Buying art can be pretty overwhelming and intimidating for first-time buyers. Gormei, a new marketplace for bespoke dining experiences, is making life a little easier with a series of events for Art Month at some of Hong Kong’s hippest restaurants. Expect good food, good wine and good art conversation, where you can learn something new and socialise at the same time.
So, if you’re keen to know how to buy art and plan to visit all the art fairs happening in March, then you’ll probably want to attend one of these events to get clued-up on future creative investments. The best bit? Butterboomers get 15% off ticket prices!
Confessions of an International Contemporary Curator
With over 20 years’ experience in both Europe and Asia, curator of Parkview Art, Franco Savadori will talk about the importance of art curating in the contemporary world. There will be cheese and wine, because what else do you eat and drink when you’re having sophisticated art conversation?
Date: March 14
Time: 7 – 9pm
Location: Nicolini, 8/F, Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong.
Price: HKD$380 – enter in the discount code ‘BUTTERBOOM’ to get 15% off.
Buying Art at Art Fair
Adriana Alvarez-Nichol, founder of Puerta Roja and vice-president of Hong Kong Art Gallery Association, will be giving a talk on “Everything you need to know about buying art in an art fair”. She is a passionate art collector who has bought from art fairs in New York, Miami and London, so she knows a thing or two about what to look for. She will share her honest tips for buying art, what to look for, how to negotiate with art dealers and determine the perfect piece of art for your home.
Date: March 15
Time: 6 – 8pm
Location: La Paloma, 189 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong.
Price: HKD$250.00 – enter in the discount code ‘BUTTERBOOM’ to get 15% off.