Art Basel Hong Kong is happening this month and it will fill this city with a variety of art events that will try to give emphasis to Asian arts alongside the campaign for Hong Kong Arts Month 2019. Today we’ll tell you a little of what you can expect from the event in general.
The event is set to occur at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center during the 29, 30 and 31st of March of this year. During these three days you will be allowed to visit a series of varied artworks from 242 modern and contemporary galleries all of whom originated from 36 countries around the Asia Pacific region.
One of the main attractions of the event is going to be Art Central, that will gather 107 galleries from 22 countries in one spot. At the Central Harbour front, you will have the chance to see a series of initiatives mainly art performances, large scale art installations and a series of talks discussing the panorama of contemporary art.
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In general, the event will be divided into four distinct sections: Galleries (featuring the leading international modern and contemporary exhibitors), Insights (a compilation of works from Asia and the Asia-Pacific region), Discoveries (an area that will give the spotlight to contemporary and up-and-coming artists) and Encounters (which will be showing large-scale sculptures and installations).
Another highlight is the Harbour Art Fair 2019 which will happen from the 31st of March to the 1st of April. You definitely can’t miss this one if you’re curious to see the rooms in Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel into true groundbreaking art spaces.
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A highlight of this year’s edition is Kabinett, which will be showing a total of 21 conceptual presentations that will all be led established and emerging artists. The idea is to give a strong focus on the artistic talent from Asia.
This year in Art Basel Hong Kong you can check out some free talks programme put together by writer and editor Stephanie Bailey. All of these talks will be featuring the knowledge and researches of leading art historians, collectors, gallerists and curators.
Among some potential partners of the event are brands such as Christian Dior, Swire Properties, HTC Vive, Quintessentially, the Murray Hong Kong, etc.
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