'A Picture of War is Not War', we read in Hito Steyerl's iconic film November (2004), an essayistic Super 8 film tackling the definition of terrorism constructed around the figure of the artist's best friend Andrea Wolf, who was killed as a terrorist in 1998 in Eastern Anatolia after she joined the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party). Mixing documentary...
There has been a flurry of triennial and biennial art activity in Japan this year. The Aichi Triennale opened in Nagoya this August, sparking a national debate about the shutting down of a display of formerly censored works—the result of public backlash against a burnt image of Emperor Hirohito and a statue commemorating the women forced into...
Hans Hartung and Art Informel at Mazzoleni London (1 October 2019-18 January 2020) presents key works by the French-German painter while highlighting his connection with artists active in Paris during the 50s and 60s. In this video, writer and historian Alan Montgomery discusses Hartung's practice and its legacy.Born in Leipzig in 1904, Hans...
Asia Art Archive's annual auction offers over seventy works generously donated by artists, galleries, and collectors.
Your contribution goes directly towards building our collections and keeping them accessible for all, our day-to-day operations, and our public programmes, which focus on recent histories of art from Asia. The annual auction is an essential source of support for AAA, raising around half of our annual budget.
The auction is also a wonderful opportunity to start an art collection or add to an existing one while supporting crucial work in the field.
In partnership with Christie's, a preview exhibition of the artworks on auction will be held on 11, 14 to 17 October, with the reception taking place on the evening of 14 October. Kindly register here to attend the preview reception.
Bidding online and by absentee bid begins on 11 October at noon HKT and ends on 2 November at approximately 11:00 pm HKT.
Featured this year are the works of Hong Kong artists Luis Chan, MAP Office, Hon Chi Fun and Lam Tung Pang, alongside Yang Jiechang, Gao Weigang, Xu Bing and Yin Xiuzhen. A selection of other renowned artists include Takashi Murakami, Billy Apple, Ruth Asawa, Reena Saini Kallat, McArthur Binion, Maria Taniguchi, Sarah Crowner and Lorna Simpson.
11 Oct | 1:00-5:30pm (by appointment)
14-16 Oct | 10:30am-5:30pm
17 Oct | 10:30am-3:00pm
14 Oct | 6:00-8:00 pm
Christie's Hong Kong
22/F, Alexandra House
18 Chater Road, Central
11 Oct-2 Nov | Online
2 Nov | Live (By invitation)
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