Alicia Buenrostro Massieu, newly appointed Mexican Consul General to Hong Kong was welcomed by the Mexican Chamber of Commerce with a private dinner at Puerta Roja’s gallery in Sheung Wan. Her future plans include ambitious projects to showcase high calibre Mexican artists and collections in Hong Kong.
Puerta Roja’s new gallery space opens its doors displaying new works by Roberto Cortazar in anticipation of his first solo exhibition in Asia Pacific which will present a retrospective of the artist’s 20 years of work in October.
Puerta Roja opens the doors to its new gallery in New Street. As new comers to the rapidly developing creative district of Sheung Wan, we are delighted to contribute to the growth of the thriving art community in the neighbourhood.
Puerta Roja, is delighted to celebrate the year of the Rabbit in partnership with Damina Gallery, presenting “animal: the power of nature”, by Mexican artist Fernanda Brunet. In her new series, Fernanda furthers her now trademark dramatic animal representations, by exploring less known animal symbolism shared by Mexican and Chinese ancient cultures. Puerta Roja, is […]
Our highlight for Valentines day is “Lizard”, a gold and precious stones pendant by Leonora Carrington, the only surviving surrealist artist in the world. In fashion with fellow surrealist and once friend Dali, Leonora created a very limited jewellery series based on her most beloved magical creatures. An icon of female art and of surrealism, […]
After three years dedicated to museum work, Roberto Cortazar unveils his new series Kinetic One of the greatest of his generation, Roberto Cortazar is an artist with tremendous academic impact as well as commercial success. With over 140 exhibitions around the globe by 2006, Cortazar dedicated three years to commanding museum projecs. Most notably, he […]
Puerta Roja hosted a collectors’ lunch at Kee Club, featuring a talk by Latin American Art expert Gregorio Luke, former Director for MOLAA (the Museum of Latin American Art in California). Attending the lunch was Mexican sculptor Jose Sacal who visited Hong Kong as part of his recent tour to China. Sacal, who just donated […]
Gabriel Orozco, one of Mexico’s most controversial and renowned artists, tours New York, Basel, Paris and London for life retrospective The MoMA just closed Gabriel Orozcos 20 years retrospective. The exhibition in New York is followed by presentations at Kunstmuseum Basel, April 18–August 10, 2010; Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, September 15, […]
Art Basel’s most wanted: established artists. Collectors vied for works with proven track records and critical validation. It is a 70’s revival! [ ]… While the crowds were typical of every edition of the fair, the art on offer this year reflects the market’s changing tastes. “The tone of the fair has changed: it’s far […]
With Kahlo in Front, Christie’s Latin American Art Sale Fetches $16.8 Million Source: Artinfo.com NEW YORK—Mexican painting was the star at Christie’s Latin American art auction last night, which pulled in $16.8 million with a comfortable 81 percent sell-through rate by lot. Frida Kahlo’s Survivor (1938), secured top-lot honours, selling for $1.18 million on a […]