Segments in this Video

Hong Kong Art Basel (05:00)


China's art market is growing rapidly, fueled by young collectors like billionaire Adrien Cheng. Japanese artist Takashi Murakami focuses on Asian clients. British artist Tracey Emin discusses her creative process; she feels nervous showing to Chinese audiences for the first time.

Building an Art Collection (02:42)

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton discusses his new passion. Derek Blasberg accompanies him on a tour of Hong Kong Art Basel.

Investing in Culture (03:04)

Qatar Museums Chair Sheikha al Mayassa is building the royal family's collection and supporting local and international artists. She has exhibited provocative artists and gunpowder painter Cai Guo-Qiang.

Chinese Art in Qatar (03:07)

Cai curates an exhibition featuring 15 Chinese artists and focusing on individual creativity. Meet Hu Zhijun, a farmer turned sculptor. Mayassa sees art as an exchange of ideas transcending borders, religion, and class.

Li Songsong (04:31)

Celebrities share their enthusiasm for contemporary Chinese art. Based in Beijing artist colony 798 Zone, Li uses images from Chinese history to subvert our understanding of it. Art academies preserve Soviet realist painting techniques. Hear why most contemporary art escapes censorship.

Conrad Shawcross (03:51)

British pop star Rita Ora is in Hong Kong to perform at the QQ Music Awards. Shawcross discusses his inspiration from science, large scale sculptures, and the Ada Project. Blasberg reflects on China's contemporary art scene.

For additional digital leasing and purchase options contact a media consultant at 800-257-5126
(press option 3) or

Hong Kong Art Basel

DVD (Chaptered) Price: $129.95
DVD + 3-Year Streaming Price: $194.93
3-Year Streaming Price: $129.95



This program focuses on the contemporary art world, set against the backdrop of Asia’s pre-eminent international art fair, Hong Kong Art Basel.

Length: 24 minutes

Item#: BVL187460

ISBN: 978-1-64623-351-9

Copyright date: ©2016

Closed Captioned

Performance Rights

Prices include public performance rights.

Not available to Home Video and Publisher customers.