Art Basel, Hong Kong and to some extent Art Central, see international collectors with very deep pockets fly in seeking exposure to, and the purchase of, Asian art on an unprecedented scale, as well as Western art. With top asking prices sitting in the USD millions, ABHK is a magnet for major Western and Eastern dealers and, combined with satellite events, has made the city into an art hub on a global scale. But there’s more to the annual bonanza, says our correspondent in Hong Kong.
Movies: everybody wants some
* Books: Girls & sex by Peggy Orenstein
* Music: Bang zoom crazy…hello by Cheap Trick
* Wine: The western kingdom
* Food: Tastes and wonders