David Zwirner to open their first gallery in Hong Kong

DAVID Zwirner is opening a new gallery in Hong Kong at the start of 2018 this is in addition to the company’s current galleries in New York and London.

David Zwirmer opens a new gallery in AsiaRendering of H Queen’s building. Courtesy of H Queen.

The Hong Kong gallery will be located on the fifth and sixth floors of H Queen’s tower. The tower has been designed by William Lim of CL3 Architects and is located in the city’s Central district. The interior design of David Zwirner has been overseen by the designer of David Zwirner’s New York and London locations for continuity, Annabelle Selldorf. David Zwirner Hong Kong will be run by Leo Xu, formerly of Leo Xu Projects, a contemporary art gallery in Shanghai, and Jennifer Yum, the former Vice President and Head of Morning Day Sales in the Post-War and Contemporary Art department of Christie’s in New York.

David Zwirner opens a new gallery in AsiaLeft to right: Jennifer Yum, David Zwirner, Leo Xu. Photograph: Anna Bauer.
Courtesy: David Zwirner, New York/London

The gallery’s inaugural exhibition will be of paintings by Michaël Borremans, a Belgian artist widely regarded as one of the best painters working today. The exhibition is titled Michaël Borremans: Fire From Sun and is his first solo exhibition in Hong Kong.

David Zwirner 2Michaël Borremans, Fire from the Sun (2017). Oil on Panel, 32 x 27.5 cm © Michaël Borremans
Courtesy: David Zwirner, New York/London and Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp

David Zwirner opens a new gallery in AsiaMichaël Borremans, Fire from the Sun (2017). Oil on Panel, 20 x 22.5 cm © Michaël Borremans
Courtesy: David Zwirner, New York/London and Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp

by Allie Nawrat

The Hong Kong gallery will be open from January 27, 2018