Hong Kong Gallery Crawl: Teen Sex, Floor Work, and more
ARTINFO selects the best gallery openings in Hong Kong this week:
“Song Yang — Badgirl: Inflatable Ice-Cream” at Artify Gallery
Emerging Chinese artist Song Yang portrays sex and sexiness in watercolors and drawings.
Song Yang — Badgirl: Inflatable Ice-Cream from April 10 to May 28
“Mini Tales: Alexander Zakharov” at AP Contemporary
The Russian contemporary artist is known for his miniature works, as well as lithography and etching. For his first time back in Hong Kong after 20 years, Zakharov brings his latest large mixed media pieces as well as the playful miniature paintings of animal figures that he’s known for.
“Mini Tales: Alexander Zakharov” at AP Contemporary from April 11 to May 15
“Simon Birch: Hooligan” at Ben Brown Fine Arts
Hong Kong artist Simon Birch will show his dramatic paintings of human figures.
“Simon Birch: Hooligan” at Ben Brown Fine Arts from April 11 - May 15
“Larry Clark” at Simon Lee Gallery
Larry Clark is perhaps best known for his portrayal of teen sex, drug use, and other adolescent shenanigans in the movie “Kids” and his photography book “Tulsa.” Simon Lee Gallery Hong Kong is bringing Clark’s photography to Asia for the first time. Exhibited works will be selected from “Tulsa” as well as “Teenage Lust.”
“Barbara Wildenboer: Disjecta Membra” at Amelia Johnson Contemporary
South African artist Barbara Wildenboer’s first solo show in Asia features her multimedia works, mainly consisting of cutting and dissecting printed matter to reconstruct into sculptural pieces.
“Barbara Wildenboer: Disjecta Membra” at Amelia Johnson Contemporary from April 11 - May 18
“Jim Lambie: The Flowers of Romance” at Pearl Lam Gallery
Pearl Lam Gallery Hong Kong will be transformed by Scottish artist Jim Lambie’s “The Strokes.” The large work will cover the whole floor of the gallery with blue and white swirls.
“Jim Lambie: The Flowers of Romance” at Pearl Lam Gallery from April 16 - May 15