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gallery EXIT a new Hong Kong gallery to watch

Posted by artradar on May 5, 2010


gallery EXIT is only a bit over a year old and has proven its place in the Hong Kong art landscape by consistently exhibiting high quality art.

It was founded with the “purpose of exhibiting progressive and ambitious works in all media that seek to go beyond the boundaries of nationality and discipline.”

KONG Chun Hei, Record (side A), ink on paper, 49.2 x 49.2 cm, 2009

KONG Chun Hei, Record (side A), 2009, ink on paper, 49.2 x 49.2 cm

As an example, the gallery is showing works by Kong Chun Hei in his first solo exhibition, Gleaning.

The artist, born in 1987, graduated at the top of his class from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009, leaving with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He demonstrates a disciplined concentration through his work. He lives and works in Hong Kong.

KONG Chun Hei, Snow, ink on paper, 41.6 x 30.6 cm, 2010

KONG Chun Hei, Snow, 2010, ink on paper, 41.6 x 30.6 cm

The show, consisting of ink on paper drawings of everyday objects, aims to portray the significance of the moment when we accept these objects for what they are. His works focus on the act of drawing itself and its relationship to observation and seeing.

KONG Chun Hei, Book II, ink on paper, 47.5 x 34.5 cm, framed, 2009

KONG Chun Hei, Book II, 2009, ink on paper, 47.5 x 34.5 cm, framed

gallery EXIT represents a number of internationally recognised artists such as Makoto FujimuraHuang Zheng and Kwan Sheung Chi, as well as local emerging artists.


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