Asia Contemporary Art Show wraps up an art-filled month in Hong Kong

by Hannah Grogan on Apr 9, 2019 in Art , Lifestyle
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Hong Kong’s annual Arts Month finished off with the Asia Contemporary Art Show Spring Edition 2019 to much success

The Asia Contemporary Art Show Spring Edition 2019 (the fair’s 14th edition) closed on April 1. The event wrapped up the monthlong art festivities around the city. The latest edition helped to reinforce its position as Asia's longest-running and largest hotel art fair having welcomed more than 14,400 collectors and art enthusiasts in attendance.

An estimated HK$31 million was reported

Once again, the show was held in some 80 living space of rooms at the Conrad Hong Kong and is known for its intimate settings and exhibiting style. Art sales were brisk and an estimated HK$31 million was reported based on an exit survey of exhibitors.Asia Contemporary Art Show Spring Edition 2019"We had a very strong opening night," commented Director Mark Saunderson. "The Show attracted a steady stream of distinguished guests, collectors, and art enthusiasts – many familiar faces and friends of the Show. Special sectors, Intersections: China and Artist Dialogues were a highlight for many visitors to this 14th edition."

"We are committed to a quality experience for visitors and exhibitors alike. Our sights are now set on the Fall, where we are the only contemporary art fair in the second half of the year in Hong Kong. By design, this takes place during the important Golden Week national holiday when mainland Chinese come to Hong Kong, also coinciding with the Fall auction season at Sotheby’s, Poly Auction, and others.”

The 15th edition of the show opens October 3.Asia Contemporary Art Show Spring Edition 2019

Photos: Wayne Wong

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