Hong Kong Art: Visual Archive
|Kwan, Jerry 關晃|
|Name in pinyin: Guan Fang|
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|Place of birth: Guangdong, China|
|Art Medium: painting|
|Kwan moved to Hong Kong in 1949 and to the United States in 1972. He lived and worked in New York City since 1979, returning to Hong Kong in 1997. He obtained the Certificate in Art and Design from the Department of Extra-mural Studies of Hong Kong University in 1972, and graduated from the Columbus College of Art and Design with a B.F.A. degree in 1976, and Syracuse University with a M.F.A. degree in 1978. Since 1971, he has held a number of solo exhibitions in Hong Kong and New York and numerous group exhibitions in Hong Kong, Korea, the United States and Macau. He was the recipient of a Ford Foundation award for excellent works (1978) and a Fellowship from the US National Endowment for the Arts (1995-95).|
|Emptiness (1972) Woodcut 35x24in||Untitledv (1977) Acrylic on paper 85x70in||Untitled (1977) Acrylic on canvas 85x70in||Untitled (1977) Acrylic on canvas 92x70cm|
|Transformation Series No. 5 (1981) Pastel on paper 20x26in||The Ghetto 少數族裔社區 (1984) Oil on canvas Triptych 46x96in||Acid Rain (1984) Oil on canvas size unknown||Melting Hot (1984) Oil on canvas 46x91in|
|[The Princesses of the Last Emperor] 末代帝王的後宮佳麗 (1985) Plaster 14x4x5cm each||On 64 (1989) Pastel on paper size unknown||Portrait of Gods Series (1993) Mixed media size unknown||Domestic Wolf (1993) Mixed media on canvas 46x90in|
|End of the Line (1994) Oil on canvas 22x28in||Underground Series No. 3 (1994) Ink on paper size unknown||Parking Lot (1995) Oil on canvas 22x30in||Party is Over (1995) Oil on canvas 22x30in|
|Lamp Post (1996) Oil on canvas Oil on canvas||Rural Industry (1999) Oil on canvas 38.5x90in||The Trouble of the Ox (2002) Oil on canvas 27.5x75in||Confucius says, “Think No Evil” (2003) Oil, epoxy and metal on canvas 60x119.5in|
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Last updated: 3 July, 2020.