Pearl Lam Galleries will re-open a space in Hong Kong on May 16, on the eve of ART HK. The 340sqm gallery will be located on the sixth floor of the historic Grade II listed Pedder Building, alongside Gagosian, Ben Brown and Hanart TZ, at the heart of Hong Kong’s growing contemporary art scene.
The inaugural exhibition will take a fresh look at Chinese contemporary abstract painting featuring artworks by eight leading Chinese abstract artists of different generations including Li Xiaojing, Qin Yufen, Qiu Zhenzhong, Zhu Jinshi , Yan Binghui , Su Xiaobai, Zhang Jianjun and Li Huasheng.
The gallery has already announced solo shows by Zaha Hadid in 2012 and Yinka Shonibare in 2013.
Pearl Lam is a well-known art collector, who has already a gallery presence in Shanghai. She had first opened a gallery in HK in the 90s, but later closed it.