Showcasing four decades of Chinese contemporary art… It’s not to be missed.
Art Basel Hong Kong might draw the crowds, but there are some equally cool galleries in the city ready to capture your attention says Hong Kong Fixer Founder David Attali
Odd One Out
This gallery in Wan Chai celebrates the world of print. Run by an artist agency, the gallery cum café on Francis Street promotes this time-honoured craft. You can discover lithographs, screen printing and wood engravings by local and international artists, then leave with one of the artisanal buys that are sold in the boutique.
Sundaram Tagore Gallery
This gallery on Hollywood road showcases works by some of the world’s most well-known photographers. With artists such as Sebastião Salgado, Edward Burtynsky and Annie Leibovitz on their books, you know that you’re not going to be disappointed. Stunning photography.
This independent gallery founded by artists works hard to highlight the local scene. At its base in Cattle Depot it has held more than 100 exhibitions, launched art festivals and has also run an artist-in-residence programme.
Dim sum meets art. This thriving venue nourishes the mind, body and soul with lectures, talks and screenings as well as steaming plates of dim sum. This restaurant meets gallery makes the perfect pit stop after a day at Art Basel.
PERFECT POP UP
This innovative art space in Taikoo Place instantly made an impact with its inaugural show Vivienne Westwood in 2008 and it’s never looked back. At the moment its is showing the M+ Sigg Collection. Comprising works by 50 artists including Ai Weiwei, Fang Lijun and Zhang Xiaogang the exhibition showcases four decades of Chinese contemporary art. Not to be missed.