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Arts Hong Kong Art Week 2019: Day 2 Highlights

Hong Kong Art Week 2019: Day 2 Highlights

Hong Kong Art Week 2019: Day 2 Highlights
By Hong Kong Tatler
March 27, 2019
From Art Central Hong Kong to K11 Art Foundation, Fendi and The Peninsula

1/5 Simon Lee Gallery lunch

Yvonne Fong, Michelle Kwok, Christopher Oram, James Lie, Mac Puckett (Photo: Courtesy of James Lie)
Yvonne Fong, Michelle Kwok, Christopher Oram, James Lie, Mac Puckett (Photo: Courtesy of James Lie)

Simon Lee Gallery hosted a lunch at Yung Kee Restaurant to celebrate Austrian artist Heimo Zobering.

Born in 1958 in Mauthen, Austria, Heimo's work comes in many forms—installations, sculptures, paintings, films and videos—and offers a fresh take on modernism.

2/5 Art Central Hong Kong - VIP preview

Whitestone Gallery at Art Central Hong Kong (Photo: Jensen Hoi/Hong Kong Tatler)
Whitestone Gallery at Art Central Hong Kong (Photo: Jensen Hoi/Hong Kong Tatler)

Open to select VIPs and members of the press, we had a first look at Art Central Hong Kong at the VIP preview.

Now in its fifth edition, Art Central Hong Kong showcases 107 leading galleries from 22 countries from March 27-31, 2019. Check out our first look video and head on over to enjoy the mix of performance art, large scale installations and panel discussions from art industry insiders.

See also: 10 Galleries To See At Art Central Hong Kong 2019

3/5 'Glow Like That’ Opening Reception at K11 Art Foundation

Photo: Courtesy of K11 Art Foundation
Photo: Courtesy of K11 Art Foundation

K11 Art Foundation celebrated their latest exhibition, 'Glow Like That', with a cocktail party in the evening. Inspired by the concept of 'glow', the artist lineup included Zhang Ruyi and Mountain River Jump! to emerging Mainland Chinese artist Yu Honglei and men’s hybrid wellness-streetwear brand Advisory Board Crystals. 

See also: Glow Like That: K11 Art Foundation's New Exhibition Intersects Art And Beauty

4/5 Fendi’s Peekaboo 10th Anniversary Party at Landmark

Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler

Fendi hosted a cocktail party at the Landmark Atrium to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Peekaboo bag.

Joined by Serge Brunschwig, Fendi chairman and CEO, and Silvia Venturini Fendi, creative director accessories, menswear and kidswear, the event featured an exhibition of Shapes of Water and designer-customised Peekaboo bags.

5/5 Peninsula Hong Kong Art In Resonance party

The Honourable Sir Michael Kadoorie and Lady Betty Kadoorie with the four artists and two curators of Art in Resonance (Photo: Getty Images)
The Honourable Sir Michael Kadoorie and Lady Betty Kadoorie with the four artists and two curators of Art in Resonance (Photo: Getty Images)

Across the harbour, The Peninsula celebrated the launch of Art in Resonance, a new multi-year contemporary art programme across the hotel group. The programme kicks off in Hong Kong with installations throughout the hotel by four artists; Janet Echelman, Timothy Paul Myers, Iván Navarro and MINAX.

See all Hong Kong Art Week stories.

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Arts Art Basel Hong Kong Art Hong Kong Art Week Art Week Peninsula Hong Kong K11 Art Foundation Art Central

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