AHAF Hong Kong

AHAF HK 12 at Mandarin Oriental

Name of event:

Asia Top Gallery Hotel Art Fair Hong Kong 2012

Venue:

Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong
5 Connaught Road, Central Hong Kong

Date: Feb. 24(Fri), 2012 ~ Feb. 26(Sun), 2012

Press/VIP Preview: Feb. 24(Fri), 2012 12:00pm~4:00pm

Initiated by

ASIA ART NET COMMITTEE

Operated by

Asia Hotel Art Fair Committee

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Hong Kong, 19 December

2011 – Asia Top Gallery Hotel Art Fair (AHAF) returns to Hong Kong for the third time. The event will be held from February 24th to 26th, 2012 at luxurious Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong. AHAF aims to unify Asian art market, to exchange Asian art, and to introduce Korean Contemporary Art. AHAF HK 12 will feature artworks from 65 premier galleries of Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Taipei, Malaysia, Indonesia, and etc. Participation of diverse international galleries from 10 nations, and interesting special exhibitions make the fair further appealing.

There are exhibitions to prospect the future of Asian Contemporary Art: AHAF Young Artists Group exhibition since 2009 whose goal is to support and nurture Asian young artists, and Solo exhibitions of AHAF emerging artists – Yoshizawa Tomomi, Matsueda Yuki, Egeen Koo, Wu Nan.

A special exhibition Hong Kong in My Mind is accomplished in the cooperation with Hong Kong Tourism Authority. The exhibition presents the pictures taken by talented Korean artists – Ahn Jun, Han Young-Hee, Jang Won-Young, Lee Jin-Joon, Noh Jun, Roh Sean, Zio Minky– during their visits to Hong Kong.

In addition, vital Korean contemporary artists will be introduced to Hong Kong art market. Special exhibitions of Park Seo-bo, a front-running man of Korean avant-garde art, and Lee Dongi, a representative of Korean Pop Art with his Atomouse, are organized.

Along with a variety of special exhibitions, art lectures and art guides are prepared for VIPs to draw a deeper understanding of the present Asian Contemporary Art.