A2Z Art Gallery

Émeric Chantier "Organicum - Cultura - Imbibere"

by Emeric Chantier

Date: 29 June, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A2Z Art Gallery present the inaugural solo exhibition in Hong Kong by Émeric Chantier. Through his extensive study in his unique media the artist practices sculpting human, animal and botanical forms to investigate nature and humanity. An immobile figure, appearing as if it is a living being, embodied with soul, sitting peacefully in the Sieza position, unpacks Chantier’s investigation into ancient Japanese culture. The figure displays the characteristics of a both femininity and masculinity. Courtesy and Apology are the two specific values held is the highest regard in Japanese culture that the Seiza position illustrates and upholds through its practice. Émeric Chantier’s recent work produced during an artist in residency for the Biwako Biennale 2018, articulates the mea culpa... Read more

Over The Influence

Scream - A Solo Exhibition by MeeNaPark

by MeeNaPark

Date: 4 July, 2019 | 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Over the Influence is pleased to present MeeNa Park’s Scream, a continuation of the theme of Park’s 2005 and 2016 exhibitions of the same name. Since her early work Orange Painting (2002-2003), Park has explored the origin and the influence of icons and visual symbols. Park’s scream paintings evoke Charles Schulz’s unmistakable character, Charlie Brown, abstracted as an icon. The act of screaming and the sound waves it produces are visualized with various gradations emanating from the character’s gaping mouth. But when the icon was first used in 2005, Park didn’t intend for the figure to be seen as Charlie Brown - the original inspiration was actually a drawing on a pencil case. At this time, Park was thinking more about Edvard Munch’s The Scream and the Hollywood movie Screa... Read more

Soluna Fine Art

Jang Young Sook - Ways of Water

Date: 5 July, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date:July 6, 2019 - August 15, 2019 Opening Reception: July 5 (Friday), 6-8pm   Soluna Fine Art is delighted to present Ways of Water, Jang Young-Sook’s first solo exhibition with the gallery, following her brief but successful debut at Art Central 2019. This exhibition showcases 9 works selected from the mid-2000’s Water Period of Jang’s extensive oeuvre, including works from the Wave Series and the WaterdropSeries. Jang explains her motivations: “[…] I paint water which is not so visible to the eyes, but is something absolutely essential to our survival. Water is not only the source of all life, but also the core of reason in the Orient. Water always sinks to the bottom, aligns itself with the shape of the bowl and gently shines other things.[…] I t... Read more

de Sarthe Gallery

de Sarthe Artist Residency X Wing Po So

by Wing Po So

Date: 10 July, 2019 | 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
de Sarthe is pleased to announce its third annual de Sarthe Artist Residency (deSAR) as well as its resident artist, Wing Po So (b. Hong Kong 1985). The artist will create artwork in the gallery space, which will be open to the public during normal gallery hours throughout the duration of the residency. deSAR runs from 10 July to 31 August and will culminate in a short exhibition at the beginning of September. During the residency, So will transform the space into a fictional excavation site. The artworks she plans to construct are made with Chinese medicinal ingredients such as plants, roots, seeds, and minerals, in addition to found objects. Engaging human senses through textures and smells, So's artworks fundamentally reconstruct time, space, and scale to contemplate philosophies abo... Read more

Lehmann Maupin

Mandy El-Sayegh: Dispersal

by Mandy El-Sayegh

Date: 11 July, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce Dispersal, an exhibition of work by London-based artist Mandy El-Sayegh. For the artist’s first solo exhibition in Asia, El-Sayegh will present new paintings, sculpture, and installation. Together, the works offer insight into El-Sayegh’s complex assessment of the systems—from global finance and media, to more organic and aesthetic frameworks—by which we make meaning, assign worth, and construct personal identity and culture. There will be a reception for the artist on Thursday, July 11, from 6 to 8 PM at the Pedder Building. As part of a generation coming of age at the turn of the 21st century, El-Sayegh’s artistic sensibility is informed by the fractured and diffuse nature of acquiring knowledge and personal perspective amidst our globa... Read more