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Mélisa Taylor Metzger

series Mangatas, 2015

mix-media on wood, 16″ x 12″

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Searching Journeys, a solo exhibition by renowned Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama is currently on display at Simon Lee Gallery until May 7th 2014. The artist is known for his unique approach of out-of-focus and black-and-white snapshots. The exhibition features the development of his earlier vintage photographs towards his recent works.

Image: Moriyama at the opening of the exhibition at Simon Lee Gallery.

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Mélisa Taylor Metzger

series Mangatas, 2015

mix-media on wood, 16″ x 12″ 

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'Korean Rhapsody - A Montage of History and Memory' at Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

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Korean Rhapsody: A Montage of History and Memory’, on view from March 17 through June 5 at Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, showcases the dramatic shifts of Korea’s national identity since 1876. An evocative collection of art and historical documents from the modern era, Korean Rhapsody muses on the influence of history on art while exploring themes of historical consciousness and collective memory.

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Galerie Perrotin Hong Kong is featuring the solo show ‘Mobiles’ by a French artist, Xavier Veilhan, until 6 July. This is his first exhibition to show mobiles exclusively. 

“The balance of each set is not the only element of the work that seems unnatural, but also the way in which each component is like a graphic pattern converting itself into a three-dimensional shape, integrated into reality, despite the laws of physics.” - Xavier Veilhan

For further information, please visit here.

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Last week, there was the media preview for the upcoming exhibition by Zhu Jinshi, Chinese abstraction master, at Pearl Lam Galleries Hong Kong. This beautiful art work ‘Season of Paralyzing Stroke’ is dedicated to his best friend in Berlin, Chinese poet who was exiled from his hometown in 1980s. 
The exhibition will start on this Wednesday. 

For more information, please visit our website artinasia.com .

image © Zhu Jinshi, Pearl Lam Galleries Hong Kong 

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With the theme ‘information, material and energy’, a large scale sculpture 'Manifold’ by Kohei Nawa will be on show permanently at the sculpture square managed by Arario Gallery Cheonan, Korea from 14 June. 
Also, the Manifold documentary exhibition is featuring at the gallery until 7 July. 

For more details about the sculpture, please visit artinasia.com

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Galerie Perrotin Hong Kong presents Sweeet!, a solo exhibition by Japanese artist MR. The exhibition features his new paintings, which incorporates Japanese Manga and young female characters as his core subject.

The artist himself was also at the gallery in the afternoon. He could be found in the centre image, posing with his new painting: Shakotan Love: Virgin Blue.

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55th International Art Exhibition - Venice Biennale is opening tomorrow. There will be national pavilions of Asian countries, including: China, South Korea, Indonesia and Japan. 

This video will be displayed at the Korean Pavilion. Kimsooja, an internationally acclaimed multi-media artist, will present her exhibition ‘To Breathe: Bottari’.

The Korean Pavilion will become a physical and psychological sanctuary, questioning the conditions of civilization in this era.

For more information, please visit the official website of the Korean Pavilion
To see the previous exhibition she has participated, please click here

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In the Hong Kong Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale, Lee Kit will be presenting a solo exhibition, You (you).

You (you.) will display video, performance and sound works, and ready-made objects. This exhibition will reflect on expressions of the daily life, upon combinations of personal and collective significances. 

For more information, please visit the official website and artinasia.com

Image: © Lee Kit
Scratching the table surface,
2006-2011
Acrylic on plywood, ready made objects, photo document and 300 postcards
Dimensions variable

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Art is for All

Although the exciting art week has gone by, for those that have missed it, don’t worry, Hong Kong is still full of art. 

The rubber duck at Harbour City by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, the monumental Pentateuque at the Statue Square in Central by Fabien Mérelle and the beautiful sculpture at Landmark by Yayoi Kusama are still on display for the public. These art works will bring an artistic mind to you. 

For more information about Fabien Mérelle’s exhibition please click here.

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It’s a perfect sunny day to visit Art Basel Hong Kong!
Here is the gallery from Tokyo, ‘Yumiko Chiba Associates’ showing the art works by Yuken Teruya and Takuma Uematsu 

Paper cut work, 'Notice-Forest’ series by Yuken Teruya is to emphasize the relationship between wood and paper using a shopping bag. 
Also, through 'Encounter Sector’, Takuma Uematsu is showing the beautiful installation 'noosphere I’, taking an ecological system in nature as a model. 

To see the previous exhibitions of Yumiko Chiba Associates,
please click here.