All posts tagged: Tan Ping

Leo Gallery Presents: Tan Ping at Art Basel Hong Kong

Mar 26 – Apr 30 Leo Gallery Hong Kong is delighted to present Tan Ping’s solo exhibition Seaming and Regenerating: From Zurich to Art Basel Hong Kong, curated by Huang Du. Tan Ping is widely recognised as one of the most influential contemporary artists of his generation and a central figure among Chinese abstract painters. In 2016, Tan was invited to start his Overspreading series at the Helmhaus Zürich museum in Switzerland. He believes that when he creates one of his paintings, it generates a unique, site-specific bond between the work and its environment. He conveys such a powerful connection through a striking visual language: that is, extending his brushstroke beyond the physical boundaries of the canvas, and breaking through onto the wall. He also questions whether or not separating his works from their original context causes uncertainties about their presence. One year later, in 2017, Tan took his investigation into the relationship between his works and their exhibition space a step further by detaching his previous works from the museum and bringing them to Leo Gallery Hong …

SOHO 189 Art Lane Second Anniversary Party

SOHO 189 Art Lane is thrilled to celebrate its second anniversary with an exclusive evening for art enthusiasts. The galleries housed in the eponymous building, Galerie Huit, Leo Gallery, Pearl Lam Galleries SOHO and Puerta Roja, will present exclusive previews including special live performances and unveil new site-specific installations. Since its launch in 2015, SOHO 189 Art Lane has become established as one of the most exciting, diverse art destinations in Hong Kong. Located five minutes’ walk from Central, SOHO 189 Art Lane fuses exhibitions of the highest international standard with the buzz of the eclectic, constantly changing Sheung Wan neighbourhood. With an annual roster of curated shows, internationally recognised artists and programmes of performances, films and art, SOHO 189 Art Lane continues to engage the art community locally and beyond. On this special occasion, the four galleries will present an inspirational, diverse selection of four solo shows by accomplished international artists from China, India and Venezuela. All the works will be showcased in Hong Kong for the first time. Galerie Huit presents the solo …