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2013-04-25

Hong Kong Arts Centre 1st Annual Collectors’ Contemporary Collaboration–May Dialogues

Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre
Exhibition Period: From 18 May until 30 May 2013


In celebration of the 【Hong Kong Arts Centre】’s (HKAC) 35th anniversary, a series of programmes has been presented since October last year. During this coming May, HKAC will showcase an inaugural exhibition on the private collections of local art collectors, entitled Hong Kong Arts Centre 1st Annual Collectors’ Contemporary Collaboration – May Dialogues.
Curated by the internationally renowned Johnson Chang, this “May Dialogues” exhibition receives generous support from several local art collectors to display their collection highlights. The collectors’ vision and taste of art can be explored through some of their collection themes -- “The Painterly Stroke”, “My home, My art” and “Homage”, etc. Selected artworks include painting, ink art and video art by international, regional and local renowned artist, audience will not only have the chance to closely observe those masterpieces and some of them are only shown for the first time in Hong Kong, but also to discover the limitless creativity of contemporary artists. To enhance viewers’ understanding of these private art collections, HKAC creates a unique platform for public viewing of this private collection and the multiple perspectives of contemporary arts,  and provokes dialogues among fellow art lovers….

Featured artists include:
USA: Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Neil Jenney
UK: Rob and Nick Carter Richard Hamilton, John Stewart, Michael Whittle 
Italy: Willy Verginer
Canada: Douglas Coupland, Graham Gillmore, Jeff Wall
China: Fang Li Jun, Liu Dahong, Zhan Wang 
Hong Kong: Caroline Chiu, Chow Chun Fai, Lee Kit, Cissy Pao, Tony Wong, Wai Pong Yu, Wong Wai Yin
Taiwan: Yu Cheng Ta 
Japan: Chim↑Pom, Yuichi Higashionna, Ryozo Kato and
South Korea: Yoo Seung Ho

Exhibition Information
Presenter: Hong Kong Arts Centre
Date & Time: 18/05/2013 – 30/05/2013  10am – 8pm 
Venue: Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre (2 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong)
Free Admission




Annie Ho (Marketing & Development Director) 
Phone: 852- 2824 5306 / 852- 9481 8706             
E-mail: aho@hkac.org.hk