Hong Kong art scene set for colourful March

As Art Basel HK gains traction as a leading contemporary art event in Asia, a raft of satellite events has started to sprout.
Creation Oil by Chris Ku
Creation Oil by Chris Ku

As jet-set collectors swoop into Hong Kong on March 15 to 17 for the third Art Basel HK, the fair hopes to top the 65,000 visitors who attended in 2014 and spent freely.

As this highly commercial fair increasingly gains traction as a leading contemporary art event in Asia, a whole raft of satellite events has started sprouting up in March.

Of particular note for 2015 is the launch of Art Central, founded by Tim Etchells, Sandy Angus, and Will Ramsay, founders of ART HK in 2008 before the fair was acquired by Art Basel in 2011.

Running March 14 to 16 in...

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