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Art Basel Hong Kong Sets City Into Frenzy

HONG KONG — Now in its seventh year, Art Basel Hong Kong is growing up, but it isn’t slowing down. The past week attracted an ever-growing flurry of parties and other events to the city in its wake, vying for the attention of well-heeled collectors from around the world.
Fashion brands again this year had a notable presence during the art fair, with Dior, Fendi, Swarovski, Balmain and Prada all embracing the art world in various ways.
Prada went all-out, establishing its Prada Mode private club for two days of dinners, lectures and partying for the likes of Yana Peel, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Aimee Song, Christopher Owen and Victoria Tang-Owen, to name a few.
Taking over the elegant Madame Fu restaurant in the Tai Kwun art center, this second iteration of the roving Prada Mode club — the first was during Art Basel Miami in December 2018 — featured an installation of photographer Jamie Diamond’s unsettling “Dolls’ House” series, documenting the intimate interactions of humans with inanimate baby dolls.
“It’s all about exploring the social complexities and cultural conventions that define motherhood, and the mother-child paradigm,” Diamond said. The artist, who gave a talk and was honored at a dinner, told WWD that partnering

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Via:: https://wwd.com/eye/lifestyle/art-basel-hong-kong-1203096171/