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Arts Top Stories Of The Week: March 24-30

Top Stories Of The Week: March 24-30

Top Stories Of The Week: March 24-30
By Hong Kong Tatler
March 31, 2019
Inside this year's Amfar Gala, Art Basel Hong Kong Private View and a conversation with provocative American artist Barbara Kruger

Video: VIP Guests At The Amfar Gala Hong Kong 2019

Photo: Pharrell and Helen Lasichanh
Photo: Pharrell and Helen Lasichanh

Held at the newly opened Rosewood Hong Kong, the fifth annual amfAR Gala took place on March 25, 2019 to kick off Hong Kong Art Week. It was a star-studded event where we spotted Hong Kong VIPs Pansy Ho, Adrian Cheng, Cathy Lee and Hollywood A-listers including Pharrell, Heidi Klum, Nicole Scherzinger.

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See also: Tatlergram: Inside The amfAR Gala Hong Kong 2019

Barbara Kruger on Feminism, #MeToo And The Power Of Words

Photo: Left: Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Your body is a battleground) (1989), Courtesy of The Broad Art Foundation; Right: Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Another artist—Another exhibition—Another gallery—Another magazine—Another review—Another career—Another life) (2003), Courtesy of Sprüth Magers
Photo: Left: Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Your body is a battleground) (1989), Courtesy of The Broad Art Foundation; Right: Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Another artist—Another exhibition—Another gallery—Another magazine—Another review—Another career—Another life) (2003), Courtesy of Sprüth Magers

Provocative and outspoken, American artist Barbara Kruger has been at odds with the establishment for more than 30 years. On the eve of a new exhibition in Hong Kong, Kruger shares her thoughts on power and politics with us.

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See also: 5 Women Artists From Hong Kong You Should Know

Exclusive: Inside Art Basel Hong Kong 2019

Photo: Elaine Kwok and Cathy Lee
Photo: Elaine Kwok and Cathy Lee

The seventh edition of Art Basel Hong Kong opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre for Private View and we were there to capture some of the familiar faces we recognised among the crowd. 

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See also: First Look: Art Basel Hong Kong 2019

Video: What Not To Do At Art Fairs

Whether you're at Art Basel Hong Kong, Art Central Hong Kong or at your local gallery, check out the video to know what you should always avoid doing.

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See also: Art Fair Etiquette: The Dos And Don'ts

The Chef Behind Asia’s Best Restaurant Will Launch Louise In Hong Kong This June

Julien Royer
Julien Royer

Julien Royer, of Singapore’s Odette, will collaborate with Jia Group’s Yenn Wong to present a casual French restaurant this summer in Hong Kong. Odette is recognized as one of the T.Dining Singapore Top 20 restaurants, which also placed at #1 on the 2019 Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list recently.  

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Arts Top Stories Art Week 2019 Hong Kong Art Month Hong Kong Art Week amfAR Gala Barbara Kruger Art Basel Hong Kong Art Basel 2019 Art Basel Private View Art Fair Etiquette Julien Royer

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