10 November, 2022
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Must-See Hong Kong Art Exhibitions

10 November, 2022
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Looking for your next culture fix? Here are the newest must-see Hong Kong art exhibitions on view this month, including large-scale immersive media art shows and the first-ever special exhibition at M+.

Why not make the rounds at the galleries in town and treat yourself to one of the many, many stunning Hong Kong artworks and shows on view? Featuring everything from archival materials and collages to immersive installations, technically ambitious sculptures and historical and contemporary cheongsam designs — here’s our pick of the best new art exhibitions to see this November 2022!

Editor’s Note: The situation in Hong Kong regarding closures and social distancing restrictions is constantly evolving. It’s a good idea to check with the gallery to see if booking an appointment is required before you visit.

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ART HONG KONG

From Bauhinia Culture Group, international arts and culture gala ART HONG KONG is on for just four days — featuring a large-scale art exhibition, a series of forums, an array of workshops plus masterclasses and educational guided tours. This is your chance to get up and personal with works from grand Chinese masters (on loan from prestigious arts and cultural organisations and institutions!) as well as contemporary Chinese artists

When: Until Saturday, 19 November, 10am to 7pm
Where: Hall 5G at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry


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BID FAREWELL

This solo showcase at SHOUT Art Hub and Gallery is the Szabotage’s largest exhibition of works to date. With over 40 pieces of artworks from previous collections, BID FAREWELL is the artist’s finale — his last gift to the city before moving on to new adventures.

When: Until Wednesday, 23 November, 11am to 8pm
Where: SHOUT Art Hub and Gallery, Shop 109-112, 1/F, Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
H
ow much: Free entry

Read More: Your Ultimate Guide To Art Galleries In Hong Kong


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The Sensitive Body

Lulu Ngie’s first solo exhibition since 2019, “The Sensitive Body” showcases old and new oil and ink works, exploring the body as a vessel for emotions and sensibilities — looking at states of inward meditation and outward experiences.

When: Until Saturday, 26 November. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 6pm.
Where: Gallery Exit, 3/F, Blue Box Factory Building, 25 Hing Wo Street, Tin Wan, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
H
ow much: Free entry


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My Hong Kong, 我城 (Part II)

Presented by Boogie Woogie Photography & PhotogStory, the group exhibition “My Hong Kong, 我城 (Part II)” is about our beloved city and all the stories it has to tell — comprising artworks from 12 local and international photographers.

When: Until Sunday, 27 November
Where: The Loft, 8/F, E Wah Factory Building, 56-60 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry


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In Dialogue with Nature

Brenda Hong’s solo exhibition “In Dialogue with Nature” looks at landscapes as odes to nature, repositioning them outside of open panoramic views and instead, displaying detailed inked, collaged and colour on paper close-ups.

When: Until Wednesday, 30 November. Open Tuesday to Friday, 11am to 7pm, and Saturday, 12pm to 5pm.
Where: Galerie Koo, 7/F, Vogue Building, 67 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
H
ow much: Free entry


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Roll Call: 1st Edition

Odds and Ends presents its very first edition of Roll Call: a recurring group exhibition that showcases artworks by current gallery artists and introduces newly-joined artists. This edition includes Ann Wong, Corn Shuk Mei Ho, Ghost Mountain Field, Jeff Tung, Jonathan Jay Lee, JUM, Lewis Lau, Peter Chan, Peter Yuill and Sammi Mak.

When: Until Saturday, 3 December. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 12pm to 7pm
Where: Odds and Ends, Block B, H307, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry


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AURA

Presented by Perrotin Hong Kong, “AURA” is the second solo exhibition by Jens Fänge in Hong Kong since 2017, featuring a body of new surrealist paintings that continue to explore relations between people and architecture.

When: Until Saturday, 10 December. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 7pm.
Where: Perrotin Hong Kong, 807, K11 ATELIER Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
H
ow much: Free entry


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here nor there

A solo exhibition of new work by Amanda Valdez, “here nor there” at Denny Dimin Gallery explores the gendered histories behind materiality and abstraction, with bold abstract paintings that combine oil stick, gouache, acrylic, embroidery and weaving.

