KUALA LUMPUR – Following the massive excitement generated in Seoul and Taipei, KAWS: HOLIDAY will be making its third stop in Hong Kong, in the iconic Victoria Harbour! Working once again with long-time collaborator, KAWS: HOLIDAY in Hong Kong is a 37-meters long monumental COMPANION, a signature character of KAWS. Made in the new grey colorway, in a relaxed and reclined position, the KAWS: HOLIDAY Hong Kong is the largest reclined sculptural endeavor by the artist to date. It is set to be shown at the end of this month, coinciding with the annual “Hong Kong Arts Month” where the city is filled with many vibrant art and cultural events. Presented by Asia Miles and fully supported by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, KAWS: HOLIDAY welcomes all local and international collectors, travellers, art-lovers and alike and invite them to slow down, relax and enjoy the moment.
KAWS: HOLIDAY Hong Kong will go on display in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour from 22 to 31 March 2019, where it can be viewed up close on the Central and Western District Promenade – Central Section. Speaking of KAWS, undoubtedly one of the most influential artists of our time, and his work, his longtime collaborator SK Lam, Creative Director and Curator of AllRightsReserved said, “In 2010, we first brought KAWS to Hong Kong. We are very excited to present this colossal outdoor artwork KAWS: HOLIDAY in our hometown Hong Kong, almost 10 years after our first meeting”
Mr Anthony Lau, Executive Director, Hong Kong Tourism Board remarked, “March is the annual Arts Month of Hong Kong, where there are all sorts of arts and cultural happenings in town attracting art lovers from around the world to come visit. We are very pleased to have this huge outdoor art installation of KAWS: HOLIDAY coming to Victoria Harbour this month, bringing new experiences to our art-loving tourists. As one of the Art Month’s highlights, KAWS: HOLIDAY will for sure draw more international exposure, reinforcing image of Hong Kong as an international art hub.”
The artist KAWS will be coming to town and unveil KAWS: HOLIDAY with other officiating guests, kicking
off the 10-day exhibition along the harbour.
Details of KAWS: HOLIDAY Hong Kong
Date: 22 to 31 March 2019
Location: Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour
Viewing Location: Central and Western District Promenade (Central Section)
Notice of KAWS: HOLIDAY Hong Kong:
The area around the artwork will be closed if inclement weather condition happens. Stay tuned for the
announcements on the official channels of AllRightsReserved.