Hong Kong Art: Visual Archive

Man Fung Yi 文鳳儀
Name in pinyin: Wen Fengyi
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Place of birth: Hong Kong
Dates: 1968-
Art Medium: installation,sculpture
Man Fung-yi graduated from the Department of Fine Arts of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 1990. She obtained her Master of Fine Arts degree in 1999 and Master of Art (Daoist studies) in 2008 at CUHK. Man established the CHIC Studio (Artists’ House) and became an artist and art educator after graduation. From 1999 to 2001, she worked as a part-time lecturer at the Department of Fine Arts of CUHK. She has participated in numerous exhibitions, including Century.Women Art Exhibition (National Art Museum of China, 1998), The Wall: Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art Exhibition (the University at Buffalo Art Galleries & the China Millennium Monument, 2005), 30 years of Chinese Abstract Art (La CaixaForum Barcelona, La CaixaForum Palma, and La Caixa Forum Madrid, 2008), Yi Pai – Century Thinking Exhibition (Today Art Museum, Beijing, 2009), and Hong Kong International Arts and Antiques Fair (Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 2009). She was awarded the Freeman Foundation Fellowship for Asian Artists, U. S. A. in 1997 and the Critic Award, Century.Women Art Exhibition, Beijing in 1998. She was the Award Winner of the Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition in 2003. Her works are collected by the Hong Kong Museum of Art, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, the Nanjing Art Museum, the Foreign Cultural Exchange Association of China, the Hong Kong Housing Department, the Hong Kong Airport Authority, the MTR Corporation, and private collectors.
Launder One's Ego (1999-2001) Mixed media 26x152x72cmSimulation of an Ancient Lady by Painting 1 (2001) Mixed media Twinkle, Twinkle Little Stars (2003) Silk & wood To Cuddle or Not to Cuddle (2005) Brass
Constellation (Not Made by the Second Sex) (2007) Sculpture installation, brass, stainless steel, silk, paper, fibre glass & wood Poetic Touch (2007) Brass Not This, Not That, Not Here, Not There (2008) Burnished rice paper, ink, wood & brass Tranquility (2008) Brass
Weaving Intimacy (Body Lines) (2008) Stainless steel 48x 48x5cmWeaving Intimacy (Body Lines) No.YW (2005-2009) Stainless steel, burnished cotton Weaving Intimacy (Body Lines) No. Q1 (2009) Brass L.140 x W.52 x D.12cmWeaving Intimacy No. B1 (2009) Stainless steel
Wisdom of Nature (2009) Brass & brass lattice H.80cm x L.200cm, H.76cm x L.120cm, H.70cm x L.120cmMyth of Stars (2009) Brass The Couple’s Murmur: Making Herstory/ History (2009) Joy and Luck No. C3 (2010) Brass & stainless steel
My Body, My Story (2010) Bronze H.92 x W.34 x D.8 cmMan’s Needlework (2009-2010) Brass & Chiffon
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Contact the artist: manfungyi@yahoo.com.hk
Official artist website: http://www.chicstudioart.com.hk/man.html

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Last updated: 3 July, 2020.