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The latest curated art & cultural events from around Hong Kong

Rossi & Rossi, Wong Chuk Hang

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Rossi & Rossi presents Going East, Again, a solo exhibition of London-based artist Rasheed Araeen, who was recognised as the father of minimalist sculpture in 1960s Britain.
The Stallery, Wan Chai

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Supported by Le French May, L’Epicerie Fine presents Faat Gok Gaai Tau Saa Long, a curation of street art by 13 established and emerging French street artists.

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Opera Gallery unveils selected pieces of The Therapy and the Theatre, a new series of works by British transgender artist David Kim Whittaker on its official website and Instagram.
Online; Louis Koo Cinema (Hong Kong Arts Centre), Wan Chai

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This May, the Hong Kong Arts Centre presents a programme of local and international indie features, documentaries and short films, shown both online and at Louis Koo Cinema.
The Metroplex, E-Max, Kowloon Bay

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Plunge into a collection of short animated films for kids from the prestigious Annecy International Animated Film Festival 2019.
Alisan Fine Arts, Central

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Alisan Fine Arts transforms its gallery space into an Ineffable Garden with works by Chinese ink painter Zhang Jian-jun and multi-media American artist Barbara Edelstein.
Soluna Fine Art, Sheung Wan

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Vibrant, disoriented oil paintings by renowned Korean artist Kim Young-hun are on display in this solo exhibition inspired by digital screen glitches, stripe-covered light bulbs, the Korean landscape and more.

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The Hong Kong International Photo Festival 2020 brings photography exhibitions and events to neighbourhoods across Hong Kong from April to June.
NockArt Gallery, Wong Chuk Hang

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French artist Caroline Bouquet unveils paintings and engravings inspired by Victor Segalen in a new exhibition at NockArt Gallery.
CHAT and The Hall, The Mills, Tsuen Wan

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CHAT celebrates its first anniversary with Unconstrained Textiles: Stitching Methods, Crossing Ideas, showcasing the diverse possibilities of textile art.
The Hive Spring, Wong Chuk Hang

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German pop surrealist Anne-Kristin Vaudour and French “paintographer” chaussette b. explore the infinite possibilities of portraits and fantasy.
Gallery EXIT, Aberdeen

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Hong Kong-based artist Chow Chun-fai’s newest oil paintings depict the recent Hong Kong protests, presenting a heightened sense of urgency in their portrayal of a city in crisis.

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The Alliance Française presents a selection of French films from rarely screened classics to family favourites online for free.
Goethe-Institut Hong Kong, Wan Chai

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The Hong Kong Human Rights Arts Prize presents brilliant works by Hong Kong-based artists that explore the state of human rights both at home and abroad.
Osage Gallery 4/F, Kwun Tong

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WYSIWYG is used to describe Shaw’s contemporary media art in the sense of an experience gained from interactively exploring the artworks.

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HKU fine arts professor Susanna McFadden investigates the lasting imprint ancient Rome left on art and civilisations in the Western world.

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Watch Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter and New York-based string quartet Brooklyn Rider perform songs by Rufus Wainwright, Björk and Kate Bush.
De Sarthe, Wong Chuk Hang

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Shifting Landscapes showcases contrasting landscapes by Hong Kong artist Andrew Luk and Chinese-French painter Chu Teh-chun, originally intended for the cancelled Art Basel Hong Kong 2020.

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German photographer Andreas Mühe brings viewers the histories of Germany through his works reminiscent of images of 20th-century dictatorship and ideologies.

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In response to the upheaval of Covid-19, UNSCHEDULED gathers 12 important Hong Kong galleries at Tai Kwun, offering them a platform to sell and network while exhibiting an unprecedented number of solo exhibitions.

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Founded and led by veteran director Johnnie To, the 14th Fresh Wave International Short Film Festival is a chance to discover emerging talents.

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Watch performances by the Venezuelan classical pianist Gabriela Montero, also known as the Queen of Improvisation, in an online event.

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Veteran journalist Mark O’Neill shares the story of how an ordinary Russian woman became China’s Russian princess through her marriage to Chiang Kai-shek’s son, and how she adapted to life in China’s First Family.
Alisan Fine Arts Aberdeen Gallery, Aberdeen

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Keeping tradition in mind, artists around the world strive to reinvent traditional ink painting, coming up with their own interpretations of contemporary ink art.

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Hong Kong multimedia artist Lee Kit blends together light, sound, paintings and more in this series of installations at this exhibition that takes place both at the gallery and online.
Pékin Fine Arts, Wong Chuk Hang

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Hong Kong-based French artist Daphné Mandel explores old Hong Kong’s urban and natural landscape in her whimsical and poetic art works.
Flowers Gallery, Sheung Wan

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Explore the unique vision of Michael Wolf, the late Hong Kong-based photographer who was known for examining the city’s urban landscape.
Hong Kong Arts Centre, Wan Chai

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Swiss documentarian Jacqueline Zünd comes to Hong Kong with three of her films for a screening and audience discussion at the Hong Kong Arts Centre.
HKU UMAG, Pok Fu Lam

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Landscapes and Other Natural Occurrences brings poetic landscape paintings by Hong Kong artist Chak to the University of Hong Kong.
University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU, Pok Fu Lam

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The University Museum and Art Gallery at HKU presents the exhibition Clouds of Ink, Pools of Colour, featuring colourful, playful landscapes by Chinese American painter Hou Beiren.
University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU, Pok Fu Lam

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See works by Hong Kong ink artist Wesley Tongson, who is known for using his distinctive style of finger painting in traditional Chinese landscapes.

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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.
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.
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.
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.
JC Contemporary, Tai Kwun, Central

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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.

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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.
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.

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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.

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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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