Category Archives: ART

WE Curate: Josef Fischnaller

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Fischnaller fully collapses chronological distance. Much like photographers Vik Muniz, Cindy Sherman or painter Kehinde Wiley, his characters and constructions bring a self-reflective presence to the work and its subjects fusing the delightful luxury of charms and bobbles with the absurdity of motorcycles and cooked spaghetti.   Continue reading WE Curate: Josef Fischnaller

WE Curate: Two words. ‘Air pollution’. How would you convey this?

WE Curate: Two words. ‘Air pollution’. How would you convey this?

Blindly celebrating vanity and pleasures is a brusque insult to the art of photography – which has always been an important lens to look at history, changes and civilisation. For ideas and thoughts should be elaborated without words, the organiser of WYNG Masters Awards in Hong Kong uttered only one thing as the theme of the year – AIR. Hence these many translations of it by these aspiring Hong Kong photographers.

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WE Curate: David Lynch & his Factory Photographs

WE Curate: David Lynch & his Factory Photographs

“I love industry. Pipes. I love fluid and smoke. I love man-made things. I like to see people hard at work, and I like to see sludge and man-made waste.”  – David Lynch

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WE Curate: RECIPE FOR A PAINTER

WE Curate: RECIPE FOR A PAINTER

Michael Chow, the famous restaurateur behind ‘Mr Chow’ Chinese restaurants worldwide, presents Asia’s first solo exhibition, to be filled by large-scale mixed media canvases, in Hong Kong at Pearl Lam Galleries. Continue reading WE Curate: RECIPE FOR A PAINTER

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WE Chronicle: Liang Yi Museum opens as Hong Kong’s rare antique sanctuary

WE Chronicle: Liang Yi Museum opens as Hong Kong’s rare antique sanctuary

Liang Yi Museum will soon unveil itself in February as Hong Kong’s first world-class private museum showcasing rare and precious antiques that reflect the East meets West culture of the city. Continue reading WE Chronicle: Liang Yi Museum opens as Hong Kong’s rare antique sanctuary

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WE Curate: Red Men by Shi Li Feng

WE Curate: Red Men by Shi Li Feng

Famous for his Red Men Series, Shi Lifeng’s bold use of red men against greyed-out political images tells powerful stories of present struggles in China by representing the paradox between pain and happiness in life. Continue reading WE Curate: Red Men by Shi Li Feng

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