Alisan Fine Arts, founded in 1981, is one of the first professionally run gallery in Hong Kong. Over the years it has organised more than 100 exhibitions for Chinese artists living around the world. Through these exhibitions and other events, Alisan has brought to Hong Kong and other parts of Asia established international Chinese artists, including Zao Wouki, Chu Teh Chun and Gao Xingjian (France), Chao Chung Hsiang, John Way and Fay Ming (USA), Walasse Ting (Netherlands) and Hsiao Chin (Italy). In 1987 the gallery began promoting Chinese artists from the mainland.
Over three decades, Wei Ligang has dedicated himself to revolutionising calligraphic script, upending an ancient tradition to create new forms of expression. A selection of the artist's recent paintings are now on view at Alisan Fine Arts in Hong Kong.
As Hong Kong gradually opens up after months of lockdown, this lowdown provides a selection of exhibitions taking place throughout the summer.
'As one of the most important contemporary art fairs in Asia, ART021 reinforces its ongoing commitment to leveraging local recourses with a global perspective, supporting contemporary Chinese art andcultivating new generations of domestic collectors. 111 world's leading galleries from 18 countries and 57 cities are selected to present contemporary...
Raspy, trumpeted notes dip, jump and shimmy across a melodic scale, meandering spontaneously through a supporting rhythmic foundation of brassy hi-hats, double bass twangs and piano progressions. So begins Miles Davis's legendary 1959 jazz album Kind of Blue —nonagenarian painter Chinyee's one and only requisite studio soundtrack for the...
Having been recently nominated for the Women of Hope award, Daphne King-Yao, the director of Alisan Fine Arts, is not only a gallerist but also a dedicated philanthropist in the arts and culture sector.
Hong Kong artist Fung Ming Chip's research into the history of ideograms and pictographs, especially in relation to Chinese calligraphy, seems increasingly relevant in a media saturated world in which the image is most definitely the message. The title of Fung Ming Chip's current solo exhibition Meme at Hong Kong-based Galerie du Monde seeks to...
The Chinese art collectors Liu Yiqian and Wang Wei last week unveiled the third location of their Long Museum, in the inland megacity of Chongqing—and there are more to come. At the opening on 26 May, Wang announced further plans for a fourth branch due to open in 2018 in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province.
Zhang Yu discusses his works Divine Light Series No. 59, The Floating Incomplete Circle (1998) and Divine Light Series: 2000–8 (2000) as part of the artist interview series conducted for the special exhibition Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China.
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