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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...

“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...

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