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Murakami Vs Murakami – Contemporary Exhibition launches in Tai Kwun

  Murakami Vs Murakami – Contemporary Exhibition, a first of its kind exhibition of the Japanese artist Takashi Murakami brings to Hong Kong a breath taking cultural phenomenon right in the middle of the city. The exhibition offers a glimpse into the world of Japan’s most celebrated artist who is the charioteer of the superflat art movement. Murakami hails from Tokyo, Japan and well known for his work in sustainable art in post-war Japan. Murakami’s art uses a variety of media like motifs inspired by Japanese culture and sculptures. This comprehensive survey exhibition features more than 60 paintings and sculptures in an immersive setting here in Hong Kong. His work depicts deep rooted tradition, following a dreamy pop art style that is flawlessly married to classic contemporary...

A Surreal Glimpse of Hong Kong – Art Exhibition

  It is Art season here in Hong Kong and we know that Hongkongers are spoilt for choices when it comes to artsy indulgences. This year, Hopaloop decided to take things one by one 🙂 There is real beauty to taking both life and art slowly. We will be featuring a select 5 artists this season encouraging you, our readers to enjoy the rare luxury of appreciating Art for what it really is.  About the artist – Urmila Menon Urmila Menon is a self-taught Indian Artist living in Hong Kong. She is mainly an urban sketcher and owner of the line of custom made home décor products, ColorID. She does her urban sketching through both traditional and digital mediums. As an urban sketcher she captures the surroundings one sketch at a time, on location. She tries and captures memories, feelings an...

“Contemporary” gets a new home in Hong Kong at Tai Kwun

Contemporary gets a new home in Hong Kong at Tai Kwun. The recently opened centre for heritage and arts that piques the interest of every Hongkonger and tourist alike. It is aimed at cultivating knowledge of contemporary art, performance art and the rich history and heritage amongst the communities. The revitalisation project has been led by The Hong Kong Jockey Club in partnership with the Government of the Hong Kong SAR. Tai Kwun is the trading name of the Jockey Club CPS Limited, the not-for-profit operator set up by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust to manage the revitalised site. What does Tai Kwun mean? “Tai Kwun” in Chinese means “big station”. This colloquial name was used by police officers and the public to refer to the former Central Police Statio...

Art Basel Hong Kong 2018 – In Pictures

A tremendous art wave takes over Hong Kong city and we couldn’t have asked for more. It was an absolute treat for anyone who loves Contemporary art.  Here is Art Basel Hong Kong 2018 – In Pictures for you. What happened at ART BASEL? The 6th edition of Hong Kong Art Basel took place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from March 29 to March 31, 2018. A mind-boggling line-up of prominent galleries and artists transformed the venue into an art ocean. Highlights from the event: Galleries: Art Basel’s 6th edition in Hong Kong featured 248 leading galleries from 32 countries. Insights: Presentations with exceptional historical materials and strong thematic exhibitions by 28 galleries were displayed. Discoveries: Solo shows by emerging artists were showcased and...

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