21 February 2020/ HONG KONG
After almost 6 years of absence in Hong Kong, Pure Evil, the famed LONDON STREET ARTIST returns to Hong Kong with a brand new series, featuring some of the most known political leaders in his work... We have a sneak peek of his new series, his work will be shown at affordable art fair in Hong Kong from 15-18 May 2020 with APRÈ GALLERY.
MICKY MAO - MIXED MEDIA ON CHINESE VINTAGE PRINT
HANDPAINTED SOEKHARNO LIVE PORTRAIT
MICKY MAO 2
THE BREXIT QUEEN
YES WE SCAN, CRYING OBAMA
PURE EVIL,is no strangers to art lovers in Hong Kong. His work was on permanent display at the artisanal restaurant Bibo restaurant in Sheung Wan Hong Kong - Bibo is the world's unique fine dining restaurant & bar that serves innovative French cuisine in an art gallery setting with works by the most renowned street artists. Until recently, the restaurant announced closing in February 2020 due to the ongoing political unrest.
BIBO, HONG KONG
To a lot of art lovers in Hong Kong, it is a loss for the art community... Yet the good news is, PURE EVIL will coming to Hong Kong with a new show at affordable art fair Hong Kong and will be showing with APRÈ GALLERY, a new Hong Kong gallery showing young and emerging contemporary artists with a focus of street art.
Pure Evil explains that a chance email from a Chinese “copy village” gave impetus to his “Nightmare Series.” The village offered, via email, a list of artists it could reproduce, including three Andy Warhol paintings. The idea of Warhol’s entire artistic output distilled right down to three small 64 x64 pixel thumbnails of Jackie Kennedy, Liz Taylor and an Electric Chair became the inspiration for these doomed and dripping celebrity portraits. Why are they crying? “Its an illustration of the heartbreak and sadness we have all experienced in relationships in the past.”
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