The City Art Square, a joint project of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and Sun Hung Kai Properties Charitable Fund was recently presented with the "Cityscape Architectural Award" in Dubai. A celebration was held today (November 20) to honour the award.
Located at the Sha Tin Town Hall Plaza, the art square features 19 uniquely-styled creative sculptures and public art installations by renowned international and local artists Zaha Hadid, Vivienne Tam, Dennis Oppenheim, Mimmo Paladino, WOKmedia, Tom Thiel, Nina Jobs, Joaquin Gasgonia Palencia, Mathias Bengtsson, Xu Bing, Zhang Yu, Barrie Ho, Freeman Lau, James Law, Danny Lee, Sara Tse, Mok Yat-san and Man Fung-yi, which blend with surroundings and offer an artistic and elegant ambience to the public area.
Ends/Thursday, November 20, 2008
Joining the City Art Square Cityscape Architectural Awards Celebration today (November 20) are (from left) the Cityscape Group Exhibitions Director for Asia, Mr Graham Wood; the Deputy Director (Culture) of Leisure and Cultural Services, Mr Chung Ling-hoi; the Vice-chairman of Sha Tin District Council, Mr Thomas Pang Cheung-wai; the Chief Curator of the City Art Square and Architectural Designer, Mr Barrie Ho; the Consul General of United Arab Emirates, his Excellency Saeed Al Junaibi; the Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Tsang Tak-sing; the Vice-chairman and Managing Director of Sun Hung Kai Properties, Mr Thomas Kwok; the Chairman of Sun Hung Kai Properties, Madam Kwong Siu-hing; the Executive Director of Sun Hung Kai Properties, Mr Chan Kai-ming; the Director of Leisure and Cultural Services, Mr Thomas Chow; the Executive Director of Sun Hung Kai Properties, Mr Kwong Chun; the Art Director of the City Art Square and Associate Professor of Fine Arts Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Professor Kurt Chan and the Project Director of the City Art Square, Mr Dick Leung.
The sculpture "Miracle Horse" by Freeman Lau at the City Art Square.