Gallery: Art of Nature Contemporary Gallery
Artist(s): 嘉央切智 Lama Jamyang
Opening / Event Date: 31 Dec, 2019
Closing / End Date: 31 Dec, 2020
JPS Art Gallery is pleased to present a joint solo exhibition, Is Truth Real? and Yesterday Once More, by rising Hong Kong artist Chino Lam. On view at the gallery’s location in LANDMARK ATRIUM, marking the artist’s first-ever solo show in Hong Kong. The two exhibitions are shown in tandem in JPS Art Gallery and JPS Art Store, presenting the diversity of Lam’s artistic oeuvre.
Presenting in tandem with the exhibition in the Art Gallery, the JPS Art Store also gladly presents Yesterday Once More, a series of paper-works that took inspiration from Lam’s childhood memories. Reminiscence of the popular culture found in his childhood, Lam uses his signature character Jiro and makes playful crossovers with characters from Japanese and Western manga, animations and films. Recalling characters from Doraemon, Robocan, Godzilla and The Simpsons, this series of paper-works is a told the anecdote of Lam’s youth and evokes the collective memories of many here in Hong Kong. Setting apart from the exhibition in the Art Gallery, the Art Store offers a more cheerful and accessible approach to Lam’s oeuvre. The topic of the works is less serious and creates a light-hearted and friendly environment. Art merchandise from the main exhibition would also be featured in the Art Store. Including a package art of a hand-finished print and figure set, limited edition of 50, bringing a well-rounded experience to Lam’s exhibition.