HONG KONG: A Singular Point at Galerie Perrotin
By Maria Mao

Galerie Perrotin Hong Kong presents the first solo exhibition of Chinese artist Dawei Dong, whose innovative ink painting is an inspiration for print & graphics, and colour.

Jan 23, 2015
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Galerie Perrotin Hong Kong presents the first solo exhibition of Chinese artist Dawei Dong, whose innovative ink painting is an inspiration for print and graphics, and colour. Arising from a new breed of avant-garde Chinese ink-paintings, Dong’s works are hand-painted by Marker pen and are viewed from the back. By strictly controlling the ink dots, he develops a system whereby a puddle of ink forms lines, and eventually webs weaved by a maximum of four colours. Colliding, restrictive but orderly, the pattern catches viewers’ eyes with its tempting sensibility.“Dust on Dust” is a series of his chalk paintings on wood and their own reflections in powder on the ground. The falling pastel colours are a piece of art on their own, becoming yet another of Dong’s experiments using one “singular” element to achieve two goals. – Maria Mao Cui

A Singular Point 

Galerie Perrotin Hong Kong

17/F, 50 Connaught Road / 852 3758 2180

On view through March 4, 2015

Images by WGSN


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