is plenty for art-lovers in the city to have some fun times while enjoying the crisp air.

Check out the Tatler-approved list of the best art exhibitions in Hong Kong to see this month:

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ON VIEW: HONG KONG Rehearsal. (Photo: Courtesy of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority)


Bringing together Australian choreographer and dance filmmaker Sue Healey, Hong Kong dance film cinematographer Maurice Lai and other dance artists from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, ON VIEW: HONG KONG is a new dance project that features ten dances and short films inspired by the city. While all the videos are available online, a live performance will take place on November 2 and 3 with the ten dancers performing live in front of screens showcasing their short films at the multi-dimensional Freespace at Taikoo Place.

Until November 3, Cambridge House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, +852 2200 0804, westkowloon.hk

See also: ON VIEW: HONG KONG—10 Dances Inspired By Our City

5 Hong Kong Art Exhibitions To See In November
Chloe Ho, X-ray Fish (2014), Chinese ink and acrylic on paper, 67.2 x 151 cm. (Image: Courtesy of 3812 Gallery)

Chloe Ho: Ascendance

Bringing virtual reality and traditional ink together, Hong Kong artist Chloe Ho is set to challenge the boundaries of art with her two-part exhibition. The first part of her solo exhibition will take place at the Hong Kong Arts Centre with a focus on the universe, the human and nature. After that, the second part of the show will move to 3812 Gallery where viewers will get to see the more intimate side of Chloe Ho through her works.

Part I: 1 to 5 November, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
Part II: 12 November to 1 December, 3812 Gallery, 118 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun

See also: Getting Real With Progressive Ink Artist Chloe Ho

Photo: Courtesy of HKAGA

Hong Kong Art Week 2017

Returning for its fifth edition, Hong Kong Art Week takes on the theme Artropolis with a vibrant 12-day festival in the city where Hong Kong-based French photographer Cyril Delettre will debut his design of a Super Formula SF13 race car at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong. Other highlights include the Gallery Walk for Charity where hundreds of art-lovers will be gallery hopping all day long with over 30 participating galleries in Central, Sheung Wan, and Sai Ying Pun as well as an art day at South Island.

Until November 26, For more information, visit hk-aga.org

5 Hong Kong Art Exhibitions To See In November
Teresita Fernndez, Rise and Fall #10 (2017), solid graphite and pencil on wood panel, 40.6 x 101.6 cm. (Photo: Mathew Herrmann. Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong)

Teresita Fernández: Rise and Fall

For her second Hong Kong exhibition, Teresita Fernández will debut 24 solid graphite and pencil landscapes as an immersive installation. The American artist is most well known for her large-scale installations, and was also appointed by former US President Obama to serve on the US Commission of Fine Arts to advise the former President, Congress, and governmental agencies on national matters of design and aesthetics.

Until December 30, Lehmann Maupin, 407 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder Street, +852 2530 0025, lehmannmaupin.com

Christian Marclay, Scream (Eye Popping) (2017), woodcut, 162 x 112.5 cm. (Photo: Courtesy of White Cube)

Christian Marclay: SCREAMS

Over the past 30 years, Chrisitian Marclay has explored the fusion of fine art and audio cultures, transforming sounds and music into a visible, physical form through his multimedia artworks. For his debut in Hong Kong, a new series of expressive prints created through a combination of collage, digital technology and traditional printmaking techniques will be on show. The series features large-scale woodcut prints, which is a new form for the artist and SCREAMS will be the world premier of this new body of work. 

Until January 13, White Cube Gallery, 50 Connaught Road Central, +852 2592 2000, whitecube.com

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