Lehmann Maupin

Catherine Opie: So long as they are wild

by Catherine Opie

Date: 17 May, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Catherine Opie So long as they are wild May 17—July 7, 2018 407 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder Street, Hong Kong #catherineopie | @lehmannmaupin Media Preview: Thursday, May 17, 5 PM Opening Reception: Thursday, May 17, 6-8 PM Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present So long as they are wild, a solo exhibition of recent work by Catherine Opie. For the Los Angeles-based artist’s first solo exhibition in Hong Kong, Opie will present a series of photographs shot in one of the United States’ most revered and naturally beautiful locations, Yosemite National Park in California. Opie is known for her ability to create photographs that unite contemporary themes and issues with a classical aesthetic that expands upon her exploration of the tradition of photography as well as the greater ar... Read more

Rossi & Rossi

Billy Apple® Six Decades 1962 – 2018

by Billy Apple

Date: 9 June, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rossi & Rossi is pleased to announce the exhibition Billy Apple®Six Decades 1962–2018, taking place from 9 June to 27 July in Hong Kong. Regarded as a pivotal artist in the British and New York pop and conceptual art movements of the 1960s and ’70s, Billy Apple’s examination and promotion of an identity, and his uncompromising and singular means to do so, place him amongst the most idiosyncratic artists of our time. Rossi & Rossi’s presentation tracks his practice over three continents and six decades through seminal works from each period. Apple will give a public talk with Christina Barton, the exhibition’s curator, on 9 June at 3:00 p.m., followed by a reception at the gallery. Born Barrie Bates in Aucklandin 1935, the artist enrolled at the Royal College of Art, L... Read more

Contemporary by Angela Li

I & Thou - Li Hongbo Solo Exhibition

by Li Hongbo

Date: 18 May, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Curator: Wu Hong Contemporary by Angela Li is proud to present Chinese artist Li Hongbo’s solo exhibition “I & Thou”. This exhibition serves as a continuation of his solo exhibition “Shadow of Knives” in 2015, from which one of his works Desire won Li the 2017 Sovereign Asian Art Prize.   Inspired by the “The Happiness of the Fish” written by Ancient Chinese philosopher and literati Zhuangzi, this exhibition draws from the quote, “You are not a fish, so how could you know its happiness?” as a thread for exploring the ways in which humanity uses extant knowledge structures to examine the spatial awareness of other life forms. The exhibition uses kitchen knives as a medium to construct sculptures and an installation space. Li Hongbo encourages viewers to r... Read more

Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong

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by Nuri Kuzucan

Date: 12 May, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Edouard Malingue Gallery, Shanghai will present the first exhibition in Mainland China by Turkish artist Nuri Kuzucan from May 12 to June 17, 2018. Born in 1971 in Zara, Turkey, Nuri Kuzucan graduated from Mimar Sinan University, and later also obtained a Master’s degree in social sciences at the same university. Kuzucan currently lives in Istanbul, Turkey. To understand Kuzucan’s oeuvre, one must understand the city he lives in. As the main metropolis of Turkey, Istanbul is the country’s epicentre of economics, culture and history. As the city straddles between Europe and Asia, Istanbul is a cultural and religious melting pot of East and West. Once the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire, as well as the Ottoman Empire, Istanbul has preserved a diverse range of... Read more

Leo Gallery

Pop-Up Exhibition: Wander in Style

by Cheuk Wing Nam, Han Jinpeng

Date: 24 May, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Leo Gallery Hong Kong is very pleased to present an exhibition “Wander in Style” at The Hang Space in Little Tai Hang (98 Tung Lo Wan Road, Tai Hang, Hong Kong) on 24th May 2018. Not only art is performed as a decoration or accessory in life, art is life. This time, “Wander in Style” attempts to build a quiet but intimate conversation with the viewers through the works of two young artists—Cheuk Wing Nam and Han Jinpeng—in hopes of pulling our audience away from the daily hustle and bustle, beginning to gently experience the taste and joy of life with art by their side, and finally enjoying the vast universe and everything that entertains the eye. Cheuk Wing Nam’s installation makes masterful use of sound and light to create an immersive environment that stirs feelings of... Read more