EVENTS – Art Basel Hong Kong 2015 Begins Next Week


Hong Wrong at Art Basel 2014

Art Basel kicks off next week – public show dates are from Sunday, March 15th to Tuesday, March 17th. Tickets start from HK$250 via HK Ticketing.

Sean Kelly, David Claerbout, Radio Piece, 2014, © David Claerbout, Courtesy: Sean Kelly, New York

Sean Kelly, David Claerbout, Radio Piece, 2014, © David Claerbout, Courtesy: Sean Kelly, New York

34,782 square meters of exhibition space will host hundreds of galleries and exhibits at Wanchai Exhibition Centre. In 2014 the show was attended by over 65,000 across all five show days.

10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Wang Keping, Les Spectateurs (Man and Woman), 1999, © Michel Lunardelli

10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Wang Keping, Les Spectateurs (Man and Woman), 1999, © Michel Lunardelli

During Hong Kong’s unofficial ‘art week’, Chinese artist Cao Fei will present a major new work, as part of Art Basel. Each night from March 13th to 17th, ‘Same Old, Brand New’ will be shown across the entire façade of Hong Kong’s iconic 490 metre high International Commerce Centre (ICC) on the Kowloon harbour front. Shows will be held at 6.30pm, 7.20pm, 8.10pm, 9.00pm and 9.50pm.

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Art Basel visitor information.

Mujin-to Production, Tsubasa Kato, Abandon (Monument Valley), 2013, courtesy of MUJIN-TO Production, Tokyo

Mujin-to Production, Tsubasa Kato, Abandon (Monument Valley), 2013, courtesy of MUJIN-TO Production, Tokyo

Click here for Hong Wrong’s Art Basel coverage from last year.

Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Katja Novitskova, Approximation (sphynx cat), 2014, courtesy Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin, photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Katja Novitskova, Approximation (sphynx cat), 2014, courtesy Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin, photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Click here for a full gallery list.

Hong Kong artist Wilson Shieh will feature at Art Basel

Hong Kong artist Wilson Shieh will feature at Art Basel

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Alighiero Boetti, Mappa, 1980-91 at Booth 3D32: Tornabuoni Arte.

Alighiero Boetti, Mappa, 1980-91 at Booth 3D32: Tornabuoni Arte.