Hong Kong Art: Visual Archive

Lau Pui Yee, Gukzik 劉掬色
Name in pinyin: Liu Juse
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Place of birth: Hong Kong
Dates: unknown-
Art Medium: printmaking
Lau began her creative activities in printmaking in 1975. She graduated from the Ontario College of Art in Toronto in 1976 and worked in Canada for four years. In 1988, she received a bursary from the British Council to study for an M.A. Degree at the Royal College of Art in London and graduated with distinction in 1990. Combining the use of photocopier with etching press, she introduced a new medium of printmaking through her experiments and made important progress in the transfer of laser copies onto high-grade art paper. Her works have been featured in various books, newspapers and magazines in England and Hong Kong as well as widely shown in many joint and individual art exhibitions in England, Canada, Japan, Switzerland and Hong Kong. Currently, she is a visiting lecturer at the School of Design of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
One Morning in June, 1989 (1989) Assembling print 40x20cmMaster Thesis, Royal College of Art, London (1990) (Title of Thesis: Printing on Sundays) & Thesis Cover Original Copies (1990) (Group Exhibition at the Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art) A Hundred Years of a Lifetime (1990) (featured on “Original Prints” in Asian Art News (Vol.2, no. 1, Jan. 1992)
The Green Moon (1990) Assembling print A3 sizeWith the Light On (Left), With the Light Off (Right) (1991) Transfer print Approx. 41x41cmCollecting Colours (1992) (Catalogue of the show at Pacific Place, Hong Kong, presented by the British Council) Moon She is Very Small (Left), The Yellow New Moon (Right) (1995) Assembling print Slightly smaller than A3 size
The Pink Sandal(Left), The Green Heels (Right) (1996) Assembling print Approx. A3 sizeRed and Book (1997) Digital inkjet print 80x85cmThe Green Sea (1997) Digital inkjet print 80x80cmWindow on Hong Kong (1997) Digital print 120x80cm
A Decade of Collecting Colours: Red - Part I (1997) (Fringe Club) A Decade of Collecting Colours: Yellow + Blue - Part II (1997) (Hong Kong Arts Centre) The Light of My City (1998) Digital print 80x120cmThe Morning of My City (1998) Digital print 80x120cm
The Harbour of My City (1998) Digital print 80x120cmThe Air of My City (1998) Digital inkjet print 80x110cmIn Celebration of Art: Hong Kong Arts Centre 25th Anniversary Exhibition (2001) (Sept. 2001, Hong Kong Arts Centre) Talking to My City: You are a Blue Sea (Left), Talking to My City: You are not a Blue Sea (Right) (2001) Painting & digital print mounted on a light box 126.7x176.5x21.5cm
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Author 作者 Year Title of Article [Related Information]
Lau Pui Yee, Gukzik 劉掬色 2001 Artist's Statement (2001) [in English & Chinese]
Tsang Hing Ling 曾慶靈 2002 Lau Gukzik interviewed by Tsang Hing Ling [in Chinese 中文訪問]
Contact the artist: gukziklau@yahoo.com
Official artist website: http://gukzik.wordpress.com/

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Last updated: 3 July, 2020.