When: Until Friday, 23 December. Open Wednesday to Saturday, 12pm to 6pm.
Where: Denny Dimin Gallery, Unit 612, 6/F, Remex Centre, 42 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
How much:
Free entry


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An Alluring Inheritance of Beauty: Chinese Cheongsam

Hong Kong Design Institute’s Fashion Archive is putting the timeless cheongsam front and centre, showcasing over 40 historical and contemporary designs from the China National Silk Museum, contemporary fashion designers, celebrities, students and Hong Kong traditional Shanghai-style cheongsam master tailor Mr. Yan Ka-ma.

When: Until Tuesday, 27 December. Open Monday to Friday, 10am to 2pm and 2pm to 5pm
Where: A707, Fashion Archive Hong Kong Design Institute, 3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories, Hong Kong (Tiu King Leng MTR Station Exit A2)
H
ow much: Free entry — get a ticket here


En Voyage with Claude Monet

The first-ever immersive experience of Claude Monet in Hong Kong, “En Voyage with Claude Monet” is a 360 degrees sound and light show bringing to life some 200(!) artworks from the master impressionist. Journey through time as you learn about Monet’s life and travels. And don’t miss a special Virtual Reality tour of Monet’s house in Giverny!

When: Until Saturday, 15 January, 2023.
Where: Cultural Plaza (next to Xiqu Centre), 88 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
H
ow much: $288 for a single 45-minute experience — buy a ticket now

Read More: The Sassy Edit – What’s New In Hong Kong This November


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Gender & Space

Revisiting the history of the heritage site, Tai Kwun’s “Gender & Space” exhibition looks at the underrepresentation of women in the gendered spaces of the Central Police Station compound, sharing stories and experiences from 1841 to 1941 of those so often overlooked.

When: Until Saturday, 15 January, 2023, 11am to 7pm
Where: Duplex Studio, LG1/F & LG2/F, Block 01, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry


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Realism Art • Food

“Realism Art • Food” presents 44 realistic paintings about our most common shared lived experience — daily meals. The group exhibition features six outstanding artists from different generations and backgrounds: Liang Chin-Chia, Ouyang Guo-Jian, Huang Kuen-Po, Li Cheng-Guei, Wu Chun Yin Aries and Steven Tang.

When: Until Sunday, 29 January, 2023. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 11am to 7pm.
Where: Artspace K, G105–106, The Repulse Bay Arcade, 109 Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
H
ow much: Free entry

Read More: Where To Buy Affordable Hong Kong-Themed Wall Art & Prints


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Absolute Blue: BUAISOU Works with Japanese Natural Indigo

Hosted by the CHAT (Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile), this is the first comprehensive exhibition to introduce the works by BUAISOU — a young craft collective working with Japanese natural indigo. “Absolute Blue: BUAISOU Works with Japanese Natural Indigo” features immersive installations of the collective’s works and its unique farm-to-closet practices and innovative techniques.

When: Until Sunday, 5 February, 2023. Open Monday and Wednesday to Sunday, 11am to 7pm.
Where: CHAT, The Mills, 45 Pak Tin Par Street, Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry


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Mike Kelley: Subharmonic Tangerine Abyss

Presented by Hauser & Wirth Hong Kong, “Mike Kelley: Subharmonic Tangerine Abyss” focuses on the late Los Angeles-based artist’s most notable later series: Kandors. Works include technically ambitious sculptures, lenticulars and three distinct kinds of videos.

When: Until Saturday, 25 February, 2023. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 7pm.
Where: Hauser & Wirth Hong Kong, 15-16/F, H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
H
ow much: Free entry


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Yayoi Kusama: 1945 to Now*

After one whole year of free public programmes, M+ is celebrating its anniversary with the museum’s first Special Exhibition“Yayoi Kusama: 1945 to Now”, a huge (and boasting itself to be the largest outside in Asia outside of Japan!) retrospective of renowned artist Yayoi Kusama. Works range from paintings to installations, archival materials and more from the beginning of Kusama’s career to now, including three brand-new pieces.

When: Until Sunday, 14 May, 2023. Open Tuesday to Thursday, 10am to 6pm, Friday, 10am to 10pm, Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 6pm.
Where: M+, 38 Museum Drive, West Kowloon Cultural District, Kowloon, Hong Kong
H
ow much: $240 for admission to the special exhibition, includes access to all galleries — buy a ticket now


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Patternways: Visualising Hong Kong in Transition

The D. H. Chen Foundation Gallery’s new thematic display showcases significant patterns once found in Hong Kong’s department store wrapping paper, transnational woven silks, designer woolen knits and lesser-known vibrant and historically rich wax printed fabrics.

