Night-time

Moon Lagoon

Two men watch lanterns dot the night sky from a dinghy. Dated September 10, 2022.

Closing Time

Pretentious chefs flee the scene of a burning Jumbo Floating Restaurant, one with a dubious lighter in hand. Based on the August 15 & 22, 2011 New Yorker magazine cover S.O.S. by Christoph Niemann.

Colonia Babylonia

Hong Kong’s own Tower of Babel advertises popular colonial-era bars, restaurants, and clubs. Based on the October 2, 1995 New Yorker magazine cover by Edward Sorel.

Country Club (American Club Special)

Holiday-makers skate on an icy swimming pool at The American Club, Country Club while a Christmas tree glistens on the South Lawn and a rogue polar bear pilfers a snow cone. Based on the February 26, 1927 New Yorker magazine cover. Created in a special, festive collaboration with The American Club Hong Kong.

Cupidity

A gawky expat fawns over his disinterested date at the Armani/Privé terrace in Central. Based on the February 19, 1996 New Yorker magazine cover Cupid’s Volley by Peter de Sève.

Ding Dong

Children dressed as Doraemon, Hello Kitty, Ultraman, and Pikachu trick-or-treat in their apartment building. Based on the November 1, 1958 New Yorker magazine cover Halloween by William Steig.

Extra Extra

The artist sits alone in a newsagent’s kiosk, surrounded by her Hong Konger magazines. Based on the May 30, 1931 New Yorker magazine cover News Stand by Barney Tobey.

Ghosts of Punters Past

Ghosts come down from Hong Kong Cemetery to watch the racing at Happy Valley Racecourse. Based on the May 12, 1962 New Yorker magazine cover by Garrett Price.

Groundlings

An outdoor screening of “Godzilla vs. Kong” at the Grounds in AIA Vitality Park distracts from a real battle between the beasts by Victoria Harbour. Based on the August 24, 2009 New Yorker magazine cover Double Feature by Adrian Tomine.

Half the Sky

Business tycoons, modelling the International Finance Centre, Lippo Centre, Central Plaza, the Peak Tower, and the Bank of China as hats, assemble among Hong Kong’s skyscrapers. Based on the November 8, 1999 New Yorker magazine cover High Fashion by Danuta Dabrowska-Siemaszkiewicz.

Junk of the Magi

The three wise men sail a junk boat down Victoria Harbour. Based on the December 21, 1968 New Yorker magazine cover by Charles Martin.

Just Cabbied

A newly married couple speeds off in a Hong Kong red taxi. Based on the June 25, 2007 New Yorker magazine cover by Lou Romano.

Kowloon Motor Battalion

A Kowloon Motor Bus and a First Bus pass in the night, cannons firing from their gun ports. Based on the July 20, 2009 New Yorker cover Tour Wars by Bruce McCall.

LKF

An average Lan Kwai Fong building on a Saturday night, housing a hookah bar, nightclub, bar, strip club, and their assorted patrons. Based on the June 25, 2018 New Yorker magazine cover City Living by Harry Bliss.

Mooncake Maven

A giddy hermit decks his balcony out for Mid-Autumn Festival. Based on the December 23, 2019 New Yorker magazine cover Decking the Deck by Edward Steed.

[Redacted]

A student studies a highly redacted text in a dingy library while televisions blare around her. Based on the March 3, 1973 New Yorker magazine cover by Arthur Kimmig Getz.

Town Club American Club Special)

Santa Claus carries a Christmas tree up the steps between the 48th and 49th floors of The American Club, Town Club. Based on the December 16, 2019 New Yorker magazine cover Priority Shipping by Peter de Sève. Created in a special, festive collaboration with The American Club Hong Kong.

Upward Mobility

A man in a face mask and Jeremy Kin Knicks jersey looks up at an airplane leaving Hong Kong while skyscrapers tower over him. Based on the September 30, 1996 New Yorker magazine cover Businessman Looks Up at Tall Skyscrapers by Eric Drooker.

After Hours

A Zamboni driver at Festival Walk’s ice-skating rink sneaks onto the ice after hours for some fishing. Based on the February 3, 2003 New Yorker magazine cover by Bruce McCall.