The prestigious Art Basel is back in Hong Kong for the fourth year. Also held in Europe and Miami, this leading art fair brings the world’s top art galleries to Hong Kong with some of their artists’ best work. Art Basel is the chance to get to know emerging and established talents, with over 4,000 artists participating.
Date: March 24-26
Art Central, Hong Kong’s satellite art fair, returns for its second year in a 10,000-square-metre temporary structure next to Victoria Harbour. Described as the edgier version of Art Basel, there’s over 100 of the most established contemporary galleries from around the world displaying the next-gen big names in art. All that art appreciation is bound to work up an appetite, so some of Hong Kong’s trendy food vendors like Beef & Liberty, Bread & Beast and Brickhouse, will be there to deliver the goods.
Tel: 2521 3838
Price: $220 (admits two)
Hong Kong Arts Centre’s Collectors’ Contemporary Collaboration celebrates its fourth anniversary in 2016. Expect talks from Japanese collectors Fumio Nanjo and Roger McDonald on their collections on contemporary art. Learn more about 21st century Japanese art from works of Keita Arisawa, Daisuke Miyatsu and Yoshiko Mori.
M+Sigg: Four decades of Chinese Contemporary Art
M+ Sigg, a research-based exhibition with a forty-year history, presents its first-ever chronological exhibition of Chinese contemporary art, from the late cultural revolution up to today. There’s a mix of painting, ink, sculpture, art, photography and video installations from artists such as Ai Weiwei, Zhang Xia ago and Yang Fudong.
Date: February 23 to April 5
Time: 11am – 8pm
Location: ArtisTree, 1/F Cornwall House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong.
Tel: 2200 0174
Time: Various times
Location: Various locations
Price: From HKD$250