Hong Kong Art: Visual Archive
|Lai Ming Hoi, Victor 黎明海|
|Name in pinyin: Li Minghai|
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|Place of birth: Hong Kong|
|Art Medium: painting|
|Lai graduated from the Sir Robert Black College of Education in 1984. He was awarded a certificate of creative watercolour painting and a diploma in Chinese ink painting from the School of Continuing Studies of the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1985. He obtained his Bachelor of Education with first class honours from the University of Liverpool in 1987, and (with the scholarship from the British Council) a Master of Arts degree from the Royal College of Art in 1990. He received a fellowship from the Asian Cultural Council in 1991, which enabled him to travel in the United States from 1993 to 1994. Lai was awarded a Ph.D. degree in art history and visual art from Lancaster University in 2001. He is now working as a senior lecturer in the Creative Arts Department of the Hong Kong Institute of Education.|
|Painting a vase of flowers by the window 在一九九三年十二月二十七日繪畫的窗前花 (Dec. 27, 1993) Acrylic on canvas 91.5x122cm||A Man stand[ing] in front of the mirror (III) 鏡前人（三） (1993) Oil on canvas 86.5x96.5cm||Lantau Island in Spring 大嶼山的春天 (1993) Oil on canvas 61x61cm||Stanley Bay (III) 赤柱灣（三） (1994) Oil on canvas 76.5x76.5cm|
|Angel with Violin 天使與小提琴 (1994) Oil on canvas 99x104cm||Leda & the Swan 麗達與天鵝 (1985) Oil on canvas 132x140cm||Blue Olympia with Cat (I) 藍色的奧林匹斯與貓 (1995) Oil on canvas 114.3x127cm||Sunflowers with Bottle 向日葵與瓶子 (1995-96) Oil on canvas 86.5x96.5cm|
|Visual Diary – Vermont Studio Centre 視藝日記－佛蒙特工作室 (Nov. 6, 1996) Oil on canvas size unknown||Nativity 誕生 (1996) Oil on canvas 99x104cm||An Indian Dream with Sunflowers 有向日葵的印度夢 (1996) Oil on canvas 132x140cm||Homage to Paul Cezanne 向保羅 • 塞尚致敬 (1996) Oil on canvas 104x99cm|
|An Indian Dream with Book 有書本的印度夢 (1996-97) Oil on canvas 86.5x96.5cm||Interior ▪ 1960s’ 室內 • 一九六零 (1997) Oil on canvas size unknown||Letter From Home (II) (1997) Oil on canvas 132x138cm||Communication (I) 溝通（一） (1997) Oil on canvas 99x104cm|
|An Ancient Dream (I) 原始的夢（一） (1997) Oil on canvas 81.5x86.5cm||Sunflowers at Night 夜裡的向日葵 (1997-98) Oil on canvas 86.5x96.5cm||New Street (II) 新街（二） (1999) Oil on canvas 105.5x99cm||The Pursuit of Happiness 尋找快樂 (1996-99) Oil on canvas 147.5x193cm|
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Last updated: 3 July, 2020.