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Evelyn Lok
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Gagosian

Pedder Building, Central
last updated: 13 Jan 2020

Owned and directed by Larry Gagosian, Gagosian is one of the foremost galleries in the world presenting modern and contemporary art. With 17 exhibition spaces across the globe, its Hong Kong location is housed in the last surviving pre-World War II building on Pedder Street. Its eclectic and vibrant exhibition programme features works of superstar artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Ed Rusha, Georg Baselitz, Willem de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, Cy Twombly and many more.

Gagosian
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7/F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder Street, Central, Hong Kong
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Opera Gallery

Lan Kwai Fong, Central
last updated: 13 Jan 2020

Founded by Gilles Dyan in 1994, Opera Gallery has an expanded presence all over the world in New York, Miami, Aspen, London, Paris, Monaco, Geneva, Singapore, Hong Kong, Seoul, Beirut and Dubai. A strong purveyor of works by modern and contemporary masters such as Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Alexander Calder, Andy Warhol and Keith Haring, Opera Gallery is also considered an important dealership in the primary art sector, representing established artists such as André Breasilier, David Kim WHittaker and Manolo Valdés. Its Hong Kong gallery boasts three floors of space at its prime location on Wyndham Street.

Opera Gallery
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W Place, 52 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
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David Zwirner

H Queen's, Central
last updated: 13 Jan 2020

A formidable force amongst blue chip art dealerships of the world, David Zwirner debuted at Hong Kong’s H Queen’s in 2018 with a solo show of Belgian painter Michaël Borremans. These days, its eclectic exhibition programme brings cutting edge modern and contemporary artists to Hong Kong, with its high-ceilinged gallery space offering the opportunity to showcase large sculptures and paintings and immersive installations.

David Zwirner
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5-6/F, H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong
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MoMA Design Store

K11 Musea, Tsim Sha Tsui
last updated: 13 Jan 2020

Hong Kong’s first MoMA Design Store opened at K11 Musea, a momentous debut with a staggering 6,000 sq. ft. of retail space. This makes it not only Hong Kong’s first, but Asia’s largest MoMA Design Store, compared with sister stores such as those in Tokyo and Kyoto. Visitors can expect a carefully curated range of merchandise, plenty of exclusive products, as well as Hong Kong limited editions.

MoMA Design Store
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Shop 135, 1/F, Muse Edition, K11 Musea, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
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L’Ecole Asia Pacific, School of Jewelry Arts

K11 Musea, Tsim Sha Tsui
last updated: 13 Jan 2020

Van Cleef & Arpels’ L’École School of Jewelry Arts opens its first overseas campus at K11 Musea, hosting courses and workshops in the house’s specialised areas of Savoir-faire, Art History of Jewelry, and the Universe of Gemstones. At the same time, free-to-public exhibitions of enchanting precious objects will also adorn the airy, sophisticated space.

L’Ecole Asia Pacific, School of Jewelry Arts
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Unit 510A, L5, K11 MUSEA, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
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F11 Foto Museum

Happy Valley
last updated: 13 Jan 2020

Perched on the hills of Happy Valley, this unique photography museum is housed in a three-storey Grade 3 historical building dating back to the 1930s. F11 Foto Museum was opened by corporate lawyer Douglas So, an avid photography collector and currently chairman of Hong Kong’s Antiquities Advisory Board. The museum is home to nearly 1,500 photo books, and hosts exhibitions by some of the most eminent talents behind the lens from all over the world. Don’t miss the fascinating collection of rare camera equipment on the second floor.

F11 Foto Museum
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11 Yuk Sau Street, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
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Hong Kong Arts Centre

Wan Chai
last updated: 13 Jan 2020

The longstanding Hong Kong Arts Centre was established in 1977 as a nucleus for performing arts, visual arts, film and multimedia. These days, you’ll find its programme filled with indie music performances, restored classic films, epic theatre performances and more.

Hong Kong Arts Centre
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2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
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Tai Kwun

SoHo, Central
last updated: 13 Jan 2020

Considered as Hong Kong’s largest revitalisation project to date, the former Central Police Station grounds first reopened in 2018 after eight years of development sponsored by the Hong Kong Jockey Club. The site is now home to art and heritage exhibitions, stylish restaurants and bars and an exciting cultural programme across its spacious colonial-era buildings and former prison yards.

Tai Kwun
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10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
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Hong Kong Museum of Art

Tsim Sha Tsui
last updated: 13 Jan 2020

The HKMoA is the city’s first public art museum, which now takes care of a 17,000-strong collection. Following a facelift that spanned more than four years, the museum reopened in late 2019 with blockbuster exhibits of contemporary Hong Kong art, historical ink collections, Chinese antiquities, as well as prized pieces on loan from the top art institutions from around the world.

Hong Kong Museum of Art
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10 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
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Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Sha Tin
last updated: 13 Jan 2020

Opened in 2000, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum houses treasured pieces from across the fields of art, history and culture. Highlights include a gallery dedicated to the celebrated martial arts novelist Jin Yong, as well as a long-running Bruce Lee exhibition.

Hong Kong Heritage Museum
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1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, Hong Kong
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Evelyn Lok
Deputy Editor
When not trying out the latest beauty and wellness trends, Evelyn is likely enjoying a perfectly balanced negroni or exploring some of Hong Kong's best new places to eat and drink. At Lifestyle Asia she covers everything from the biggest events in town to interviews with Hong Kong specialists, with topics spanning art, food and drink, health, tech, and travel.