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Fong So's Paintings:
SAR 10 Years On

特區十年:方蘇繪畫

Exhibition: June 27- July 16, 2007
FCC, Hong Kong


 

On 27 June 2007, I attended the opening ceremony of Fong So's exhibition at the Foreign Correspondents' Club. Fong So has used his brushes and ink to portray Hong Kong over its first decade as the SAR of China and express his thoughts to "celebrate" this 10th Anniversary in a different way. His paintings, an integration of Chinese painting techniques with some expressionism, powerfully depict his own thoughts and conscience as a former journalist and writer and reflect most Hongkongers' aspirations for democracy and a better life in the SAR. That evening I was also excited and nostalgic meeting old friends, some of whom I had not seen for over 30 years!

I know Fong may not be too happy about my use of the word "celebrate." Perhaps we could all celebrate that, 10 years on, Hongkongers can still showcase our quest for democracy through mass rallies and express different opinions in independent press, just like the messages carried in Fong's paintings. Of course we should all celebrate the reunification of Hong Kong with China in 1997 when the colony ("a British-occupied territory")  of Hong Kong was returned to the motherland. Meanwhile China is on the move towards changes, economic, social, political and more...

Let Fong So's paintings give us some hope and promise for a better tomorrow in the Hong Kong SAR and China.

Please visit his exhibition being held at the Foreign Correspondents' Club (http://www.fcchk.org), Tel: (852)2521-1511, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, from 10 am to 12 noon and from 3 pm to 5:30 pm daily until 16 July 2007. Entry free. You can also visit Fong-Yeung Studio's website at http://www.fong-yeung.com for more details.

The following are some works on display in the exhibition (Reproduced with Fong So's permission)
1997: Year of the Buffalo
The Totem and the Moscot
Two Currencies
As Usual
Fong So at the opening ceremony
Now What?
Fireworks and Candlelight
2007: Year of the  Pig
Will they live to see it?
© 2007 Fong & Yeung Studio  

NEW EXHIBITION: Two paintings are being shown in An Exhibition Hall of Hong Kong Central Library
Opposite the Victoria Park on Hong Kong Island from January 22 to February 3, 2009

方蘇兩張肖像畫,現正在一個名為《香港・水・墨・色》的展覽中展出,展期是2009年1月22至2月3日
而展場就是維園對面的香港中央圖書館展覽廳

© 2009-2013 CY Tsui

Last updated on 24 march 2013
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