Artist Yoshitaka Amano Explores Old and New Mythologies

Why We Recommend it

This exhibition juxtaposes rare antique Chinese Buddhist stone sculptures with the ultramodern paintings by iconic Japanese artist, Yoshitaka Amano.

Description

Yoshitaka Amano’s paintings are inspired by Asian and Western mythologies to create new legends taking place in futuristic and galactic realms.

The exhibition puts in perspective Amano’s works with rare and important Buddhist and mythical Chinese stone sculptures from the Northern Qi, Sui, Tang, Song and Ming Dynasties, highlighting the timeless qualities and deep influence of ancient religious art.

Details

When: 1 Apr 2017 - 30 May 2017 Where: Art Statements – Wong Chuk Hang