Artist best known for realistic portrayals of Hong Kong says new paintings are all illusions

//Artist best known for realistic portrayals of Hong Kong says new paintings are all illusions

Artist best known for realistic portrayals of Hong Kong says new paintings are all illusions

Yeung Tong-lung’s Hong Kong is so familiar that it is easy to assume he paints from real life. How else could the shop interiors, the urban parks, the scaffolding with green safety nets in fast-gentrifying Kennedy Town be captured so vividly?The degree of realism is such that the reflection of a light bulb can be seen in the gold lettering of a Lunar New Year fortune scroll in a new painting. In another work, the flock of pigeons are so lifelike they are practically flying off the canvas.But…

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