Affordable Art Fair is returning to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre for its eighth edition from 26 to 29 August, continuing its dedicated support towards the art ecosystem and bringing hand-picked, affordable art to the masses!
40 local and international galleries will make an appearance with thousands of artworks on display. With everything from traditional ink painting, abstract canvases, stunning sculptures, editioned prints, and eye-catching photography, you can find artwork to suit every space, taste, and budget!
In light of current circumstances, the Affordable Art Fair will boast new features that enable remote participation, so that galleries abroad can bring fresh international artists and artworks to Hong Kong’s art-loving audience.
Additionally, guests can join in an array of inspiring, interactive, and educational arty activities! With an ethos of transparency, friendliness and art education, the Affordable Art Fair community is building initiatives to help local talent take a step up the arts ladder through dedicated programmes such as the Young Talent exhibition showcasing Hong Kong’s young artists’ creativity, and special projects featuring interactive large-scale installations. There will also be enhanced well-being and art therapy programmes bringing interactive and expressive workshops for all ages into the creative hub!
Johnnie Walker Blue Label will also be at this year’s Affordable Art Fair, collaborating with local artist Tommy Fung, alternatively known as SurrealHK. ”Bothy” will highlight the spirit of Johnnie Walker Blue Label with exclusive artwork designed by the famed Hong Kong digital mixed-media artist, with limited editions of his prints available for guests upon purchase of the award-wining whisky at the fair.
For the collaboration, Fung has created four pieces of artwork to be exclusively exhibited. Inspired by the heritage of Johnnie Walker Blue Label, the artwork blends the celebrated history of the brand with Fung’s signature, surrealist take of a digitally-enhanced Hong Kong. Emblematic icons such as the Striding Man, a symbol of authority and progress, and deep blue hues synonymous with the brand are reinterpreted and featured in imaginative artworks.
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