6 months Art Ambition: Hong Kong battles Beijing as dreams for culture soar Inquirer |LS
By: Alice Philipson via AFP   At a sunny Hong Kong art studio Kacey Wong gazes out through the bars of a cage, painted communist red — his work a protest in a city struggling to square its vast cultural ambitions with an increasingly assertive Beijing.   Better known for its high-end commercial galleries —and glamourous fairs like this month’s Art Basel — Hong Kong is striving to turn itself into a cultural heavyweight through a spate of new multi-million-dollar […] The post Art Ambition: Hong Kong battles Beijing as dreams for culture soar appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle. ... more