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LOVE ART AT THE PENINSULA PRESENTS “BRIGHT IDEA”

by Sir Michael Craig-Martin RA, in conversation with Tim Marlow from Britain’s Royal Academy of Arts   Free admission. Online registration is required: ticketflap.com/love-art Monday, 20 March 2017 6.30 – 8 pm  (Doors open at 6pm. Seating is on a first come, first served basis) Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong (MTR Station: HKU Exit C1) The University of Hong Kong’s Department of Fine Arts partners with The Peninsula Hong Kong for what promises to be a fascinating conversation with one of the leading figures of British conceptual art. Both as a hugely influential artist in his own right and as an esteemed teacher, Sir Michael Craig-Martin is celebrated for his time as a tutor at Goldsmiths’ College, University of London, between 1974 and 1988, and between 1994 and 2000, when he taught an emerging generation of artists who went on to become known as the Young British Artists or YBAs. This group included some of the biggest names in contemporary art today – Damien Hirst, Julien Opie, Sarah …