Exhibition: MURAKAMI VS MURAKAMI

When:
June 1, 2019 @ 10:30 am – September 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm Asia/Hong Kong Timezone
2019-06-01T10:30:00+08:00
2019-09-01T19:00:00+08:00
Where:
JC Contemporary & F Hall Studio at Block 17
Cost:
HKD 75
Contact:
Tai Kwun
3559 2600
Exhibition: MURAKAMI VS MURAKAMI @ JC Contemporary & F Hall Studio at Block 17

For his first institutional exhibition in Greater China, MURAKAMI vs MURAKAMIexplores the multifaceted universe of the cultural phenomenon of this Japanese super-star artist. Taking over all art galleries at Tai Kwun, this comprehensive survey features over 60 paintings and sculptures in a stunning, immersive setting that showcases the intriguing paradoxes embodied in the diverse work and life of Takashi Murakami: from his large-scale post-apocalyptic works to his optimistic flower pieces, and then to his contemplative Enso paintings. Also on view for the first time is a showcase of some of the artist’s outlandish costume designs, alongside other important video works, samples from his private contemporary art collection, as well as the artist’s spectacular wall and floor art.

A special pop-up store will also open in F Hall Studio, where visitors can freely enjoy neon and wallpaper works by Takashi Murakami. In many ways an extension of the artist’s intervention in a broader visual culture, the pop-up store will offer Takashi Murakami products for sale, including Tai Kwun–exclusive items made for the occasion of the exhibition.
For more information, go to www.taikwun.hk/murakami

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Sep
19
Thu
2019
10:00 am Hong Kong Free Tour
Hong Kong Free Tour
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Starting Time & Point: Monday to Sunday 10am outside Admiralty MTR Station Exit A (between McDonald’s and Oliver Super Sandwich) Find Us: Find yellow T-shirt/jacket with “The Hong Kong Free Tours” Booking: Please book through the reservation system or show up with a smile! Fee: This is a pay what you think is worth tour. A similar tour in Hong Kong would cost HKD 350 per person. We recommend tipping HKD 100 per person so this will be win-win for all involved. Major Sites: – Government HQ: Umbrella Movement – Tamar Park: General HK history – PLA Building: Emotion before 1997 – City Hall: Why the British returned HK? – Court of Final Appeal: How China controls HK? – HSBC Building: Famous Feng Shui war – Bank of China: Rival from the East – Queen’s Road: The Original coastline – St. John Cathedral: Beginning of HK
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20
Fri
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10:00 am Hong Kong Free Tour
Hong Kong Free Tour
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Hong Kong Free Tour
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Sat
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10:00 am Hong Kong Free Tour
Hong Kong Free Tour
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Sun
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10:00 am Hong Kong Free Tour
Hong Kong Free Tour
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Mon
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10:00 am Hong Kong Free Tour
Hong Kong Free Tour
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