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Hong Kong Arts Organizations Accused Of Endangering National Security

Exterior view of M+ museum’s recently completed building, in West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong, 2021. Photo by Peter Chung for ArtAsiaPacific.

Less than a year after Hong Kong’s national security law came into force, the local art sector is facing increased political scrutiny amid accusations of promoting “anti-government” projects.

The recent furor ignited after M+ executive director Suhanya Raffel stated the museum would have “no problem” displaying politically sensitive artworks. The remarks were made at the March 12 media preview of the newly completed M+ building…

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