Inventing le Louvre: From Palace to Museum over 800 Years
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 – Monday, July 24, 2017
This exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum presents a selection of masterworks from the renowned Louvre Museum in Paris. Through paintings, sculptures, ceramics, and more, the exhibition illustrates the history and richness of the Louvre through different periods, from its origins in the royal collection of François I to the intellectual movements that shaped the museum in subsequent periods.
Composing Stories with Fragments of Time
Thursday, June 29, 2017 – Saturday, August 12, 2017
The Karin Weber Gallery presents the work of eight influential Hong Kong artists: Kurt Chan, Luke Ching, Elva Lai, Lau Chi Chung, Carmen Ng, Angela Su, Annie Wan, and Francis Yu. A letter written by an anonymous Hong Kong emigrant to Australia in anticipation of Hong Kong’s 1997 return to Chinese rule serves as the inspiration and common thread between all eight works, which encompass video, ink calligraphy, photography and more.
The Stars, the Silver Screen and the Period Wardrobe
Sunday, April 21, 2017 – Sunday, August 8, 2017
Presented by the Hong Kong Film Archive, this exhibition is an insightful overview of Chinese period movies produced from the 1950s to the 2000s. In a rare confluence of film, fashion, and history, 18 intricate and breathtaking period costumes will be on display, including costumes worn by Andy Lau and Takeshi Kaneshiro in House of Flying Daggers (2004), Anita Mui in Justice, My Foot! (1992), Jet Li in Hero (2002) and more.
Centrifugal Force: The Art Field of Wong Chung-yu
Saturday, June 10, 2017 – Saturday, July 15, 2017
Head to the Hanart TZ Gallery, a specialist in contemporary Chinese art, for a solo exhibition by emerging Hong Kong artist Wong Chung-yu. Wong is one of the most exciting young faces in Hong Kong’s art scene. The diverse works in this exhibition, which date from 2003 to 2017, range from Chinese ink paintings to digital animations and installations.
Confluence • 20+
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 –Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Presented by the Hong Kong Design Centre, this multidisciplinary exhibition debuted at Milan Design Week in spring of 2017 and is finally accessible to Hongkongers at the Hong Kong City Hall. Showcasing twenty design projects that together shed a spotlight on Hong Kong’s ever-evolving creative industries, the exhibition’s participants include some of Hong Kong’s most influential design talents, including fashion designer Lulu Cheng, contemporary artist Kingsley Ng and visual and design artist Stanley Wong.