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The silly Swiss who own Art Basel are smoking crack if they think Art Basel Hong Kong will happen this year.

This just in museums in China and Hong Kong are closed indefinitely until the coronavirus contagion is contained.

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Museums in mainland China and Hong Kong are shutting down indefinitely as part of the efforts to contain the deadly coronavirus. In Hong Kong, all facilities overseen by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD)—including the Hong Kong Museum of Art—will be closed from January 29th onward, according to a notice on LCSD’s website. To date there have been eight confirmed cases of the virus in Hong Kong; on Tuesday, its government implemented measures to limit the number of travelers coming to the city from the mainland.

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