Art Basel Hong Kong 2019: A Closer Look at Works by Takashi Murakami, Virgil Abloh & More

Including Wolfgang Tillmans’ raw portraits, Picasso’s historic paintings, and Hajime Sorayama’s towering sculptures.

Arts  
8,332 Hypes 5 Comments

Art Basel Hong Kong continues to prove itself as a breeding ground for art enthusiasts and collectors from all over Asia as it enters its seventh year. Curated by some of the world’s leading art galleries, a variety of works ranging from paintings to photographs, sculptures, installations, and films were spread across two floors of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Catering to consumers of classical and contemporary art, this year’s highlights were multidimensional pieces by the most prolific artists of the last century. Notable works include Egon Schiele’s Portrait of Carl Reininghaus, KAWS’ TO BE TITLED, Pablo Picasso’s Femme Assise Dans Un Fauteuil, Heji Shin’s KW9, Andy Warhol’s Dollar Sign, Jeff Koons’ Gazing Ball (Klimt Kiss), Keith Haring’s Untitled, Hajime Sorayama‘s Sexy Robot_Walking_Bronze sculpture, Jean Michel-Basquiat’s Ape, Takashi Murakami and Virgil Abloh’s Golden Arrows Flower wall installation as well as select photographs by Wolfgang Tillmans.

Take a look at some of the standout pieces on display at Art Basel Hong Kong 2019.

In related news, check out the new KAWS “ALONG THE WAY” exhibition running until April 14.

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Expo Dr, Wan Chai
Hong Kong

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Reese Cooper Releases "Falling" SS19 Editorial
Fashion

Reese Cooper Releases "Falling" SS19 Editorial

Art directed and shot by the young designer.

Needles Swathes Viberg's Hiker & Roper Boots in Earthy Premium Suede for SS19
Footwear

Needles Swathes Viberg's Hiker & Roper Boots in Earthy Premium Suede for SS19

The most luxurious hiking choice.

Sony Launches Wena Smart Watch Strap Internationally
Fashion

Sony Launches Wena Smart Watch Strap Internationally

Full smartwatch capabilities inside a strap.


Acne Studios Spotlights Surfer & Artist Robin Kegel in T-Shirt Capsule Collection
Fashion

Acne Studios Spotlights Surfer & Artist Robin Kegel in T-Shirt Capsule Collection

Featuring images from his personal collection.

Drake's Tour Stops in London in This Week's UK Events Roundup
Events  

Drake's Tour Stops in London in This Week's UK Events Roundup

All the best music, art and fashion events from March 29-April 4.

Nicholas Daley Dips Into the Tricker's Archive for SS19
Footwear

Nicholas Daley Dips Into the Tricker's Archive for SS19

Reggae influences meet heritage footwear.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Receive the latest in Footwear, Fashion, Music and Creativity in our newsletters.

By Subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.