Art Basel Announces Key Highlights Of Its Upcoming Hong Kong Show In 2024
Check out the main attractions to see in the new Art Basel Hong Kong
Art Basel Hong Kong’s programming will further deepen the show’s strong dialogue with its host city and region. Presenting a kaleidoscope of projects both at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) and beyond Encounters, the curated sector dedicated to large-scale projects, will comprise 16 artworks, 11 of which were made especially for the fair.
As part of the sector, an off-site installation by celebrated Australian artist Daniel Boyd will be on view at Pacific Place. Supported by Swire Properties, Official Partner of off-site Encounters Kabinett, the sector featuring thematic presentations within participating galleries’ booths, will comprise 33 projects, the highest number in the fair’s history.
Moreover, with a strong emphasis on historical and contemporary solo presentations from Asia Free to the public, the Conversations and Film programs will both take place in a dedicated auditorium at the HKCEC, offering audiences a unique opportunity to participate in thought-provoking discussions and enjoy artist films in one place.
The Meaning Of Art
Conversations will also tour to Mainland China prior to the show with off-site events in Shanghai and Guangzhou starting in January Co-commissioned by Art Basel and M+ and presented by UBS. A site-specific ‘architectural film’ by artist and filmmaker Yang Fudong will be featured on the M+ Facade from March 22, 2024, creating a captivating artistic experience for visitors and locals alike.
Art Basel Hong Kong, whose Global Lead Partner is UBS, will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from March 28 to 30, 2024, with Preview Days on March 26 and 27 Bringing together 243 leading galleries from 40 countries and territories.
Why It Is Special
Defined by an extraordinary diversity of artistic voices presented in the frame of its five show sectors, its Conversations and Film programs, as well as its collaborations with the city’s cultural institutions, Art Basel Hong Kong will once again serve as a platform for dialogue, discovery, and transcultural exchange, firmly anchored in Art Basel’s host city in the region.
More information can be found on the Official Art Basel Website.