To celebrate the 30th anniversary of French May Arts Festival, Hong Kong ceramicist Leo Wong presents a visual art exhibition “Chinoiserie: The Enduring Allure of the Far East”, exploring the profound influence and intertwinement of oriental art and craftsmanship on European art history and modern design. The exhibition is divided into three concepts:
"Mirage of Far East" : Time-travel to the 18th century French manor via the immersive art installation in the exhibition, leading the fantasy stories how Chinoiserie influenced European.
“Pilgrimage of Porcelain“ : The secret of porcelain formula had been closely guarded in the East for many hundred of years. The exhibition will discover the oriental aesthetic and craftsmanship of porcelain and how it caused a sensation in Europe.
"Fifty Shades of Blue“ : Blue-and-White porcelain is the most iconic symbol of Chinaware, the cerulean color has revered and admired in the globe for centuries. The exhibition will explore how B&W porcelain become the mark of distinguished style and timeless elegance, from luxury fashion to interior design.
Date: 6 - 10th July 2023 (10am - 9pm Daily)
Venue: 香港視覺藝術中心 Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre (半山堅尼地道7號 / No. 7 Kennedy Road, Mid-levels)
以下時段將舉辦私人活動，恕不對外開放。敬請留意。6 July (6-8pm) 及 8 July (3-5pm)