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Arts The Asia Contemporary Art Show in Hong Kong Returns for its Ninth Edition

The Asia Contemporary Art Show in Hong Kong Returns for its Ninth Edition

The Asia Contemporary Art Show in Hong Kong Returns for its Ninth Edition
By Leanne Mirandilla
August 16, 2016

Discover international artworks in a unique hotel setting

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Migration I by Claudia Ferrari; Photo courtesy of Asia Contemporary Art Show

The Asia Contemporary Art Show will return for its autumn edition a month earlier than its usual October running date. More than 3,000 artworks (including paintings, sculptures and photography) will be on display in the Conrad Hotel’s suites.

“The Asia Contemporary Art Show is a pioneer in the hotel art fair format in Asia,” says show director Mark Saunderson. “There is an appeal to this format. There is an intimacy that just doesn’t occur in large exhibition halls, and it resonates with many people.”

Expect works by the likes of American figurative artist Leah Poller, Korean painter Yoo Sun-Tai, Turkish portrait artist Mertim Gokalp and many more. “Some artists who stand out this year include Mario Gomez, a Chilean artist whose paintings are inspired by Latin American magical realism, Korean artist Jeong Myoung Jo, who captures traditional themes with a hyperrealist approach and local artist Martin Lever who transforms familiar Hong Kong locales into abstract ‘groundscapes,’” Mark concludes. 

Click through the gallery for our highlights.


 

Cause of the Forgotten by Mario Gomez


 

Untitled 04 by Doan Xuan Tang


 

 Best Comrades by Du Xi


 

Overflew by Lau Chin Hung


 

The Balance of Chaos by Ala Leresteux


The Asia Contemporary Art Show will run from September 16-18 at the Conrad Hotel. A three-day pass is $220.

This article was originally published on homejournal.hk

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