Art Basel in Hong Kong 2019


Art Basel in Hong Kong, Richard Lin and the Met’s World Between Empires

We talk to Marc Spiegler, global director of Art Basel; discuss the forgotten artist Richard Lin; and speak to the curators of a New York exhibition on the ancient Middle East. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Stars Art Group, China's artistic freedom fighters, celebrate 40th anniversary

History repeats for avant-garde Beijing artists reflecting on groundbreaking exhibition and protests in 1979

Do Ho Suh has 2018's most popular contemporary art show, with 1.1 million visitors

Free exhibition of his installations at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC tops our Art's Most Popular survey

Landmark deal between Lacma and mega-collector Budi Tek moves a step closer

The Los Angeles museum's director Michael Govan is in Hong Kong this week to formally sign agreement

In pictures: hanging ghost ships and upside-down architecture at Art Basel in Hong Kong

Curator Alexie Glass-Kantor talks us through her selection of large-scale works at the fair this year

Brisk sales at satellite fair Art Central Hong Kong despite economic downturn

Dealers at harbourfront fair are upbeat about local and international collectors despite a "recent slow market in the region"

Fair share: parity for Asia’s female artists gains ground at Art Basel in Hong Kong

While men still dominate the local market, there are signs of progress towards equality in Hong Kong this week


Shortlist for inaugural Sigg Prize announced

Six artists in line for Uli Sigg’s $64,000 Chinese contemporary art prize

What has sold at Art Basel in Hong Kong?

Early sales reports raise old questions about the process of selling at a fair

Remembering Tiananmen Square in a new age of censorship

It's been 30 years since the event that saw thousands of protestors clamour for democracy in Beijing


'Fingers crossed for China’s art market'

The latest Art Basel and UBS report makes for uncomfortable reading


Five minutes with… Lorraine Kiang Malingue on the Asian art market

Dealer tells us about the challenges of running a space in Shanghai’s West Bund and how the gallery keeps up with the growing competition


Collector's Eye: an interview with Haryanto Adikoesoemo

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why


Liu Xiaodong: an interview with China’s great documentary painter

The artist on portraying ordinary people and travelling the world with a “local spirit”


'Hong Kong is free—on paper'

Certain subjects have become off-limits—but no one knows exactly what can or cannot be discussed

Five minutes with… Brett Gorvy on the Asian art market

Lévy Gorvy launches its Hong Kong space with a group show exploring how nature and tradition have provided comfort in turbulent times


Collector's Eye: an interview with William Zhao

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

Museum visits drop in Taipei as relations sour with China

Taiwanese museum has seen a significant decline in visitors since 2015, our Art's Most Popular research shows

Italy and China team up to fight looting

During president Xi Jinping's visit to Rome, Italy announced that it will return 796 artefacts to China

Self-censorship on the rise as Hong Kong grows closer to China

Artists voice concern for Hong Kong’s artistic landscape amid so-called “mainlandification” of the SAR

David Chipperfield on his design for West Bund Art Museum in Shanghai

The UK architect talks about working in China and the decline of its "funny-shaped" buildings

US-China tension creates buyer’s market in Hong Kong

Despite a burgeoning arts scene in the city, worries persist that the trade war and economic uncertainty could affect business at Art Basel in Hong Kong

Six exhibitions to see during Art Basel in Hong Kong

Escape fairtigue with gallery shows across the city, from Mary Corse and Louise Bourgeois to Tishan Hsu and Richard Lin

Overlooked, but not forgotten: Tishan Hsu presents first solo gallery show in over 20 years

His most recent works are on display at the gallery’s Grand Marine Center venue, while earlier pieces are on view at its stand at Art Basel Hong Kong

Society’s veiled gender violence laid bare in Hong Kong exhibition

This graphic show in the former police station Tai Kwun comes with age restrictions

Street artfeature

KAWS célèbre: street artist's first survey—and huge inflatable—make waves in Hong Kong

KAWS, aka Brian Donnelly, is now firmly in the mainstream art world

Collector Qiao Zhibing's delayed Tank Shanghai museum opens on West Bund waterfront

The reborn oil tanks host shows by teamLab, Adrián Villar Rojas and assorted Chinese artists

My Hong Kong: insiders reveal what to see in the city—and where to wind down—during Art Basel

Yang Yeung, William Zhao, Evan Chow, Tung Wing Hong and Samson Young give us their top tips for a hectic week