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FOR THE COLLECTOR u
For your very own piece of Asian contemporary art, head to Hong Kong this spring where
you can browse and buy some of the best in world art. Presenting 75 galleries from across
the globe, including the UK, France and Spain, the Asia Contemporary Art Show has
become the largest local event after the A rt Basel H on g Kon g. The sho w, which is held
twice a year (a utu mn an d spring), suppor ts H on g Kon g galleries a nd artists, creating
a hub for exhibitors and collectors from Asia and the world. On display (and for potential
pu rchase) are over 200 0 u nique a nd stun n ing work s ranging from origina l paintings, limited
edition s, sculptu res an d photographs.
Asia Conte mp ora ry Art Show, JW Marriott Hotel, Hong Kong, Octobe r 3-6 .
t A LIVING MAN
This 18-chapter wo rk is a resu lt of artist Tar yn
Simon ’s fou r-year ex plo ratio n of bloodlin es
an d their related sto ries. Tar yn’s su bjects span
a wide ran ge of topics an d social relatio ns:
the titula r Indian man whose relatives had
him declared dead in official reco rds to
inherit his fathe r’s lan d; victims of the B osn ia n
Gen ocide, represented by the bo nes used to
iden tify them; a grou p of Ukrainian o rphan s,
u n ited by their lack of discern ible bloodline;
an d labo rato r y-bred rabbits in Australia used
to test the efficacy of a virus designed to
eliminate their invasive presence.
A Living Man Declared Dead and Other
Chapte rs I-XVIII, Ulle ns Cente r for
Conte mporar y Art, Beijing, Septe mbe r
27-January 5, 2014.
t BRUCE LEE: SUPERSTAR
Hong Kong Heritage Museum is honouring
cinema’s fi rst mar tial ar ts hero, B ru ce Lee, in
a fi ve-year ex hibition featuring memo rabilia from
his life and films. The opening of the exhibit marks
the 40th anniversary of the Kung Fu superstar’s
death, an d in cl udes L ee’s icon ic yellow ju mpsuit
(left), n otebook s, poetry an d family photos.
Lee rose to fame in the 60s and 70s for his
action -packed movies, the most famou s being
Enter the Dragon. H e is highly rega rded for
bridging the gap in cin ema between the East
an d the West.
Bruce Lee: Kung Fu – Art – Life, Hong Kong
Heritage Muse um, ongoing.
Evening Primrose by Liu Zhi Yin .
3. Mehic, Bajazit, 16 Sept. 1972–11 July 1995. Mortal remains, International
Commission on Missing Persons, Podrinje Identification Project. Tuzla, Bosnia and
Herzegovina. E xcerpt from Chapter VII, A Livi ng Man Declared Dead and Other
Chapters I-XVIII by Tar y n Simo n .
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