Art Exhibitions in Hong Kong This January

If you’re yearning for intellectual and aesthetic satisfaction, new art exhibitions in Hong Kong this January include works by the Spanish humanist Cristobal Gabarron, Venezuelan modernist Oswaldo Vigas and Mexican sculptor Bosco Sodi.

Beautiful Creatures

When: Until January 20

Artistic duo Julie & Jesse’s solo exhibition, For What It’s Worth: Ceramic Experimentations, is now on view at Novalis Gallery. Their whimsical and even chimaeric sculptures explore the value humans assign to objects and beauty that can be found in the most mundane places.

Novalis Gallery, 197 Hollywood Rd, Central

Out of The Blue

When: Until March 16

Bosco Sodi’s solo exhibition Folegandros at Axel Vervoordt Gallery comprises exclusive pieces by the Mexican artist created here in Hong Kong, all of which explore the depths and boundaries of the colour turquoise and his experiences engaging with traditional Chinese art techniques. The works encompass a range of materials that include wood, pulp, clay and sawdust.

Axel Vervoodt, 22/F, Wing 21F, Coda Designer Centre, 62 Wong Chuk Hang Rd, Wong Chuk Hang

Little Secrets

When: Until January 17

Woaw Gallery presents the second chapter, Intrinsicality, in its series of Imagined States exhibitions, which explores metaphors of the natural and inherent by weaving together memories and intimate stories of famous artists in a vibrant dreamscape of colour and texture.

Woaw Gallery, G07, 9 Queen’s Road Central, Central

Modern Myths

When: Until January 31

Oswaldo Vigas’s Return, Always Return exhibition at Kwai Fung Hin Gallery explores the Venezuelan artist’s role in the development of Latin American modernism and how he transforms the region’s cultural and mythological canons into alluring abstract forms.

Kwai Fung Hin Gallery, Central, Hollywood Rd, 10號大館總部大樓地下 01 G03-G05

Scholar of The Humane

When: Until January 28

Works by multi-disciplinary Spanish artist Cristobal Gabarron are currently on view at Ora-Ora’s Gabarron: The Humanist exhibition. Among them are five brand-new pieces created especially for this Hong Kong show, which explores the artist’s belief in the goodness of humanity.

Ora Ora Gallery, 105-107, Barrack Block, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Rd, Central

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