Art Basel Hong Kong: Highlights

Under the directorship of Adeline Ooi, the third edition of Art Basel Hong Kong gathers 233 of the world’s leading contemporary art galleries - half from Asia and Asia-Pacific - in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).

The fair comprises six sectors: Galleries, Insights, Discoveries, Encounters, Film and Magazines and together they display a wide range of works including painting, sculpture, photography, video and institutional-scale pieces. Art Basel Hong Kong is open to the public from 15-17 March 2015. 

ArtworldNow's Hong Kong contributor Serene Fu selects her favourite works and gallery booths.


Tallur L.N. (India), Chromatophobia, 2010
Wood, bronze, coins, Approx. 500 x 200 x 300 cm
Exhibitor: Arario Gallery

Tallur L.N. (India), detail Chromatophobia, 2010

Samanta Batra Mehta (India), The wall of objects and other indestructible, 2015
Vintage wooden objects, porcelain dolls, shoe molds, paper decoupage, Approx. 203 x 50 cm
Exhibitor: Shrine Empire

SeungJoo Kim (Korea), Ruler, 2012
Wood, mother of pearl, Dimensions variable
Exhibitor: Leeahn Gallery

João Vasco Paiva (Portugal/Hong Kong), Mausoleum, 2015
Acrylic on stone resin blocks on galvanised steel structures, 559 x 341 x 341 cm
Exhibitor: Blindspot Gallery

Allen Jones (UK), Showtime, 2008
Glass, reinforce composite leather
Exhibitor: Galerie Gmurzynska

Wang Keping (China/France), Les Spectateurs (Man and Woman), 1999
(Woman) 320 x 128 x 85 cm and (Man) 340 x 100 x 90 cm
Exhibitor: 10 Chancery Lane Gallery

Luo Jr-shin (Taiwan), Afternoon, 2013
Glass, rug, egg yolk, string, tissue box

 Exhibitor: Michael Ku Gallery

Hiromi Tango (Japan), Now, 2015
Neon and textile component, 94 x 98.5 x 27 cm
Exhibitor: Sullivan + Strumpf

Yoshimoto Nara (Japan), Setsuko the Cat, 2012
Bronze, 149 x 133 x 125 cm
Exhibitor: Blum & Poe Gallery

Cao Fei (China), Nu Project, 2007
Tent, 500 x 600 cm
Exhibitor: Vitamin Creative Space

Cao Fei (China), Same Old, Same New, 2015
Outdoors video installation at Hong Kong's 490 metre (height) ICC building


Gallery Ihn

Air de Paris

Kerlin Gallery

Almine Rech Gallery

Beijing Art Now Gallery


Galerie Perrotin

James Cohan Gallery

Stuart Shave/Modern Art