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14 December 2017, Hong Kong

The Honourable Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, GBM, GBS, JP,
Chief Secretary for Administration, Hong Kong SAR Government,
Guest of Honour at Ink Asia 2017

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Group photoThe Honourable Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, GBM, GBS, JP, Chief Secretary for Administration,
attended the opening of Ink Asia 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
From left: Mr Liu Kuo-sung, artist; Mr Calvin Hui, Director of Ink Asia; Mr Matthew Cheung, Chief Secretary for Administration, HKSAR; Mr Andy Hei, Director of Art & Antique International Fair Ltd., The Organiser; Mr David Pong, Vice Chairman of The Ink Society; Ms Susanna Lo, CEO of Art & Antique International Fair Ltd., The Organiser.

 

The Honourable Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, GBM, GBS, JP, Chief Secretary for Administration, Hong Kong SAR Government, was the Guest of Honour at the opening of Ink Asia 2017 on Thursday, 14 December. Ink Asia is the world’s first art dedicated to contemporary ink art.

Ink Asia 2017 showcases some 1,000 diverse works of art, including painting, calligraphy, photography, prints, sculpture, video and installations. The fair, founded in 2015, continues its mission of creating a professional platform to appreciate and discuss the future development of ink art, featuring a wide variety of themed exhibitions as well as an Academic Programme of lectures and seminars by scholars and experts.

Mr Cheung said, “Ink art is our profound cultural heritage. Ink Asia presents ink art in contemporary themes, new media and techniques, while exploring innovative styles in order to give new meaning to a traditional culture. Ink Asia 2017 is the third edition of this fair, hosting 50 international galleries and academic institutions from Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan and other regions. Ink Asia 2017 further promotes a mutual understanding and appreciation of ink art in Asia, establishing an international platform.”

Ink Asia 2017 is open to the public from Friday, 15 to Sunday, 17 December, at Hall 5B, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. For full details of the fair, including the Academic Programme, please visit www.inkasia.com.hk

 

Hanart TZ Gallery

Mr Johnson Chang, Director of Hanart TZ Gallery and Mr Matthew Cheung at the public art exhibit “Entangled Script” by renowned calligrapher Wang Dongling, at Ink Asia 2017

 

Amy Li Gallery

The Honourable Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, GBM, GBS, JP, Chief Secretary for Administration, with fair director Calvin Hui and Amy Li, Director, Amy Li Gallery, Beijing, at Ink Asia 2017

 

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About the Organiser

Art & Antique International Fair Ltd (AAIF) is a recognised art fair organiser based in Hong Kong. The company was established in 2005 to stage Fine Art Asia (www.fineartasia.com), now recognised as Asia’s leading international fine art fair. In 2015 AAIF added INK ASIA to its portfolio.

AAIF has unrivalled local knowledge and connections, professional expertise in logistic services and mounting an effective marketing campaign, as well as experience in presenting a professional art fair of outstanding quality and elegance.

www.inkasia.com

 

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