Sweet fif­teen

The Asia Art Archive cel­e­brates its 15th an­niver­sary with the most ex­cit­ing auc­tion gala yet

Hong Kong Tatler - - Concierge -

Prac­tise shoot­ing those hands high in the air be­cause the Asia Art Archive’s an­nual auc­tion gala is set to be a bat­tle­ground this year. Tak­ing place at the China Club on Novem­ber 14, it will fea­ture more than 70 works do­nated by top gal­leries and artists from across the globe. The high­lights in­clude works by Lee Kit, Yoko Ono, Wu­cius Wong, Liu Wei, Zhang Xiao­gang, Wang Dongling, Song Dong and Nobuyoshi Araki. You can see the art­works at a pre­view ex­hi­bi­tion staged in part­ner­ship with Christie’s at The Space on Hol­ly­wood Road from Novem­ber 10-13. The AAA was founded in 2000 to col­lect in­for­ma­tion about Asian con­tem­po­rary art and fa­cil­i­tate pub­lic ac­cess to it. The an­nual event raises over 50 per cent of the or­gan­i­sa­tion’s bud­get each year, mak­ing it the most im­por­tant event on the AAA cal­en­dar.

Mul­ti­me­dia artist Liu Wei’s work UN­TI­TLED, a struc­ture of ir­reg­u­larly shaped mir­rors, calls at­ten­tion to the act of look­ing

on the block Clock­wise from top: Phoenix 2015 Draft by Xu Bing; Un­ti­tled (2015) by Liu Wei; Sarhad 2 (2014) by Nil­ima Sheikh; Paint­ing Flower (2004/2014) by Nobuyoshi Araki; Le An (2014) by Wang Dongling; Fjf Daiei (2006) by Tiffany Chung

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