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Museum Guide Book *
Museum Guide Book *

The Hong Kong Museum of Art moved to its new site in 1991 and the "Museum Guide Book" not only provided the background history and collections of the museum, it also introduces the exhibition galleries and facilities of this new venue.
    

Published 1991
Pages: 28
Price: HK$7
ISBN: 962-215-105-1

City Vibrance
City Vibrance

"City Vibrance", a catalogue published to coincide with the first thematic exhibition on contemporary Hong Kong art presented in the Special Exhibition Gallery of the new museum. It features 49 artists' contemporary artworks, giving exploration of artistic sensitivity and response to the living environment in a cosmopolitan city like Hong Kong.
    

Published 1992
Pages: 117
Price: HK$99
ISBN: 962-215-106-10

Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 1992
Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 1992

The "Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial 1992" catalogue presents the award-winning works of art plus selected entries from the exhibition as well as reviews by the adjudicators. It provides an important clue to survey the recent development in Hong Kong art.
    

Published 1992
Pages: 213
Price: HK$154
ISBN: 962-215-108-6

Tea Wares by Hong Kong Potters
Tea Wares by Hong Kong Potters

The catalogue "Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters" features the 3 award-winning works of art and 90 selected entries from the ceramics competition "Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters" held in 1992. It provides the readers a fascinating insight into the development of local ceramic tea ware.
    

Published 1992
Pages: 107
Price: HK$130

Cheung Yee Sculpture – Ancient Imagery Modern Vision
Cheung Yee Sculpture – Ancient Imagery Modern Vision

Featuring a thematic essay on the artist and artists' statements to each of the works, this fully illustrated exhibition catalogue "Cheung Yee Sculpture – Ancient Imagery Modern Vision" contains representative works including sculptures, prints and sketches by Cheung dating from the 1960s to the 1990s. Given that this is the second solo exhibition of Cheung at the City Museum and Art Gallery, Hong Kong (former Hong Kong Museum of Art) since 1964, the catalogue represents a significant reference works on the unique artistic development of the artist.
    

Published 1993
Pages: 168
Price: HK$150
ISBN: 962-215-116-7

Wong Siu Ling
Wong Siu Ling

The "Wong Siu Ling" catalogue features 20 oil paintings and watercolours that donated to the Hong Kong Museum of Art by the Wong's family, including "San Francisco's Ferry Building" which won the honour award at the California State Watercolour Exhibition.  Also including a thematic essay and a chronology, the catalogue highlights the artistic development and distinctive accomplishments of this master.
    

Published 1994
Pages: 59
Price: HK$110
ISBN: 962-215-118-3

Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 1994
Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 1994

The "Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial 1994" catalogue presents the award-winning works of art plus selected entries from the exhibition as well as reviews by the adjudicators. It provides an important clue to survey the recent development in Hong Kong art.
    

Published 1994
Pages: 103
Price: HK$130
ISBN: 962-215-125-6

The Passionate Realm – A Retrospective of Fang Zhaoling
The Passionate Realm – A Retrospective of Fang Zhaoling

This catalogue features the representative ink paintings by the senior local artist Fang Zhaolin (1914-2006) dating from the 1950s to the 1990s and provides not only a retrospective review to the development of her unique artistic style, but also her great passion towards the local community and the nation. This catalogue is also accompanied by an essay and chronology.
    

Published 1994
Pages: 270
Price: HK$370
ISBN: 962-215-126-4

Hong Kong Artists Volume I *
Hong Kong Artists Volume I *

The publication of the series of collection catalogues on "Hong Kong Artists" aims to give a more visual picture of the artistic styles and distinctive accomplishments of local artists.  Volume 1 contains a chronology on the development of Hong Kong art as well as selected works from museum collection by 108 artists active in the early Hong Kong art scene, complemented by biographical notes and exhibition records.  It serves to provide the audience a more comprehensive understanding of the artists, their styles and artistic development.
    

