9 May, 2024
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hong kong art shows exhibitions 2024 may mygonhi kang
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Must-See Hong Kong Art Exhibitions

9 May, 2024
hong kong art shows exhibitions 2024 may mygonhi kang

This month’s newest must-see Hong Kong art exhibitions and shows include a multi-sensory flower exhibition, Picasso and more…

Our city is home to a treasure trove of artists and galleries specialising in contemporary and fine art. Treat yourself to one of the many stunning Hong Kong art shows on display this month — featuring everything from the Affordable Art Fair to unique sculptures and paintings about fabric waste and more. Below are our picks for the best new art exhibitions and happenings this May 2024.

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New Hong Kong Art Exhibitions

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Gary Card’s People Mountain, People Sea Art Exhibition

London based multi-disciplinary artist and set designer Gary Card is currently exhibiting in Hong Kong, with works consisting of large scale sculptures, paintings and videos, all capturing the vibrancy of Hong Kong. Referencing the popular Chinglish idiom, the show takes on elements of duality, re-interpreted meanings and the potential for cultural exchange. Highlights include the paintings and sculptures of Chinese Gods depicted with Hong Kong icons and nostalgia.

When: Until 28 July, 10am to 8pm (2pm to 8pm on Mondays)
Where: Oi!, 12 Oil Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Free

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Park Yoon-Kyung’s solo exhibition In Between Islands

The third solo exhibition of the Korean contemporary artist Park Yoon-Kyung with the gallery, In Between Islands is inspired by Jeju Islands’s stunning landscapes. The 3D paintings with prominent brush strokes convey the connection and communication between humans and the natural world.

When: From Thursday, 9 May to Saturday, 15 June, 10am to 6pm (closed on Sundays and Mondays) 
Where: Soluna Fine Art, G/F, 52 Sai Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free

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Myonghi Kang’s The Rebirth of Nature Chapter 2

After the showcase of Myonghi Kang’s first chapter, the second one highlights her geographical footprint, with paintings created in diverse locations like Antarctica, Mongolia and more. Each painting is a harmonious fusion of oil, pastel, and watercolour.

When: From Saturday, 11 May to Wednesday, 29 May, 11am to 7pm (closes at 6pm on Sundays and closed on Mondays)
Where: Villepin, 53-55 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free

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Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong 2024

Returning to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre this month, expect a curation of artworks from 97 local and international galleries, all under $100,000. So don’t be shy; embark on a cultural excursion, check out large-scale installations, and bring home a beautiful piece of art (or two!).

When: Thursday, 16 May, 4pm to 9pm (Opening Night), Friday, 17 May, 12pm to 9pm, Saturday, 18 May and Sunday, 19 May, 10am to 7pm (Public Opening Hours)
Where: Hall 1E, Hong Kong Convention And Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Opening Night & Fair Pass – $340 ($374 at the door); General Admission – $195 ($215 at the door)Buy tickets here.

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A Collection Of Tetsumi Kudo’s Cages

Post-war Japanese artist Tetsumi Kudo explored the human experience, interrogating the proliferation of mass consumption and the rise of technology. This exhibition will feature a collection of the artist’s signature cages, think bird cages with human figures, depicting the idea that humans, like pets, are being ‘fed’, observed and controlled by a larger organising system.

When: From Friday, 31 May to Saturday, 31 August, 11am to 7pm (closed on Sundays and Mondays)
Where: Hauser & Wirth Hong Kong, G/F, 8 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free

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British artist Murray Clarke Debuts In Hong Kong

Following his well received debut solo exhibition in Asia at WOAW Gallery’s Singapore, Murray Clarke whose recent body of work delves into commercialisation and mass consumption of fabric and clothing. Murray’s realist style paintings are warm and inviting, whilst also revealing the hollowness of mass consumption and our attitude towards fast fashion and luxury brands.

When: TBC
Where: WOAW Gallery, 3 & 5 Sun Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free

Ongoing Art Exhibitions In Hong Kong

Louise Giovanelli’s Here on Earth

British artist Louise Giovanelli’s first solo exhibition in Hong Kong explores the tension between representation and materiality, and figuration and abstraction. Here on Earth features new oil paintings that stay true to her signature motifs and pigments.

When: Until Saturday, 18 May, 2024, 11am to 7pm (closed Mondays and Sundays) 
Where: White Cube Hong Kong, 50 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free

teamLab: Continuous At Art@Harbour 2024

You are not alone if you walked past Tamar Park and wondered if the floating white eggs were dragon eggs! LCSD is collaborating with teamLab, local artists, and partners for a grand outdoor art project across Victoria Harbour (which includes the the giant egg-shaped structures). Experience awe-inspiring installations merging art, science, and technology, delivering a fresh sensory journey along Hong Kong’s waterfront.

When: From Monday, 25 March to Sunday, 2 June, 2024
Where: Tamar Park and the Central and Western District Promenade (Central Section)
How much: Free

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Picasso for Asia: A Conversation At M+ Museum

Featuring more than 60 masterpieces from the late 1890s to the early 1970s by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, M+ Museum’s newest Special Exhibition is co-curated with Musée national Picasso-Paris for the French May Arts Festival. Picasso’s works will be presented alongside pieces from Asian and Asian-diasporic artists selected from the M+ Collections.

When: Until Sunday, 13 July 2025, 10am to 6pm daily (with extended hours to 8pm on Fridays) and closed on Mondays.
Where: M+ Museum, West Kowloon, Museum Drive, 38 M+ Cultural District,West Kowloon, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $210 for special exhibitions dual pass – buy a ticket here

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Japanese Multi-Sensory Exhibition Naked Flowers Comes To Hong Kong

Arriving at 1881 Heritage for a total of six months, Japanese artist Ryotaro Muramatsu’s exhibition features eight sensory rooms and is a haven for any foliage fan! While snapping your ‘Gram-worthy shots, visitors can learn a handful about flowers – you can even digitally grow flowers and become a butterfly to explore fauna from a different perspective!

When: Saturday, 27 April to Sunday, 27 October, 11am to 10pm (last entry at 9pm)
Where: G17B & Basement, 1881 Heritage, 2A Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $150 for early bird tickets (on sale from 5 to 26 April); $180 for full-priced adult tickets – buy a ticket here.

Main image courtesy of Villepin, image 1 courtesy of Oi!, image 2 courtesy of Soluna Fine Art, image 3 courtesy of Villepin, image 4 courtesy of Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong 2024, image 5 courtesy of Hauser & Wirth Hong Kong, image 6 courtesy of WOAW Gallery.

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