While most of the participating artists have found their themes in Hong Kong landscapes and the city’s people, Wong Chun-man prefers painting the exotic lands he visits. Yeung feels Wong’s technique exemplifies the characteristics typical of Hong Kong watercolors — an art genre that developed as a result of the interaction between Western and Eastern art.
“How to define Hong Kong artists?” This is a question curator Yeung frequently asks himself. The answer to that, he feels, lies not so much in the subjects Hong Kong artists choose to depict, rather in the techniques they use.
“The current show and other exhibitions organized by Sun Museum expect to provide a platform where Hong Kong artists are able to express their personalities and their own perceptions of arts and culture,” Yeung said.
Liu Cheng-mei allows different colors to flow freely, overlapping with each other to produce mysteriously poetic images.