If all you want for Christmas is artsy gifts, we have selected some to help you “Rockin’ around the Christmas Tree”…
Book “Yayoi Kusama: 1945 to Now”
Published by Thames & Hudson to accompany the major Yayoi Kusama retrospective exhibition at M+, this book is a comprehensive survey of the artist’s work. Organised around six thematic sections, it includes a series of essays exploring different aspects of her practice, a detailed illustrated chronology, and examples of her extensive writings – some of which have never been published before. Richly illustrated throughout, the book reveals an artist whose remarkable body of work has become integral to the story of contemporary art.
Available at M+ Museum shop and online. Also available in Chinese.
Limited Edition Print by Ghost Mountain Field
Odds and Ends Limited Edition Prints and Original Artworks
Operated by Odds and Ends located at PMQ, Art Store sells original and limited edition artworks by artists represented by the gallery, as well as some merchandise.
You can buy artworks by local and Asian artists such as Ghost Mountain Field, Peter Chan, Peter Yuill, JUM, Jeff Tung, Momo Kim, Kim Young Ho, Print Bakery, Ann Wong, Chow Ciao Chow.
Available online at Odds and Ends Art Store
51th Hong Kong Arts Festival Tickets
The 51th Hong Kong Arts Festival will be held from 17 February to 18 March 2023, with the return of live in-venue performances, complemented by diverse PLUS, outreach and education events.
The Festival will open with the Ballet of Slovene National Theatre Maribor’s performance of Radio and Juliet & Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring), and close with the Bamberg Symphony’s performance of a programme including symphonies by Dvořák and Brahms, led by conductor Jakub Hrůša.
Tickets on sale at Urbtix and HK Ticketing
Hong Kong Palace Museum “Treasures of Imperial Gardens” Collection
The “Treasures of Imperial Gardens” Collection is inspired by the treasures, architecture and patterns of the Palace Museum in Beijing, while also incorporating the iconic characteristics of the Hong Kong Palace Museum building. The design reinterprets the Chinese tradition in a modern way, presenting Chinese art and culture as well as elements of the Forbidden City on a series of lifestyle products, including picnic mats, umbrellas, bags, folding fans, etc.
Available at Hong Kong Palace Museum pop up store.
“En Voyage with Claude Monet” Immersive Exhibition Tickets
More than 200 artworks of the master of Impressionism Claude Monet are brought to life through a spectacular 360 degrees sound and light show in a 36-minute unique digital art and immersive exhibition, in a giant hall specially built at Cultural Plaza, West Kowloon Cultural District. Until 15 January 2023.
Tickets on sale at KKday.
Collotype Mini-Portfolio: Fan Ho
Fan Ho (1931-2016) was one of Hong Kong’s most renowned photographers, capturing streets and people’s daily lives during the 50s and 60s, amidst the city’s economic transformation.
In collaboration with the Fan Ho Foundation and Blue Lotus Gallery, Kyoto Benrido has created a collotype portfolio containing six of Fan Ho’s signature works, handmade by master printers in Benrido’s atelier, using one of the earliest forms of printing techniques invented in France in 1855.
Available at Blue Lotus Gallery online shop
The Met x CASETiFY
Bouquet of Chrysanthemums by Renoir, Self-Portrait by Van Gogh, Bridge Over a Pond of Water Lilies by Monet, Manuel Osorio Manrique De Zuniga by Goya: these masterpieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York can be in your hands forever. This capsule collection created by local brand Casetify offers a wide range of phone accessories to place classical art within a reach.
Available online at CASETiFY
Great ideas! Thanks!