My Highlights from Art Basel in Hong Kong 2015

Alan Lau
Mar 9, 2015 5:35PM

Based in Hong Kong, Alan Lau is senior partner and Asia Pacific Head of McKinsey Digital at McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. He contributes to local arts projects and publications, and sits on the Asia Pacific Acquisition Committee of the Tate Modern.

My Selection:

Marina Abramović, Levitation of Saint Teresa., 2010, at Lia Rumma

Queen of performance art ascending! 


Cui Jie, Building of Cranes #1, 2014, at Leo Xu Projects

Japanese Metabolism meets communist art. This is an intriguing painting.


Xu Zhen by MadeIn Company, Light Source - Venus at her toilet 光源 – 梳妆的维纳斯, 2013, at Long March Space

This is an in-your-face work from the ambitious artist Xu Zhen.


Sun Xun, The Time Vivarium - 23, 2014, at Sean Kelly Gallery

The world of the Magician Party travels to New York!


John Baldessari, Beethoven’s Trumpet (With Ear), Opus 127, 2007, at Marian Goodman Gallery

This is a striking sculpture. I expect it to be one of the most Instagrammed images of Art Basel in Hong Kong this year.


Xu Bing 徐冰, Art for the People, 1999, at Eslite Gallery

This is one of the most iconic works from the best Chinese artist of our generation.


Trevor Yeung, Green Hammock, 2015, at Blindspot Gallery

Yeung is one of the most exciting young artists in Hong Kong!


Li Shurui 李姝睿, Homemade Series No. 7, 2015, at Aike-Dellarco

Li Shurui is a young artist to watch.


Lee Kit 李杰, “It was Tom”, 2014, at Aike-Dellarco

This is an exciting new direction from Lee Kit.


Rirkrit Tiravanija, Rirkrit Tiravanija’s cooking and demonstration drawing, at 100 Tonson Gallery

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