When: Until the end of 2023. Open Monday and Wednesday to Sunday, 11am to 7pm.
Where:
CHAT, The Mills, 45 Pak Tin Par Street, Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong
H
ow much: Free entry


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Memories of Our Days

The new permanent exhibition at the Heritage of Mei Ho House (HMHH) Museum, “Memories of Our Days” has reopened after nearly a year of renovation. A beautiful look at Hong Kong’s history, starting in the 1950s up to the modern day, walk through brand-new installations and immersive interactive experiences to learn more about the history of Shek Kip Mei, the city’s housing policies and everyday life in the past.

Where: Heritage of Mei Ho House (HMHH) Museum, G/F, YHA Mei Ho House Youth Hostel, Block 41, Shek Kip Mei Estate, 70 Berwick Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon, Hong Kong
H
ow much: Free entry

Read More: 7 Historic Revitalised Buildings In Hong Kong


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Echoes

Hosted by Young Soy Gallery, “Echoes” is a solo show by Hong Kong-Canadian artist Peter Yuill featuring a new body of work channeling scientific, existential and spiritual energies — circular forms visually reminiscent of wavelengths that invite us to ponder the layers of line and form

When: Thursday, 17 November to Monday, 5 December 2022
Where:
 Kong Art Space, G/F, 3 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong
H
ow much: Free entry


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The Secret Cabinet

Presented by The Stroll gallery, “The Secret Cabinet” promises to be the largest Korean contemporary art exhibition in Hong Kong to date — featuring around 30 works by a group of nine young Korean contemporary artists. Artists include Ahra Kim, Chansong Kim, Doyu Hwang, Lee Na, Jieun Kim, Jiyeon Kim, Juhyun Kim, Yeonhong Kim and Yunzo Paek.

When: Friday, 18 November 2022 to Thursday, 12 January 2023. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 7pm.
Where: The Stroll gallery, Unit 504, 5/F, Vanta Industrial Centre, Tai Lin Pai Road, Kwai Chung, New Territories, Hong Kong
H
ow much: Free entry


new art shows photography exhibitions hong kong lifestyle november 2022 more than a label i was i am i will be mind hk

More Than A Label: I was, I am, I will be

Mind HK presents a brand-new public exhibition “More Than A Label: I was, I am, I will be” focusing on self-reflection and learnings from recovery journeys. The mental health-focused organisation’s ambassadors will share thoughts and feelings on past experiences, challenges and how they’re focusing on greater empathy, resilience, and strength.

When: Monday, 21 November, 2:30pm to 6pm, Tuesday, 22 November, 11am to 5pm, Wednesday, 23 to Sunday, 27, November, 11am to 7:30pm, and Monday, 28 November, 2022, 11am to 3pm; Evening Sharing Event on Thursday, 24 November, 7pm to 8pm
Where: Shop No. 5, G/F, Sun Fung Mansion, 52-60 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry


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The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong’s “#LMOReconnects: HERE AND BEYOND” Art Showcase

The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is hosting an exclusive art showcase that will take place across guestrooms on the hotel’s 8th floor. Experience artworks from talented local and international artists, from 13 unconventional, contemporary galleries.

When: Thursday, 24 to Saturday, 26 November, 2022, 11am to 8pm
Where: The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry upon registration — RSVP here


Ongoing Hong Kong Art Exhibitions

Behind Your Eyelid — Pipilotti Rist

Taking over Tai Kwun Contemporary’s galleries and beyond, “Behind Your Eyelid” features internationally-renowned Swiss media artist Pipilotti Rist and her signature installations immersive, sensual and insightful pieces that promise to wrap you in sounds, colours and moving images.

When: Until Sunday, 27 November 2022. Open Sunday to Thursday, 10am to 8pm, and Friday to Saturday, 11am to 9pm. Closed on Mondays.
Where: Site-wide at Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: On-site, $95; Online, $88 — buy a ticket here


Fantasy Garden

Presented by Sin Sin Fine Art, this solo exhibition by Dwi Setianto — an artist originally from Malang, East Java in Indonesia who then moved to Finland in 1996 to pursue arts — explores a “Fantasy Garden” with playful depictions of linear characters and botanical figures. Inspired by greenery and nature, expect free play of colour and asymmetrical shapes and an interpolation of the artist’s own personal habits and experiences.