Published 1995
Pages: 396; Plates: 239
Price: HK$300
ISBN: 962-215-129-9

Lingnan Spirit – A Retrospective of Yang Shanshen
Lingnan Spirit – A Retrospective of Yang Shanshen

This catalogue features a total of 128 representative works of the Lingnan master Yang Shanshen (1913-2004) dating from early 1930s to 1990s, reviewing his artistic development and revealing his great versatility and creativity with the ink medium. The catalogue is also accompanied by an essay and a chronology introducing the art and life of master Yang.
    

Published 1995
Pages: 317
Price: HK$200
ISBN: 962-215-130-2

The Art of Ng Po Wan
The Art of Ng Po Wan

"The Art of Ng Po Wan" catalogue features 51 selected oil paintings, watercolours and sketches by Ng during 1929 to 1993.   The artistic development and distinctive accomplishments of this master is highlighted through the thematic essay and the chronology at the catalogue.
    

Published 1995
Pages: 125
Price: HK$140
ISBN: 962-215-134-5

UC Fine Arts Award Winners Exhibition 1995
UC Fine Arts Award Winners Exhibition 1995

The "UC Fine Arts Award Winners Exhibition 1995" catalogue presents the new works by the award winners at the "Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial 1994" during 1994 to 1995.   It provides a clue to survey the style and development of the award winners.
    

Published 1995
Pages: 24
Price: HK$34
ISBN: 962-215-139-4

Hong Kong Ceramics 1985-1995
Hong Kong Ceramics 1985-1995

"Hong Kong Ceramics 1985-1995" catalogue features representative works by about 40 artists active in the mid 1980s to mid 1990s, reflecting the development of ceramic arts in-between the 10 years from 1985 to 1995.  Essays on the history and development of ceramic art in Hong Kong by senior ceramic artists were also included, providing important research materials for reference.
    

Published 1996
Pages: 195
Price: HK$240
ISBN: 962-215-144-2

Asian Watercolours'96: Hong Kong
Asian Watercolours'96: Hong Kong

"Asian Watercolours' 96: Hong Kong" features some 130 representative works of noted watecolourists from the members of The Asian Watercolour Confederation in 7 countries.  These works in distinctive styles reveal the recent development and trends of Asian watercolours.  Biographical notes of the artists were included, providing useful reference for readers to know more about Asian watercolours.
    

Published 1996
Pages: 254
Price: HK$140
ISBN: 962-215-146-9

Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 1996
Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 1996

The "Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial 1996" catalogue presents the award-winning works of art plus selected entries from the exhibition as well as reviews by the adjudicators. It provides an important clue to survey the recent development in Hong Kong art.
    

Published 1996
Pages: 179
Price: HK$220
ISBN: 962-215-148-5

The Art of Lee Byng
The Art of Lee Byng

"The Art of Lee Byng" catalogue features 50 selected oil paintings and watercolours by Lee from the 1920s to the 1980s.   The artistic development and distinctive accomplishments of this master in 1930s to 1950s is highlighted through the thematic essay and the chronology at the catalogue.
    

Published 1996
Pages: 127
Price: HK$200
ISBN: 962-215-149-3

Hong Kong Art 1997
Hong Kong Art 1997

The "Hong Kong Art 1997" catalogue presents 85 works in various media selected from the collection of the Hong Kong Museum of Art that exhibited in Beijing and Guangzhou in 1997.  The illustrations are also complemented by biographical notes and introduction to the unique styles of the artists.  Essays on the history and development of art in Hong Kong by scholars were also included, serves to provide comprehensive research materials for reference.
    

Published 1997
Pages: 251; Plates: 85
Price: HK$360
ISBN: 962-215-154-10

Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 1998
Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 1998

The "Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial 1998" catalogue presents the award-winning works of art plus selected entries from the exhibition as well as reviews by the adjudicators. It provides an important clue to survey the recent development in Hong Kong art.
    

