Art In America

Hong Kong’s Best, 2013—Lars Nittve

Lars Nittve is the director of the M+ Museum in Hong Kong, which is slated to open in 2017 in a $642-million Herzog & de Meuron-designed building. Here, he recalls his favorite Hong Kong shows from the past year.

Herzog & de Meuron To Design Hong Kong’s M+

Hong Kong's long-delayed dream of a major museum for modern andcontemporary art has come a big step closer to realization. The Swissarchitectural firm Herzog & de Meuron, in conjunction with theLondon-Hong Kong firm TFP Farrells, has been tapped to...

China: One Country, Three Pavilions

Every two years, the art world gets a vivid reminder of China's complex sovereignty issues and ongoing identity concerns—in the form of three separate pavilions at the Venice Biennale.  

Artists in Babylon

THE BASIC UNIT OF THOUGHT in Hong Kong, my Chinese friends joke, is dollars per square foot. Not so funny if you’re an artist trying to find adequate space to live and work—or wanting to address something other than a collector’s likely financial...

Sigg Collection Goes to Hong Kong's M+

Ending years of speculation, the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority today announced that the Uli Sigg collection, the world's premier trove of contemporary Chinese art, will go to the M+ museum in Hong Kong. Slated to open in 2017, M+ will...

Hong Kong Art Fair Erases Borders

Globalism is alive and well in Asia, at least for the next few days. Art HK 12, the fifth edition of the Hong Kong International Art Fair (May 17–20), has presented its May 16 preview crowd of journalists and decked-out VIPs with a one-world vision...

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