A is for August. A is for Art. Celebrate Month 8 of 2019 at Art Macao!
What a simple little thing. It enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
Welcome to a place where art is celebrated for what it is. Welcome to Art Macao!
‘Art Macao’ is a five-month mega international art and cultural event that features the ‘Art Macao: International Art Exhibition’ showcasing visual arts, art installations, musical and theatrical performances and International youth dance, music and drama festivals. It is going to be an unforgettable artistic summer full of emotions!
So indulge in art and watch it come alive at Art Macao with the following Exhibitions:
- Wynn – Garden of Earthly Delights:
This very special art event is inspired by Hieronymus Bosch’s stunning masterpiece The Garden of Earthly Delights, which was painted during the time of the Renaissance. An extraordinary selection of modern and contemporary art pieces from the world’s most renowned artists, Wynn – Garden of Earthly Delights is a must-visit place for all art connoisseurs. Be present while they share their rich and cultural diversities. Wynn embraces the world of art and the work of the following artists shall be presented for the first time in Macao: Herb Alpert, Robert Indiana, MAD Architects, Refik Anadol, Jennifer Steinkamp, Sam Francis, Edoardo Tresoldi and more. Join them on a journey of contemporary art into a world of innovation and creativity through various media forms such as painting installations, and digital art pieces.
Psst! Bollywood’s Dangal Star: Fatima Sana Shaikh recently vacationed in Macao and visited the Garden of Earthly Delights. For her, the arts displayed at Art Macao were enriching and blissful!
Name: Wynn – Garden of Earthly Delights by Wynn Macao, Limited
Date: 6th June 2019 to 6th October 2019
Place: Wynn Macao and Wynn Palace.
2nd Annual Arts Exhibition:
The most-awaited exhibition showcasing a rich colourful experience of varied cultures and regions in the form of visual arts is finally here! The ‘Annual Arts Exhibition’ is linked to Macao’s distinctive exhibition venues, including the Macao Museum of Art and the newly opened No. 55-57 Avenida do Coronel Mesquita. Say hi to artists from different countries while they host these vibrant exhibitions. To make the event brighter, curators, artists, experts and scholars are also invited to showcase diverse manifestations and development of contemporary art through their art creations, lectures and workshops. It’s going to provide us with a wonderful atmosphere and cultural vitality for various tourists and citizens of Macao. Let the power of art bring all of us together!
Name: 2nd Annual Arts Exhibition
Date: July 2019 to October 2019
Place: No. 55-57 Avenida do Coronel Mesquita, Macao Museum of Art.
Wait! There’s more. ‘Art Macao: International Art Exhibition’ in collaboration with artists, is also featuring outdoor art installations at selected captivating and iconic venues and spaces in Macao; allowing to take these arts closer to the public as an integral part of their daily lives.
- Outdoor Art Installation: Contemplation of Lovingkindness:
The stainless steel structure ‘Contemplation of Lovingkindness’ stands tall around the Macao Museum of Art and is supported by Wynn Macao, Limited. It is a glorious three-dimensional ink painting to remind the public to protect nature. The design of this phenomenon is by the Hong Kong artist Mok Yat San.
Name: Contemplation of Lovingkindness
Date: 6th June 2019 to 6th October 2019
Place: Art Plaza – Macao Cultural Centre.
- Outdoor Art Installation: Fruit Tree:
Another art installation that cannot be missed is Fruit Tree by Choi Jeong Hwa. An artificial cornucopia bountiful with fake and colourful fruits of disproportionate sizes, this inflatable structure is not just an installation. It stands for so much more. A comment on the dichotomous relationship of what is real and what is synthetic, natural and artificial, landscape and urban is attempted by this distinguished structure. This unnatural wonder will imprint itself on your minds and leave you asking for more.
Name: Fruit Tree
Dates: 6th June 2019 to 6th October 2019
Place: Macao Cultural Centre
The second half of this monumental event has begun and it’s going to be prominent as ever.
We cannot contain our excitement. Can you?