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The latest curated art & cultural events from around Hong Kong

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Gagosian reopens in Hong Kong with the exhibition Years Later, featuring new paintings and works on paper by pioneering neo-expressionist Georg Baselitz.
Perrotin Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Traditional portraiture is reinvented by a diverse, multicultural group of artists, providing an intimate glance into their perspectives towards the role of art and the nature of humans.
a.m. space, Sheung Wan

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Hong Kong artist Cheng Hung holds her solo exhibition of 12 new charcoal paintings at a.m. space in Sheung Wan.
Contemporary by Angela Li, Sheung Wan

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A group of 11 local artists present their works that respond to the unexpected impact of the pandemic on their individual lives.
Parallel Space, Sham Shui Po

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Co-presented by Beautiful Land and Parallel Space, [Beautiful Land – Thinker] Book & Toy Launch Exhibition showcases a variety of illustrations by 29 Hong Kong artists who will also unveil their one-off reinterpretations of the toy High Pressure

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While Hong Kong is still affected by the pandemic, temples across the city celebrate the birthday of the god of brotherhood, Kwan Tai, on August 13 this year.
Karin Weber Gallery, Central

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Karin Weber Gallery presents works by four East Asian artists that tap into the appeal of cuteness to express their own conclusions on gender, politics and more.

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Lehmann Maupin’s exhibition be/longing features regal portraits of LGBTQ+ figures by Catherine Opie, latex sculptures by the late Swiss artist Heidi Bucher and more.
La Galerie Paris 1839 , Central

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Explore the photography of 12 acclaimed Hong Kong and international artists at La Galerie’s first Photobook & Print Exhibition.

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Oscar-winning Argentinian director Juan José Campanella’s latest live-action feature demonstrates his ability to merge drama with comedy.
Para Site & Soho House,

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A precursor to the Kathmandu Triennale 2020, Para Site’s group exhibition Garden of Six Seasons brings together works by artists from Hong Kong, mainland China and beyond.

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This year’s Hong Kong International Young Readers Literary Festival will take place online and offer a series of fun events and digital resources for children across Hong Kong.
Sin Sin Fine Art, Aberdeen

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Sin Sin Fine Art’s exhibition It’s About Time showcases Indonesian artists Bob Yudhita Agung and EddiE haRA as they take a playful approach to social and cultural commentary.

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Sun Museum’s newest exhibition features around 120 sketches by 40 Hong Kong artists, some of which feature landscapes and life in Hong Kong.
Blindspot Gallery, Wong Chuk Hang

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Blindspot Gallery hosts a screening exhibition with a unique format – video works of 2 artists will be played on loop for one week during the opening hours of the Gallery, lasting consecutive weeks.  Prominent homegrown artists involved with the
Gallery Exit, Aberdeen

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Korean artist Jeong Yun Kyung marries East Asian ink traditions with Western abstract expressionism, creating thoughtful works that draw on rich cultural references.
Empty Gallery, Tin Wan

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Mexican-American artist ektor garcia makes his solo debut in Asia, drawing from Meso-American craft traditions, creating sculptures and ceramics torn between the primitive and intricate.
Tomorrow Maybe, Jordan

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Famed animation director Kong Kee showcases his work in a quirky exhibition inspired by Hong Kong culture.
Hong Kong Museum of History, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Explore Hong Kong’s history as a manufacturing hub in the 20th century in a new Museum of History exhibition with over a thousand classic Hong Kong-made products.
University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU, Pok Fu Lam

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See how German artist and CityU professor Tobias Klein applies 3D printing in architecture, art, design and interactive media installations in his most extensive solo exhibition to date.

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After its initial postponement, the 44th Hong Kong International Film Festival finally returns in August with an impressive line-up of films.

