The Art of Matter - New Arts of Asia

May 18 - June 08 2018

Opera Gallery Monaco

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Opera Gallery Monaco

May 18 - June 08 2018

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Palais de la Scala
98000 Monaco

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Add to Calendar 2018-05-18 00:00:00 2018-06-08 00:00:00 The Art of Matter - New Arts of Asia

\'The Art of Matter\' is a curated group exhibition featuring 7 key Asian artists.

Each artist has rigorously pushed and developed their practice to the aesthetic and technical limit enabling them to idiosyncratically render before us their unique vision of the world. Some (Yoo Bong Sang, Lee Gil Rae, Hwang Ran, Son Bong-Chae and Seo Young-Deok), employ a figurative approach, whereas others (Cho Sung-Hee and Zhuang Hong Yi), create more meditative abstract artworks.

However, what transpires through this selection is not just a superficial snapshot of Asian rooted themes promoted through these artworks but a broader reflection of the evolution of creative materiality itself through the sophisticated and alchemical handling of media. In turn we witness a metamorphosis where something more ephemeral, perhaps spiritual, is evoked through the mastery of mere material.

1 avenue Henri Dunant
Palais de la Scala, 98000 Monaco
Opera Gallery Monaco monaco@operagallery.com
Introduction

'The Art of Matter' is a curated group exhibition featuring 7 key Asian artists.

Each artist has rigorously pushed and developed their practice to the aesthetic and technical limit enabling them to idiosyncratically render before us their unique vision of the world. Some (Yoo Bong Sang, Lee Gil Rae, Hwang Ran, Son Bong-Chae and Seo Young-Deok), employ a figurative approach, whereas others (Cho Sung-Hee and Zhuang Hong Yi), create more meditative abstract artworks.

However, what transpires through this selection is not just a superficial snapshot of Asian rooted themes promoted through these artworks but a broader reflection of the evolution of creative materiality itself through the sophisticated and alchemical handling of media. In turn we witness a metamorphosis where something more ephemeral, perhaps spiritual, is evoked through the mastery of mere material.

Available artworks

Sung-hee Cho, Deep green blossom, 2015
Gil-rae Lee, Pine trees 2017-3, 2017
 Ran Hwang, Ode to Second Love B/W, 2016
Hong-yi Zhuang , 17-I-026