Published 1998
Pages: 185; Plates: 194
Price: HK$290
ISBN: 962-215-160-4

Tea Wares by Hong Kong Potters 1998
Tea Wares by Hong Kong Potters 1998

The catalogue "Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters 1998" features the 3 award-winning works of art and 93 selected entries from the ceramics competition "Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters" held in 1998 as well as their artistic statements.  In addition, review articles by 4 adjudicators of the competition are also included.   It provides the readers a fascinating insight into the talents of Hong Kong potters and the development of local ceramic arts.
    

Published 1998
Pages: 120; Plates: 96
Price: HK$150
ISBN: 962-215-158-2

Hong Kong Artists Volume II *
Hong Kong Artists Volume II *

The publication of the series of collection catalogues on "Hong Kong Artists" aims to give a more visual picture of the artistic styles and distinctive accomplishments of local artists.  Volume II contains selected works from museum collection by 40 artists born between 1920 and 1929, complemented by biographical notes and exhibition records.  It serves to provide the audience a more comprehensive understanding of the artists, their styles and artistic development.
    

Published 2000
Pages: 179; Plates: 118
Price: HK$345
ISBN: 962-215-171-10

Teaware by Hong Kong Potters 2001
Teaware by Hong Kong Potters 2001

The catalogue "Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters 2001" features the 3 award-winning works of art and 121 selected entries from the ceramics competition "Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters" held in 2000 as well as their artistic statements.  In addition, review articles by 4 adjudicators of the competition are also included.  It provides the readers a fascinating insight into the talents of Hong Kong potters and the development of local ceramic tea ware.
    

Published 2001
Pages: 112; Plates: 134
Price: HK$190
ISBN: 962-215-174-4

Hong Kong Art Biennial 2001
Hong Kong Art Biennial 2001

The "Hong Kong Art Biennial 2001" catalogue presents the ten award-winning works of art plus 116 selected entries from the exhibition as well as brief biographies of the award winners.
    

Published 2001
Pages: 255; Plates: 437
Price: HK$230
ISBN: 962-215-178-7

Lü Shoukun – New Ink Painting
Lü Shoukun – New Ink Painting

Illustrated with 34 representative works, among them ink paintings that assimilate traditional techniques of Chinese art and others drawn from his unique series of Zen paintings, the booklet accompanying this exhibition also contains an article, "The Way of Ink Painting – The Origin and In Search of Zen", which introduces Lü Shoukun's theories of art. Also including a brief chronology, the booklet highlights the artistic development and distinctive accomplishments of this master of new ink painting.
    

Published 2002
Pages: 64; Plates: 34
Price: HK$35
ISBN: 962-215-183-3

Yuanyang: An Exhibition of Coffee and Tea Vessels
Yuanyang: An Exhibition of Coffee and Tea Vessels

To coincide with the fascinating exhibition, "Yuanyang: An Exhibition of Coffee and Tea Vessels", a fully illustrated catalogue has been published that spotlights the more than 100 coffee and tea vessels and other ceramic sculptures specially created by renowned Hong Kong potters and sculptors to explore the theme of yuanyang. The catalogue also includes biographies of the artists and statements on their artistic vision as well as an important essay tracing the development of ceramics in Hong Kong.
    

Published 2003
Pages: 228; Plates: 198
Price: HK$225
ISBN: 962-215-184-1

Sun Xingge: Chinese Painting and Calligraphy
Sun Xingge: Chinese Painting and Calligraphy

Featuring an essay on the artist as well as a detailed biography, this fully illustrated exhibition catalogue contains photographs of 38 representative works by Sun Xingge dating from the mid-1970s to the 1990s. Given that this is the first exhibition of his paintings and calligraphy since 1977, the catalogue represents a significant reference work on the unique artistic development of this Guangdong native who played such an important role in the history of traditional Chinese painting in Hong Kong.
    

