Author: MM

Art, Reviews

Art Review: Danh Vo at White Cube Hong Kong

To what extent is the meaning of art the product of its display? For Danh Vo’s latest exhibition at White Cube Hong Kong the answer is entirely. This is the great perversion of conceptual art: it asks the viewer to put meaning into the artwork instead of offering up its own. It is by nature …

Art, Interviews

Artist Marco Brambilla on Sensory Overloads and Video Collages

Creation (2012), the third episode in Marco Brambilla’s Megaplex trilogy, is wonderfully wacky. Hyper-saturated, endlessly looped and three-dimensional, the video collage is a sensory overload of the highest order. Following in the footsteps of the first two works, Civilization (2008) and Evolution (2010), countless characters and props from iconic films twirl, swirl and whirl in …

Art, Interviews

Everything You Need to Know About Fine Art Asia 2016

A week ahead of Fine Art Asia’s opening, we catch up with Co-Chairman and Director, Mr. Calvin Hui, to get the low-down on this year’s edition. Founded over a decade ago, Fine Art Asia has become a staple in fine art enthusiasts’ calendars around the world. Every year, it impresses collectors old and new with …

Art, Interviews

Kevin Abosch: Of Potatoes and Men

Have you ever looked at a potato up close? I mean really close. No? Then you probably have not yet come across the work of conceptual artist Kevin Abosch, whose record-breaking sale of Potato #345 (2010) earned him worldwide attention earlier this year. A pretty mundane-looking potato on a black background, the photograph subtly juggles …

Art

Blinded: Lies and Light by Javier Martin

Before the extended hand, the first thing you notice when meeting Javier Martin is his broad and engaging smile. As we sit down and begin to talk, it is apparent that Martin is a happy man who, despite having arrived from Miami only two days earlier, seems totally unaffected by the long journey, let alone …

Art, Reviews

Last Chance: Purity by Cleon Peterson

The LA-based artist Cleon Peterson’s second solo exhibition in Hong Kong, Purity, was the talk about town last Thursday when it opened at The Space with Over The Influence, a new online gallery and artist management agency founded by Dimitri Lorin. With the mission to promote radical contemporary art worldwide at its core, Over The …

Curating

The 2013 Lumen Prize Exhibition

The 2013 Lumen Prize Exhibition June 10 – 14, 2014 The Space, Hong Kong Exhibition video Curatorial support for the touring exhibition of the 2013 Lumen Prize’s fifty finalists in Hong Kong. That year, the exhibition took place in Cardiff, New York, London, Hong Kong and Brecon. The exhibition included digitally-created works on screens, projectors, …