Hong Kong artist Hon Chi-fun’s fascination with light explored in new show

//Hong Kong artist Hon Chi-fun’s fascination with light explored in new show

Hong Kong artist Hon Chi-fun’s fascination with light explored in new show

“A Story of Light” is not a retrospective of Hon Chi-fun, the Hong Kong modernist artist who has just died at the age of 96. It does not include his early realistic oil landscapes or his calligraphy. But by picking out 30-odd works that trace his fascination with light from four prolific decades, this new exhibition at the Asia Society is a rare chance to see some of his best works all under one roof.Bath of Fire (1968) is the first work you see in the exhibition. The dramatic red and green…

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