All posts tagged: Hong Kong Museum of Art

Hong Kong Museum of Art (HKMoA)

Savour art at home with virtually@HKMoA Wish to lose yourself in the world of art for an afternoon? The Hong Kong Museum of Art (HKMoA) presents virtually@HKMoA, a platform that makes available a variety of multimedia resources for the public to enjoy art anytime anywhere. It ranges from exhibition pamphlets to audio guides, from documentaries to animations, through which visitors can discover the most exciting stories of our collections. Members of the public can also have free access to the images and information of the four core collections of HKMoA, namely Chinese Antiquities, Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, China Trade Art, and Modern and Hong Kong Art, through our Collection Databank and Google Arts & Culture.  The platform provides a wonderful opportunity for the public to reach outside the four confined walls to enjoy art through a wide range of multimedia resources. As Hong Kong’s custodian of fine art, HKMoA aspires to connect art to people by curating a world of contrasts with the Hong Kong viewpoint, offering refreshing ways of looking at tradition and making art relevant …

Art Upon an Island

Art Upon an Island, an exhibition organised by the Hong Kong Museum of Art, takes place until March 28 in the Exhibition Hall, 1/F, Low Block, Hong Kong City Hall. It features installations that demonstrate the artistic journey of two outstanding Hong Kong artists, taking visitors away from the hustle and bustle of the city to relax by the sea and delight in a thought-provoking experience of nature. As the name suggests, Art Upon an Island takes islands as its theme, with the artists travelling Hong Kong’s outlying islands. Through the art installations, the artists have established connections with visitors, making art part of their daily lives. The exhibition takes place at the same time as Art Basel, and the organisers hope to deepen global understanding of Hong Kong art by introducing alternative arts that audiences from around the world do not often see in the mainstream art market. The exhibition features the works 15.6 Creator Daily by Cheung Chi-wai and 107 No Man Islands by Simon Wan. In 2014 Cheung Chi-wai established Minim, a minimal space at the seaside on …