by Tiziana Maggio

Quick guide from our Look Lateral team

Art Basel Hong Kong 2018

Art Basel Hong Kong, Courtesy Art Basel

On March 29th the sixth edition of Art Basel Hong Kong 2018 (ABHK) will open its doors at the Hong Kong Convention Centre and we will be there.
Art Basel Hong Kong 2018

Art Basel Hong Kong, Courtesy Art Basel

Some 250 galleries from 32 countries will feature masterpieces and contemporary artworks, attracting artists, dealers and collectors from all over the world, confirming this city as one of the most attractive art destinations and the third-largest art auction market in the world, after New York and London.
Shinji Ohmaki - Art Basel Hong Kong 2018

Shinji Ohmaki, Courtesy Art Basel

The three-day show will offer to visitors seven sections: Galleries, Discoveries, Insights, Encounters, Kabinett, Magazines, Film. Also, as it happens in Miami and Basel, the main fair will also accompanied by concurrent exhibitions and events, like ASIA ONE and ART FUTURES.
Art Basel Hong Kong 2018

MC Majority Rule, Tunnel, Courtesy Art Basel

We look forward to seeing some multimillion-dollar works: Levy Gorvy Gallery will display the $35 million Willem de Kooning’s Untitled XII from Paul Allen’s private collection, while Lehmann Maupin will have Gilbert & George’s “Beard Junction” and Jeff Koons will wow visitors as usual with the enormous Bluebird Planter and the Swan at David Zwirner Gallery’s booth.
Luo Mingjun, Here and Now, 2016 - Art Basel Hong Kong 2018

Luo Mingjun, Here and Now, 2016, Courtesy Art Basel

Then, if we will be lucky enough, we could also have the chance to encounter the artists themselves, from Tracy Emin to Jeff Koons who will definitely seduce potential buyers’ attention.