Davidoff Humidor Limited edition by French marquetry artist Rose Saneuil. Cigar tobacco leaves from the region of Damajagua used for the first time in marquetry to create a limited edition of only 20 unique masterpieces specially shown at Art Basel Hong Kong. http://www.davidoffartinitiative.com
Argentinian artist Rikrit Tiravanija’s maze is build of traditional bamboo scaffolding where the visitors encounter five 3D bonsai trees conceptualizing the dialogue between the matter and the living form. Presented at Art Basel Hong Kong by Neugerriemschneider Gallery. https://www.artbasel.com/hong-kong
Author Dr.Clare McAndrew presents at Art Basel Hong Kong ‘The Art Market 2017 ‘ aiming to set a new benchmark for art market analysis. The report is an independent and objective study that analyses the global art market by looking at its different segments such as gallery business, auction houses, changing patterns of global wealth and art […]
Inspired by the Indian stones, this ‘Deductible Object’ is painted in typical Korean colours. The cosmic egg implies the birth of totality using mirrors and light as a wrapping. The Kimsooja installation was presented by Gallery Kukje/Tina Kim at Encounters Art Basel Hong Kong. https://www.artbasel.com/hong-kong
‘Not a Shield, but a Weapon‘ is an installation of 180 high-end handbags evoking the effects of the trade liberation in the Philippines. Pio Abad proposes a link between Margaret Thatcher’s legacy and the history of Marikina,Philippines where the handbags were produced. Margaret Thatcher’s Asprey handbag was featured in 1985 while she was walking alongside […]
At Encounters Art Basel Hong Kong, artist Shen Shaomin takes us to a hypothetical meeting of the most significant Communist leaders in history: Lenin, Mao, Kim II Sung, Ho Chi Minh and Fidel Castro. While the others are all in coffins, Fidel Castro lies faintly breathing and speechless. At times of economic crisis, what values work? […]
Audemars Piguet was founded in 1875 in the swiss region of Le Brassus. Since then, there has been an exploration in connections between the worlds of arts and crafts in an dream to combine artistic talent and technical mastery. The Audemars Piguet’s timepieces are creative and innovative like the contemporary artworks selected by its Art Commission. https://www.audemarspiguet.com/en/experience/
‘Dear Basketball’ is an emotional and beautiful short animated movie inspired by Kobe Bryant’s poem. Directed by veteran animation director Glen Keane and with the wonderful music of legendary composer John Williams. The Animated Shorts are curated by Whoopi G at the Tribeca Film Festival.