When: Until Wednesday, 30 November. Open Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 6:30pm, and Saturday, 12pm to 6:30pm
Where: Sin Sin Fine Art, Unit 4A, Kin Teck Industrial Building, 26 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
H
ow much: Free entry


stuck in neutral

Head Southside for stuck in neutral, the second solo exhibition of Ena Swansea to be held at Ben Brown Fine Arts’ Hong Kong gallery. Explore a group of vibrant and imaginative new paintings from the New York-based artist, with large-scale pieces you can almost step into and works that showcase everything from snow-covered fields to roiling ocean waves and autumnal forests. The name itself refers to a slippery transition from a global pandemic into a simpler modern-day — promising to make you ponder time and memory.

When: Until Wednesday, 30 November 2022. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 7pm.
Where: Ben Brown Fine Arts Hong Kong, 201, 2/F, The Factory, 1 Yip Fat Street, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
H
ow much: Free entry


The Loss of Human Face?

With 20 works by great masters of art, this ongoing group exhibition explores the significance of human faces as seen through Francis Bacon, Adrian Ghenie, Zeng Fanzhi, George Condo, and Yukimasa Ida. Distorted subjects, depicted social tensions and anxieties, rage, passion, and thickly painted canvases — this one is provoking and really worth a stop.

When: Until Wednesday, 30 November 2022. Open by appointment only — contact the gallery here.
Where: Villepin, 53-55 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry


Finding Animals: 20th-Century Chinese Paintings from the Yitao Collection

Featuring nearly 40 paintings by 10 Chinese painters of the 20th century selected from the Yitao Collection, this exhibition includes greats like Qi Baishi, Gao Qifeng, Xu Beihong, Ding Yanyong, and Li Keran — showcasing interpretations and presentations of animals. Both traditional ink brushwork and more contemporary techniques are used, bringing a sense of three-dimensionality, perspective, and a vibrant colour palette that is more common in Western paintings!

When: Until Thursday, 22 December 2022. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 6pm.
Where: Sun Museum, 4/F, SML Tower, 165 Hoi Bun Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
H
ow much: Free entry


ARTE MUSEUM’s ARTE M

Special exhibition ARTE M showcases selected highlights from ARTE MUSEUM — an immersive media art exhibition space by Korean digital design company and “art tech factory” d’strict. Seen by 3.2 million people in Korea, head to K11 HACC in K11 ATELIER KING’S ROAD, over 9,000 sq ft. of distinct concepts and media artworks reinterpreting elements and spaces of nature. Buy a ticket in advance — spaces are limited and almost guaranteed to run out!

When: Until Saturday, 30 April 2023
Where: K11 HACC, 2F, K11 ATELIER King’s Road, 728 King’s Road, Tsat Tsz Mui, North Point, Hong Kong
H
ow much: $128 for adults on weekdays, $148 for adults on weekends and public holidays — buy a ticket now


Main image courtesy and image 14 courtesy of Yayoi Kusama, Ota Fine Arts, Victoria Miro, David Zwirner and M+, image 1 courtesy of Bauhinia Culture Group, image 2 courtesy of Sakina Abidi for Sassy Media Group, image 3 courtesy of Gallery Exit, image 4 courtesy of Boogie Woogie Photography & PhotogStory, image 5 courtesy of Galerie Koo, image 6 courtesy of Odds and Ends, image 7 courtesy of Perrotin and Ringo Cheung, image 8 courtesy of Denny Dimin Gallery, image 9 courtesy of Hong Kong Design Institute’s Fashion Archive, image 10 courtesy of Tai Kwun, image 11 courtesy of Artspace K, image 12 courtesy of BUAISOU and Nishimoto Kyoko, image 13 courtesy of Hauser & Wirth, image 15 courtesy of Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile (CHAT), image 16 courtesy of Heritage of Mei Ho House (HMHH) Museum, image 17 courtesy of Young Soy Gallery, image 18 courtesy of The Stroll Gallery, image 19 courtesy of Mind HK, image 20 courtesy of The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong.

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