Our Highlights from Art Basel in Hong Kong 2015
Alia Al-Senussi and Abdullah AlTurki are co-curators with Gregor Muir of the “Duddell’s Presents: ICA Off-Site: Hong Kongese.” Al-Senussi is VIP Relations Middle East for Art Basel and Chair of the Tate Young Patrons, AlTurki is a founding member of the Saudi Art Council, and they both contribute to a number of arts organizations worldwide.
An examination of this language reveals not Mandarin but English. Xu Bing perplexes viewers with what they know and illuminates what they don’t.
Gupta’s thoughtful dissection of boundaries makes her stand out. She embraces the idea of dichotomy as well as interaction.
Gupta makes the everyday sublime and infuses the raucous Indian street into his surprising works.
Curry’s sculptures are interesting in terms of the shapes and the forms he creates with both wooden and metal materials. These vibrant colors are visually appealing and intriguing.
Abdullah has been following his work for quite some time, as the sanded paintings have developed over the past few years. We think everyone should have a Markus Amm, they are beautiful, small treasures.
“Duddell’s Presents: ICA Off-Site ‘Hong-Kongese’” is on view at Duddell’s, Hong Kong, Mar. 12–Jun. 22, 2015.