• Phil Akashi participated in the Art Basel Hong Kong - Wong Chuk Hang Art Night Thursday the 15th of May. The artist opened his studio and showcased a new painting series during the WCH Art Night in the South Island Cultural District

    Art Basel Hong Kong assumes a significant role in the international art world. Known as the gateway between the East and West, Hong Kong ranks among the world's most dynamic international capitals. A 21st century metropolis, it is a port city with a vast skyline rising above its bustling Victoria Harbour. In addition to the many museums, concert halls, and performance spaces, a vibrant melting pot of cultures makes Hong Kong a place of endless exploration.


    Phil Akashi Art Basel Hong Kong 2014

    The Wong Chuk Hang Art Night is a great opportunity to visit 18 Art Spaces during Art Basel. Get off the beaten track and experience the South Island Cultural District.  Start with a visit of the Phil Akashi Studio and then go on to see the many dynamic galleries and artist studio in the area.  There will be a shuttle bus leaving from Art Basel at the HKCEC Expo Drive Entrance and coming to the South Island Cultural District. Come enjoy one of the upcoming contemporary art district in Hong Kong!

     

     

    Phil Akashi Art Basel Hong Kong 2014

    Phil Akashi Wong Chuk Hang Art Night Art Basel 

    Phil Akashi Art Basel Hong Kong 2014

     

    Phil Akashi Studio Map Art Basel Hong Kong 2014

     

    Phil Akashi Art Basel Hong Kong 2014

     

    Phil Akashi Art Basel Hong Kong 2014

     

    Phil Akashi Art Basel Hong Kong 2014

     

     

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  • SCULPTURE “RESISTANCE” AT THE LONG MUSEUM, WEST BUND, SHANGHAI @philakashi uses an analogy to explore and question the themes of political corruption and abuse of power. The sculpture represents the imprint of the Seal of the Mandate of Heaven - the most powerful seal ever carved for Emperor Kangxi, the longest-reigning monarch of China. The seal bears an inscription “Jingtian Qinmin ” which means "Revere heaven and serve the people”. This was symbolic of Kangxi’s legitimacy as it attests to the ancient Chinese philosophy that heaven grants authority to an emperor if he serves his people virtuously. “Jingtian Qinmin ” was one of the guiding principles of the Chinese imperial system #belgianartist #chinesesealscript #languages #crosscultural #thelongmuseum #westbund #philakashi #belgianart #eastmeetswest #sculpture #thelongmuseumshanghai #thelongmuseumwestbund

  • SCULPTURE “RESISTANCE” AT THE LONG MUSEUM, WEST BUND, SHANGHAI @philakashi The sculpture represents the imprint of the Seal of the Mandate of Heaven - the most powerful seal ever carved for Emperor Kangxi, the longest-reigning monarch of China. The seal bears an inscription “Jingtian Qinmin ” which means "Revere heaven and serve the people”. This was symbolic of Kangxi’s legitimacy as it attests to the ancient Chinese philosophy that heaven grants authority to an emperor if he serves his people virtuously. “Jingtian Qinmin ” was one of the guiding principles of the Chinese imperial system. @philakashi uses an analogy to explore and question the themes of political corruption and abuse of power. #belgianartist #chinesesealscript #languages #crosscultural #thelongmuseum #westbund #philakashi #belgianart #eastmeetswest #sculpture #thelongmuseumshanghai #thelongmuseumwestbund

  • SCULPTURE “RESISTANCE” AT THE LONG MUSEUM, WEST BUND, SHANGHAI . @philakashi uses an analogy to explore and question the themes of political corruption and abuse of power. #belgianartist #chinesesealscript #languages #crosscultural #thelongmuseum #westbund #philakashi #belgianart #eastmeetswest #sculpture #thelongmuseumshanghai #thelongmuseumwestbund

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