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By Shimron Singh | January 26th, 2023
  • Kowloon, Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Starts : March 20, 2023
  • Ends : May 14, 2023

K11 MUSEA presents City As Studio, curated by Jeffrey Deitch. This will be Hong Kong’s first major exhibition of graffiti and street art, exploring the breadth & depth of the scene across generations & geographies. t will feature works by genre pioneers including Jean-Michel Basquiat, CRASH, Fab 5 Freddy, OSGEMEOS, Keith Haring, Lady Pink, and Lee Quiñones.

From the parking lots of 1970s New York to its rise as a worldwide phenomenon, City of Studio traces the global history of graffiti and street art. Pivotal artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat & FUTURA have paved the way for modern-day artists such as KAWS & AIKO. The exhibition will feature Basquiat’s Valentine (1984) on loan from collectors, alongside Untitled (1983) by Keith Haring & El Diablo (1985) by FUTURA. Do not miss this one-of-a-kind art exhibit that will be talked about for the time to come.

‘City As Studio is the most extensive exhibition on the history of street art to be presented. The exhibition features major works by the innovators in street art from New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, São Paulo, Paris, and Tokyo. It provides an immersive introduction to this vital movement which continues to resonate today.’

– Jeffrey Deitch, Curator of City As Studio

Check out the roster and artists here.

When? 20 March to 14 May 2023

Where? 6F, Kunsthalle, K11 MUSEA, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui


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  • By Shimron Singh | January 26th, 2023
    • Kowloon, Tsim Sha Tsui
    • Starts : March 20th, 2023
    • Ends: May 14th, 2023

    K11 MUSEA presents City As Studio, curated by Jeffrey Deitch. This will be Hong Kong’s first major exhibition of graffiti and street art, exploring the breadth & depth of the scene across generations & geographies. t will feature works by genre pioneers including Jean-Michel Basquiat, CRASH, Fab 5 Freddy, OSGEMEOS, Keith Haring, Lady Pink, and Lee Quiñones.

    From the parking lots of 1970s New York to its rise as a worldwide phenomenon, City of Studio traces the global history of graffiti and street art. Pivotal artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat & FUTURA have paved the way for modern-day artists such as KAWS & AIKO. The exhibition will feature Basquiat’s Valentine (1984) on loan from collectors, alongside Untitled (1983) by Keith Haring & El Diablo (1985) by FUTURA. Do not miss this one-of-a-kind art exhibit that will be talked about for the time to come.

    ‘City As Studio is the most extensive exhibition on the history of street art to be presented. The exhibition features major works by the innovators in street art from New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, São Paulo, Paris, and Tokyo. It provides an immersive introduction to this vital movement which continues to resonate today.’

    – Jeffrey Deitch, Curator of City As Studio

    Check out the roster and artists here.

    When? 20 March to 14 May 2023

    Where? 6F, Kunsthalle, K11 MUSEA, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui


    See more upcoming events here.

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