Published 2003
Pages: 99; Plates: 38
Price: HK$145
ISBN: 962-215-186-8

Lui Shou-kwan – New Ink Painting
Lui Shou-kwan – New Ink Painting

This publication will feature images of all the works on display in the exhibition "Lü Shoukun – New Ink Painting". Drawn from the museum's own collections as well as loan exhibits from private collectors, the paintings offer a wonderful visual retrospective of the artist's life and oeuvre. The publication will also present selected works by four masters who influenced and inspired Lü, as well as a feature article, a chronology, a manuscript of Lü's teaching notes and other insightful documentation concerning this highly important figure in the history of Chinese painting.
    

Published 2003
Pages: 248; Plates: 122
Price: HK$115
ISBN: 962-215-187-6

Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 2003
Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 2003

The "Hong Kong Art Biennial 2003" catalogue features the ten award-winning works of art and 100 selected entries from the exhibition as well as review articles by six adjudicators of this year's Biennial. It provides an important clue to survey the recent development in Hong Kong art.
    

Published 2003
Pages: 206; Plates: 437
Price: HK$220
ISBN: 962-215-188-4

Liu Guosong – A Universe of His Own
Liu Guosong – A Universe of His Own

The catalogue "Liu Guosong – A Universe of His Own" features 65 masterpieces of Liu Guosong, articles by three famous scholars and selected discourse on painting by the artist. It provides a full picture of Liu's development of his creative process since 1960s. Readers can also have a better understanding to the avant-garde ideas, practice and movement launched by this pioneer of the 20th century modern Chinese ink painting.
    

Published 2004
Pages: 278; Plates: 82
Price: HK$380 (hardcover), HK$250 (paperback)
ISBN: 962-215-189-2

A Walk on the Path of Art – Donation of Ink Painting and Calligraphy by Mr Lin Jen-tong
A Walk on the Path of Art – Donation of Ink Painting and Calligraphy by Mr Lin Jen-tong

To coincide with the memorial exhibition "A Walk on the Path of Art – Donation of Ink Painting and Calligraphy by Mr Lin Jen-tong", a catalogue is published containing images of representative works by Lin from his early period to the 90s. Featuring landscapes, figures, flower-and-bird paintings and calligraphic works, this fully illustrated publication also includes a chronology of Lin's career as well as inscriptions that he wrote for his paintings. All this information is brought together in a valuable reference work that will enhance the reader's study and appreciation of Lin's creativity on his path of art.
    

Published 2004
Pages: 112; Plates: 53
Price: HK$165
ISBN: 962-215-191-4

Secret Codes – The Art of Hon Chi-fun
Secret Codes – The Art of Hon Chi-fun

Presenting 59 images of representative works by Hon Chi-fun, this catalogue features early landscapes, black-and-white works done in the 1960s and the most recent works executed in 2004, with a special focus on the "circle" theme that is characteristic of the paintings Hon has created over the last decades. Also containing two articles written by Hon and his wife Ms Choi Yan-chi, poems by Hon and a chronology of his life and career, the catalogue brings together all this information in a valuable reference work that will enhance the reader's study and appreciation of Hon's creativity and provide clues for deciphering the secret codes of the artist.
    

Published 2005
Pages: 144; Plates: 80
Price: HK$210
ISBN: 962-215-196-5

Tea Ware By Hong Kong Potters 2005
Tea Ware By Hong Kong Potters 2005

The catalogue "Tea Ware By Hong Kong Potters 2005" features the ten award-winning works of art and 87 selected entries from the ceramics competition "Tea Ware By Hong Kong Potters" held in 2004 as well as review articles by five adjudicators of the competition. It provides the readers a fascinating insight into the talents of Hong Kong potters and the development of local ceramic tea ware.
    

