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Lionel Smit

Lionel Smit : Establishing a relationship between Painting and sculpture Lionel Smit born in South Africa lives and works in Cape town. He first began his art in sculpture, with his father, sculptor Anton Smit being his main influence. When he discovered paint, it progressively converted into his preferred medium. Even so, He continued to […]

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Hong Kong Art Basel 2014

Hong Kong becomes an exhilarating citywide art carnival this week with the arrival of Art Basel – the premier international art fair. Galleries, curators, artists and art lovers will all be gathering at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from May 15-18 to see and to celebrate the world’s preeminent 20th and 21th […]

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Marie-Danielle LeBlanc: Alluring Landscapes

LeBlanc’s work is expressive. Her paintings focus on the aesthetics of the natural world, and her introspective processes develop into poetic and impassioned landscapes. I was enraptured by the delicate strokes and the way she captured natural energies. Through the veils of layered resin, the lustre of nature is captured by allowing a visceral response to […]

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Are you ready for Affordable Art Fair 2014?

Buying art can be intimidating. So often new buyers wanting to start a collection confront myriad of questions and concerns such as, “What should I be looking for when I buy a piece of art?” “Should I buy it based on the reputation of the artist?” Or should I focus on what moves me?” “Am […]

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Do I Live Fashion?

Carmen Chan is a jewelry designer based in Hong Kong, her adage being “where sophistication meets over-the-top creativity”. She creates beautifully adorned jewelry, encompassing intrepid individuality not only in panache, but also in distinct personality. As one of the masterminds – and not to mention, one of the fashion icons of Hong Kong – behind #ILiveFashion, Carmen Chan explains […]


 
 

 
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Ju Ming HK Exhibition

I thoroughly enjoyed the Hong Kong Art Museum’s Ju Ming exhibition. Ju Ming is a Taiwanese sculptor who attained fame in Taiwan in the 1970s, and in New York in 1983. Ju Ming was trained as a woodcarver. He developed his skil...
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Converse Open Studio

On four equally spread out wooden tables were cans of paint, pens, sketchbooks, notebooks, scraps of paper, drawings, juice boxes, brushes–belongings that distinguished each artist from one another. The Converse Open Studio f...
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Reflecting on HK Art Basel 2014

From curators to students to artists to critics, all corners of the halls were filled with people who had a certain attraction to visual imagery; you could see their eyes widen, pupils dilate, and mouth hang open at the grand s...
by Joy Lee
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