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Art Totems Bridging East & West: Eddie Lui's Four Decades of Artistic Pursuit

University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG)
18 Jan - 26 Mar 2017
Opening Reception : 17 Jan 2017, 18:00 - 19:30
Art Totems Bridging East & West: Eddie Lui's Four Decades of Artistic Pursuit

Germination
1973
Ink on paper
84.5 (H) x 60 (W) cm

Art Totems Bridging East & West: Eddie Lui's Four Decades of Artistic Pursuit

Cockerel
2005
Wood-fired ceramic sculpture
47 (H) x 38 (W) x 18 (D) cm

Art Totems Bridging East & West: Eddie Lui's Four Decades of Artistic Pursuit

Open Sky
1997
Acrylic on linen
122 (H) x 122 (W) cm

The University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG) of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) will present Art Totems Bridging East & West: Eddie Lui's Four Decades of Artistic Pursuit, an exhibition of over 60 artworks documenting the artist’s distinguished career from January 18 to March 26, 2017. A successful banker, Eddie Lui began as a part-time artist before exchanging his corporate career for a full-time engagement with his passion for art. The public display at UMAG, as well as the accompanying catalogue, follow a strict chronology and honour the artistic contribution of one of the city’s most celebrated contemporary artists.

Eddie Lui is—as a draftsman, painter and sculptor—one of the founders of contemporary art in Hong Kong. His work is beautifully executed and eccentric, and his employment of form and colour continues to engage throughout the years. Few subject matters are particular to any one culture; his pictorial language is marked by the international and diverse influences found in Hong Kong. Eddie Lui’s familiarity with various materials and use of their distinct characteristics is embraced by his overarching topics and forms of visual expression that are common to several of his techniques and recognisable as ‘art totems’. The size and volume of selected artworks shows the artist’s ease with two- and three-dimensional artworks and the dialogue that he routinely creates between them.

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