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Art Basel Hong Kong returns to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center this week, live with a hybrid format from May 19—23.
May 19, 2021 - May 23, 2021
Art Basel Hong Kong returns to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center this week, live with a hybrid format from May 19—23. This ninth edition of the fair will see the introduction of a new virtual initiative, Art Basel Live, along with presentations by 104 galleries from 23 countries and programming across the Insights and Discoveries sectors. The fair also features a total of 56 satellite booths across all sectors in support of galleries unable to travel.
With a total of 86 presenters in the main galleries sector, visitors can expect presentations across areas of painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, video, installation, and more, including highlights like a show of first generational experimental art from Korea by Arario Gallery, Vitamin Creative Space’s exhibition of Firenze Lai, Harold Ancart presented by Clearing, works by Elizabeth Glaessner shown by P.P.O.W., and a presentation from first-time participant Karma.
Encompassed in the Insights sector—highlighting the modern art history of Asia and Asia-Pacific—fairgoers will find presentations by 10 galleries including Leo Gallery, Gallery Baton, Morita Shiryū, Asia Art Center, and Nukaga Gallery. And focused on solo shows by emerging artists, Discoveries will include 8 presentations like paintings by Greg Ito shown by first-time participant Anat Ebgi, work by Liu Ren presented by Don Gallery, and Vanguard Gallery’s multimedia installation from Zhu Changquan.