This article is about Hong Kong’s obsession with shopping, and the role of malls as the predominant cultural spaces rather than museums. It lists several successful exhibitions at malls in Hong Kong. It concludes by quoting Claire Hsu, executive director of Asia Art Archive, at the book promotion for and exhibition of the work of Chinese artist Wu Shanzhuan, about the relationship between the department store and art.

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24 Dec 2005

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New York Times, 24 Dec 2005

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In Hong Kong, Shopping is an Art Experience