Two of the world’s greatest archeological finds ‘The Gabriel Revelation Stone’ often called the Stone Scroll, and a replica of the “Scroll of Isaiah”, the only almost complete version of any biblical book among the Dead Sea Scrolls, went on display in Hong Kong and China for the first time at the Asia Society Gallery.
Curated by Yeewan Koon, this is Xu Bing’s first major solo exhibition in Hong Kong featuring some of the latest works. It highlights how metamorphosis marks the beginnings of the process of ideas and methods, and provides a focused look at Xu Bing’s art. Xu Bing is known for his printmaking, calligraphy and installations using unexpected materials.
Pre-publicity for the Asia Society Hong Kong Center’s exhibition of the 1605 Caravaggio painting ‘Supper at Emmaus’; was centered on the nearby Pacific Place Mall, where a projection of the ‘Caravaggio’ three times the size of the painting was shown on a 5m x 4m screen.
Norman Foster is responsible for a dozen or more of the world’s key buildings of the last 30 years. A major exhibition on his world-renowned architectural studio Foster + Partners, was staged in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Kaohsiung, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok.
Pritzker prize-winning British architect Richard Rogers and his practice, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, presented over 40 years of their best works in a major exhibition that travelled to Hong Kong, Beijing, Singapore and Taipei. The exhibition premiered at Centre Pompidou, Paris, in 2007 and covers iconic projects such as Centre Pompidou and Lloyd’s of London.