Published 2005
Pages: 136; Plates: 97
Price: HK$180
ISBN: 962-215-195-7

The Way of Landscape – Donation of Chinese Ink Painting by Mr Lau Ping-hang
The Way of Landscape – Donation of Chinese Ink Painting by Mr Lau Ping-hang

This catalogue features a selection of Mr Lau Ping-hang's landscape paintings from the 1950s to the 1990s. Lau's highly skilled drawing techniques are beautifully revealed not only in the way he captures the grandeur of mountains and rivers, but also in his refined drawings of more leisured subjects. The catalogue also contains selected articles and poems by Lau, which allow readers the chance to explore the artist's views on art as well as to appreciate the charm of his written words. The ink paintings presented in this catalogue have been donated by Mrs Lau Ping-hang to the Hong Kong Museum of Art for its permanent collections.
    

Published 2005
Pages: 128; Plates: 70
Price: HK$200
ISBN: 962-215-197-3

Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 2005
Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 2005

The "Hong Kong Art Biennial 2005" catalogue features the 6 award-winning works of art plus 102 selected entries from the exhibition, as well as artists' statements and reviews from the 10 adjudicators. It provides important clues to readers looking to explore recent developments and trends in Hong Kong art, its diversity and uniqueness. At the same time, readers will be able to learn more about Hong Kong artists.
    

Published 2005
Pages: 180; Plates; 108
Price: HK$270
ISBN: 962-215-199-10

At the East-West Crossroads – The Art of Wucius Wong
At the East-West Crossroads – The Art of Wucius Wong

Wucius Wong is a key figure in the circles of art, art education and art criticism of Hong Kong. This fully illustrated catalogue features 77 works from 1950s to date. They are divided into 5 sections to demonstrate his artistic evolution over the decades. The catalogue also includes Wong's own writings on art theory and other critics' analyses of his art.
    

Published 2006
Pages: 182; Plates; 91
Price: HK$248
ISBN: 962-215-204-10

2007 Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters
2007 Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters

Featuring the award winning and selected works from the competition "2007 Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters", the catalogue includes the adjudicators' reviews and artists' statements to form a comprehensive and valuable record of contemporary ceramic art in tea ware making.

Published 2007
Pages: 65; Plates: 91
Price: HK$68
ISBN: 962-215-206-6

Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards 2009
Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards 2009

Published 2010
Pages: 156
Price: HK$210
ISBN: 978-962-215-223-6

Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters 2010
Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters 2010

Featuring the award winning and selected works from the competition "2010 Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters", the catalogue includes the adjudicators' reviews and artists' statements to form a comprehensive and valuable record of contemporary ceramic art in tea ware making.


Published 2010
Pages: 72; Plates: 100
Price: HK$75
Plus a free CD-Rom of interviews by award winners
ISBN: 978-962-215-222-9

From Common to Uncommon – the Legend of Ha Bik-chuen
From Common to Uncommon – the Legend of Ha Bik-chuen

The catalogue, presenting in total 82 works of the veteran local artist Ha Bik-chuen, is born of the artist's major retrospective exhibition held in 2011. The selected body of works covered print, sculpture, corrugated paper relief and his late photography and Chinese Ink. Also features 3 dedicated articles by professionals and academia plus the artist's biography and selected exhibition list.
    

Published 2011
Pages: 160
Price: HK$175
ISBN: 978-962-215-227-4

Johnson Chow Su-sing: A Tranquil Heart in Art
Johnson Chow Su-sing: A Tranquil Heart in Art

 This catalogue features a total of 61 representative works of Professor Johnson Chow dating from the 1960s to the 2000s. Included in this catalogue are scholarly writings and a fully illustrated chronology which provides a comprehensive retrospect on Professor Chow's artistic life spanning more than six decades.
    

Published 2011
Pages: 216; Plates: 143
Price: HK$315
ISBN:978-962-215-230-

Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards 2012
Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards 2012

 

Published 2013
Pages: 168; Plates: 97
Price: HK$100
ISBN: 978-962-215-237-3

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