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My name is JJ.Acuna, aka. "TheWanderlister". I am an Architect and Interior Designer and founder of JJ Acuna / Bespoke Studio. Ive been the author of this blog for about 8 years running. Check back with us to read about all the great things happening in Hong Kong and the Asian region at large.

theW+: William Lim's Art Collection in Dialogue With AAA Auction Pieces / Hong Kong

theW+: William Lim's Art Collection in Dialogue With AAA Auction Pieces / Hong Kong

Thanks to Design Anthology (@design_anthologymagazine and Asia Art Archive's (@asiaartarchive) Annual Fundraiser- plus Architect, William Lim's (@williamlimcl3) generosity- members of the Public were able to graciously experience a rare sneak peak through Lim's personal gallery space and private collection of around seventy-five pieces of art plus thousands of books within it. 

 Arch. William Lim

Arch. William Lim

 Trevor Yeung hangs on grills. 

Trevor Yeung hangs on grills. 

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Lim is one of Hong Kong's most accomplished Architects, recently opening the HQueen's Art Tower in Central. He's done so well for himself in his profession- that even his two sons have followed his path becoming Architects- going so far as attending the same University as he did.

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In his spare time, Lim collects local and regional art as a hobby, amassing quite a collection of wonderful works- making him one of the cities' top collectors in terms of it's regional focus and breadth of medium and subject matter.

 Work by William Lim and Heman Chong in a stage built by OpenUU. 

Work by William Lim and Heman Chong in a stage built by OpenUU. 

 William Lim's table sits in front of a painting by Lam Tung Pang. 

William Lim's table sits in front of a painting by Lam Tung Pang. 

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Smartly, the 70+ works in Auction for the AAA were displayed throughout the gallery, juxtaposed with pieces of similar or opposing subject matter. The one-time exhibition also allows the public to visualise the works Auctioned within a lived-in domestic studio space.

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From the Auction, my favorite pieces included works by Liu Ye, Vishwa Shroff, and Antony Gormley. From Lim's own collection, I loved the pieces from Adrian Wong, Tsui Wai Ling, Heman Chong, and Lee Kit. The great Alexandra Seno of AAA and Suzy Annetta, Editor-in-chief of Design Anthology co-hosted the event.

 A popular piece by Liu Ye, available in the AAA Auction .

A popular piece by Liu Ye, available in the AAA Auction .

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 Alex Seno reviewing a work by Ko Sin Tung. 

Alex Seno reviewing a work by Ko Sin Tung. 

 Suzy Annetta walking through the exhibition with guests. 

Suzy Annetta walking through the exhibition with guests. 


This blog post was made possible with the Camera, Photo, and SquareSpace apps, all on the iPhone Xs Max.

BID Asia Art Archive Annual Auction 2018 . W: https://www.aaa2018auction.com/

READ "The No Colors" published by Hatje Cantz in 2014 . W: http://www.artbook.com/9783775737883.html

JJ.

theW+: The Artling Brings Asian Design Collectibles Direct To Market / Hong Kong

theW+: The Artling Brings Asian Design Collectibles Direct To Market / Hong Kong