Close Encounters of the massive kind

“Big is beautiful” has been the principle behind the Encounters section of Art Basel in Hong Kong, and this year’s edition is no exception, with the inclusion of a 60 sq. m origami-like work by the Argentinian artist Marta Chilindron (Cecilia de Torres, 3C29) and a huge suspended installation by Gu Wenda consisting of 188 national flags made of human hair (Hanart TZ Gallery, 3D07).