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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Can Hong Kong’s Central harbourfront be more than prime real estate? | South China Morning Post

Can Hong Kong’s Central harbourfront be more than prime real estate? | South China Morning Post: “It’s a real sculpture park – large objects on grass with blue skies,” he said. “That’s rare in Hong Kong.”�

The Harbour Arts Sculpture Park lasted for seven weeks this year (February 22 to April 11) as an Arts Centre initiative to bring top-notch public art to the shores of Victoria Harbour – an unprecedented exhibition in a city where quality public art is still rare. The space itself is rare, too. Less than 40 per cent of the harbourfront is even accessible to the public, and this particular spot – reclaimed from the sea just over a decade ago – retains the feeling of an interstice: a leftover patch of earth caught between the towers of Central and the busy waters of the harbour.