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Aesthetic Radicalism in 'Awakenings’ at Singapore’s National Gallery Ocula Report Aesthetic Radicalism in 'Awakenings’ at Singapore’s National Gallery 21 Jun 2019 : Sam Gaskin for Ocula

Awakenings: Art in Society in Asia 1960s–1990s, a major retrospective at Singapore's National Gallery (14 June–15 September 2019), opens emphatically in flames. At the exhibition's entrance, viewers encounter a wall-sized image from 1964 titled Burning Canvases Floating on the River. The photograph captures a performance by Lee, in which he took...

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Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture Ocula Conversation Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture

When the London-born artist Thomas J Price graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Arts in 2004, the school's college art prize was by no means his most notable accomplishment as an emerging artist. In 2001, Price presented his much-talked-about work Licked, a daring performance, later profiled on the BBC 4 television...

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'Sites Encountered': A Chorus of Five Artists at M+ Pavilion Ocula Report 'Sites Encountered': A Chorus of Five Artists at M+ Pavilion 21 Jun 2019 : Emily Verla Bovino for Ocula

Without punctuation, She Said Why Me, the title of May Fung's 1989 video presents itself as a statement, rather than a question. It suggests a subject who expects no response, a person prepared to make what she can from being chosen though perplexed by the attention. The video follows a blindfolded woman, then unmasked, through late colonial-era...

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Tsang Kin-Wah

b. 1976, China

Born in Shantou, Tsang Kin-Wah moved to Hong Kong in 1982. After graduating from the Fine Arts Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2000, he received a master's degree from the Camberwell College of Arts, London Institute in 2003 under the British Chevening Postgraduate Scholarship.

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Contemporary art exhibition, Group exhibition, Words Tend to be Inadequate at Pearl Lam Galleries, Shanghai
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14 November 2014–28 February 2015 Group exhibition Words Tend to be Inadequate Pearl Lam Galleries, Shanghai
Contemporary art exhibition, Group show, FRAMED: AI WEIWEI AND HONG KONG ARTISTS at Duddell's, Hong Kong
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5 November 2013–7 February 2014 Group show FRAMED: AI WEIWEI AND HONG KONG ARTISTS Duddell's, Hong Kong
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Show , Writings Without Borders - Curated by Hervé Mikaeloff at Lehmann Maupin, Hong Kong
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22 May–24 August 2013 Group Show Writings Without Borders - Curated by Hervé Mikaeloff Lehmann Maupin, Hong Kong

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'Metamorphosis Of The Virtual 5 + 5' At Chi K11 Art Museum Ocula Report 'Metamorphosis Of The Virtual 5 + 5' At Chi K11 Art Museum 20 Jul 2014 : Anna Dickie and Sam Gaskin for Ocula

Ten artists, five French and five Chinese, feature in Metamorphosis of the Virtual 5 + 5, an exhibition focused on digital art, curated by David Rosenberg and co-produced by Joanne Kim. The show, which continues until August 31, is organized by K11 Art Foundation (KAF), and its genesis can be traced back to Adrian Cheng, founder of KAF, seeing...

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'Tales of Our Time': Chinese contemporary art at the Guggenheim New York Related Press 'Tales of Our Time': Chinese contemporary art at the Guggenheim New York Art Radar Journal : 29 January 2017

Tales of Our Time is the second of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative, which seeks to commission new works relevant to Chinese contemporary art which will then enter the Guggenheim’s permanent collection. All the artists included in the exhibition were born between 1970-80, thus suggesting that the works on display in...

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From Venice to Vancouver, Hong Kong artist Tsang Kin-Wah spreads words of wisdom Related Press From Venice to Vancouver, Hong Kong artist Tsang Kin-Wah spreads words of wisdom South China Morning Post : 31 October 2016

Tsang Kin-wah, who represented Hong Kong at the 56th Venice Biennale last year, is about to make another big artistic statement abroad: a fresco covering the Vancouver Art Gallery’s neoclassical façade.Vancouverites can expect to see the gallery dominated next spring by Tsang’s deceitfully decorative arrangements of words. Instead...

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Talking about nothing: Interview with Tsang Kin-Wah Related Press Talking about nothing: Interview with Tsang Kin-Wah ArtAsiaPacific : 5 October 2016

Following his solo presentation at the 2015 Venice Biennale, where he represented Hong Kong with his work The Infinite Nothing (2015), Tsang Kin-Wah brings a responsive site-specific exhibition to the city’s newly opened M+ Pavilion, the eponymous museum’s first permanent exhibition space. Co-curated by Doryun Chong and Stella Fong,...

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Stories and thoughts about 'Nothing' special: Tsang Kin-Wah at M+ Pavilion, Hong Kong Related Press Stories and thoughts about 'Nothing' special: Tsang Kin-Wah at M+ Pavilion, Hong Kong Art Radar Journal : 30 September 2016

Nihilism is what comes to mind when we look at Hong Kong artist Tsang Kin-Wah. This vision, empty yet full of meaning, is depicted in his latest exhibition Nothing at the newly opened M+ Pavilion, an expansion of The Infinite Nothing, the artist’s solo presentation for Hong Kong at the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015. Tsang questions how...

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Interview: We speak to Tsang Kin-wah and Doryun Chong Related Video & Audio Interview: We speak to Tsang Kin-wah and Doryun Chong TimeOut Hong Kong : 23 May 2015

Every two years, the titans of the art world converge on Venice for the most prominent contemporary art exhibition on the planet. From modest beginnings in 1895, the Arts Biennale has grown to encompass more than 80 national exhibitions across the Giardini and La Serenissima. This year, the Hong Kong pavilion features critically acclaimed artist...

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