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The Hong Kong International Film Festival celebrates the legacy of Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini with film screenings, an exhibition and a special concert.
Alisan Fine Arts, Central

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Alisan Fine Arts celebrates Hong Kong art by showcasing over 70 works by 28 local artists, including works by masters Wucius Wong and Lui Shou-kwan.
de Sarthe, Wong Chuk Hang

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A young Hong Kong artist will create entirely new sculptural and installation artwork at de Sarthe, exploring the tensions and contradictions in Hong Kong society.
Lévy Gorvy, Central

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A showcase of classic masterpieces which brought fame to two reputable artists, both using bold styles to showcase powerful, raw emotions.
Lévy Gorvy, Central

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Esteemed artist Pierre Soulanges explores the nuances of the colour black in paintings that are “beyond black,” communicating a rare message of stillness and tranquility.
JC Contemporary, Tai Kwun, Central

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Tai Kwun’s new exhibition They Do Not Understand Each Other features new commissions and works from museums in Osaka and Singapore, the realistic “VR 360° Virtual Gallery” offering a virtual online experience.

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My Body Holds Its Shape explores limitations and distance to bring about reflection on sustainability, our connection to nature, and empathy for those who are distant and confined in this unusual time.  The exhibition can be experienced online, through

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Tai Kwun Heritage’s exhibition Look Left Look Right offers a unique look at the Central Police Station’s 170 years of history via historical signage.
Rossi & Rossi , Wong Chuk Hang

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Rossi & Rossi showcases works from seven emerging Hong Kong artists in Big Wind Blows as they express their determination to resist the trends of the art world.
Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Wong Chuk Hang

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Axel Vervoordt Gallery presents meditative photographs of pine trees and seaside landscapes by the renowned Korean photographer Bae Bien-U.

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Villepin presents a wide range of rare works by the late Chinese painter Zao Wou-ki, including a selection of large-scale oil paintings, watercolours, Chinese inks and lithographs.
Karin Weber Gallery, Central

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Up-and-coming artists from Southeast Asia manipulate the medium of paper to tell stories of their past and cultural history, each bringing their unique, delicate and thoughtful touch to their work.
Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Hong Kong

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Next Act features a variety of exciting contemporary art by local artists that pay homage to the shared history and collective memories of Hong Kong.
Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Admiralty

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This sculpture exhibition highlights Hong Kong’s art community through 20 works from 18 local and international galleries, along with a programme of art talks.
Liang Yi Museum, Sheung Wan

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The Liang Yi Museum celebrates some of the most iconic and laborious decorative techniques of all times, including Chinese inlay, Japanese maki-e and European cloisonné enamel.
David Zwirner, Central

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David Zwirner launches their bilingual online viewing room Lixia alongside the reopening of their Hong Kong gallery this May.
L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific, School of Jewelry Arts, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Explore the unseen, inner beauty of gemstones at L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific’s new exhibition Discover the Gemstones, Ruby & Sapphire, supported by Van Cleef & Arpels.

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This year’s China Women’s Film Festival brings thought-provoking, inspiring and diverse stories of women finding themselves – as well as meetings with directors, networking events for filmmakers and more.
M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon

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Los Angeles-based Hong Kong Artist Shirley Tse’s acclaimed 2019 exhibition at the 58th Venice Biennale will be showcased in Hong Kong with new configurations of the artist’s installations.
F11 Foto Museum, Happy Valley

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F11 Foto Museum showcases over 100 vintage prints by the influential 1930s photographer Ilse Bing, whose commissioned works included assignments for fashion magazines Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.
Asia Art Archive Library, Sheung Wan

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As part of Asia Art Archive’s 20th anniversary celebrations, Womanifesto exhibits the groundbreaking history and development of a feminist biennial programme in Thailand, presented in a virtual exhibition tour on 12 Aug.

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An interactive online exhibition provides delightful coverage of Hong Kong’s historical identity as a trading harbour, featuring beautiful photos, thoughtful descriptions and apt video explanations.

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Hong Kong’s neon signs are disappearing at an alarming rate, but they live on in a virtual M+ exhibition that explores the history, culture and aesthetic of the city’s neon.
University Museum and Art Gallery, Sai Wan

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This exhibit offers a curious window into the religious iconography of the Church of the East, showcasing ancient Nestorian crosses ( 12th-13th centuries) found in north-west China.

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