Art Basel announces the details of its 3rd edition in Hong Kong

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Art Basel announces the details of its 3rd edition in Hong Kong

Strongest-ever selection of galleries to participate in Art Basel’s 2015 edition in Hong Kong: 231 premier galleries from 37 countries and territories, presenting premier works ranging from the Modern period of the early 20th century to the most contemporary artists of today

Art Basel announces the details of its 3rd edition in Hong Kong

Art Basel announcs the details of its third edition in Hong Kong, the first to take place in March. The Hong Kong show of Art Basel, whose Lead Partner is UBS, will feature 231 premier galleries from 37 countries and territories, presenting premier works ranging from the Modern period of the early 20th century to the most contemporary artists of today. Once again, Art Basel will be showcasing the best art from Asia and Asia-Pacific, where half of its galleries have exhibition spaces. Art Basel in Hong Kong will be open to the public from Sunday, March 15, to Tuesday, March 17, 2015, and will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).

Galleries, the main sector of the show, will feature 177 Modern and contemporary art galleries, presenting the highest quality of painting, sculpture, drawing, installation, photography, video and editioned works. Exhibitors returning after a brief hiatus include Gladstone Gallery (New York, Brussels), Goodman Gallery (Johannesburg, Cape Town), Dominique Lévy Gallery (New York, London), and Sprüth Magers Berlin London (Berlin, London, Los Angeles). 

 

Art Basel in Hong Kong 2014, MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG, courtesy Art Basel

The Insights sector will be dedicated to curatorial projects by 34 galleries with spaces in Asia and the Asia-Pacific region and will feature solo shows, exceptional historical material, and strong thematic group exhibitions. Sited at the heart of both floor levels, Insights will provide an in-depth overview of art from across the region with featured artists from Australia, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, India, Japan, Mainland China, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Palestine, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. Highlights from the Insights sector include: a focus by Rossi & Rossi (London, Hong Kong) on Leang Seckon, one of the foremost members of the emerging Cambodian contemporary art scene; Galerie Ora-Ora's (Hong Kong) showing of works by contemporary Ink protégé Zhang Yanzi, creating an unprecedented four-dimensional experience; art-historical projects by Australian artist Yhonnie Scarce at dianne tanzer gallery + projects (Melbourne) and by Malaysian artist Anurendra Jegadeva at Wei-Ling Gallery (Kuala Lumpur, Penang); a solo exhibition of Thai artist Yuree Kensaku by 100 Tonson Gallery (Bangkok), looking at the recent political situation in Thailand; and a selection of black and white photographs by Japanese artist Noritoshi Hirakawa at 55 (Shanghai). 

Art Basel in Hong Kong 2014, MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG, courtesy Art Basel

The Discoveries sector will present a particularly strong showcase of emerging artists from around the world with solo- and two-person exhibitions presented by 20 galleries. This year, six of the 20 galleries will be new to the show. Highlights of the sector will include the presentation of a photography-based installation by Hong Kong artist Trevor Yeung at Blindspot Gallery (Hong Kong); a theatrical-narrative project by Hong Kong artist Samson Young by am space (Hong Kong); a sound installation by Indonesian artist Bagus Pandega presented by ROH Projects (Jakarta); a daily changing booth featuring works by Chinese artists Ling Wen and Yan Cong by Star Gallery (Beijing); a mock anechoic testing chamber by American artist John Patrick Walsh III presented by Night Gallery (Los Angeles); an exhibition of work by Oscar Enberg at Hopkinson Mossman (Auckland); and a presentation of work by Guan Xiao and Katja Novitskova at Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler (Berlin). 

Encounters, Film and Conversations sectors complement the fair.

Show opening times 

From 2015, Art Basel's show in Hong Kong will take place in March. 

Preview (by invitation only) 

Friday, March 13, 2015, 6pm to 9pm Saturday, March 14, 2015, 12 noon to 4pm Sunday, March 15, 2015, 12 noon to 1pm 

Vernissage (by invitation only) 

Saturday, March 14, 2015, 4pm to 9pm

GALLERY LIST can be found here.

More information on Art Basel Hong Kong is here. 

 

Subscribe to the Newsletter

Image of the Day

Luc Tuymans, Flemish Village 1995.  Collection MuHKA, Antwerp

Luc Tuymans, Flemish Village 1995. Collection MuHKA, Antwerp

Search

About ArtDependence

ArtDependence Magazine is an international magazine covering all spheres of contemporary art, as well as modern and classical art.

ArtDependence features the latest art news, highlighting interviews with today’s most influential artists, galleries, curators, collectors, fair directors and individuals at the axis of the arts.

The magazine also covers series of articles and reviews on critical art events, new publications and other foremost happenings in the art world.

If you would like to submit events or editorial content to ArtDependence Magazine, please feel free to reach the magazine via the contact page.