The 'Hong Kong Eye' exhibition represents the latest project of the 'Eye' initiative, after the projects 'Indonesian Eye' in 2011 and 'Korean Eye' in 2012. 18 Hong Kong artists — including Amy Cheung, Chow Chun Fai, Silas Fong, Ho Sin Tung, Kong Chun Hei, Kum Chi Keung, Lam Tung Pang, Leung Kui Ting, Otto Li, Lui Chun Kwong, Florian Ma, Joao Vasco Paiva, Hector Rodriguez, Angela Su, Annie Wan, Adrian Wong, Justin Wong Chiu Tat and Fiona Wong Lai Ching — are chosen to exhibit at London's Saatchi Gallery and Hong Kong's Artistree.

This catalogue which is published to accompany the touring exhibition offers an overview of the contemporary art scene in Hong Kong through a diverse range of artworks by 66 Hong Kong-based artists. Also featured are Hong Kong's acclaimed pioneers of modern and contemporary art, such as Luis Chan, Lu Shoukun, Douglas Bland, Liu Kuo Sung, Tsang Tsou Choi and Tseng Kwong Chi. Includes five essays by Johnson Chang Tsong Zung, Christina Chu, Anthony Leung Po Shan, Lau Kin Wah and Kurt Chan Yuk Keung. With biographies of artists and contributors.

Access level

Onsite

Location code EX.UNK.HKE
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

2012

No of pages

408

ISBN / ISSN

9788857214610

No of copies

2

Content type

catalogue

Chapter headings
Gathering the Leftovers: Art from Hong Kong - CHANG Tsongzung Johnson, 張頌仁
The Hong Kong Eye: A Legacy Revisited - Christina CHU, 朱錦鸞
Nation-State, Locality and the Marketplace: The Multiple Art Worlds in Hong Kong - LEUNG Poshan Anthony, 梁寶山
Politics of a Bio. Hong Kong Art: From Dissemination to Usage - LAU Kinwah Jaspar, 劉建華
A Short Story about Hong Kong Art: from the Colonial Phenomenon to Guerilla Aesthetics - CHAN Yukkeung Kurt, 陳育強
Hong Kong Eye: Contemporary Hong Kong Art
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Hong Kong Eye: Contemporary Hong Kong Art