French artist Philippe Charmes held a solo exhibition "Gateway" at The Art Box , exhibiting a series of works with the theme of "Potatoes" and expressing the life cycle , which ended successfully on November 13.
The works exhibited and sold this time were created by French painter Philippe Charmes. Originally from a noble family, he abandoned his hometown life and lived in Hong Kong for 15 years. He pointed out that the difference in life is the biggest contrast between Hong Kong and France. His past noble life had many restrictions, including restrictions on behavior, which made him especially yearning for a free life. So he resolutely gave up the traditional lifestyle and went to Hong Kong to pursue a free life.
Philippe Charmes’s past creative inspirations guided him to conduct detailed research on human body structure, crowd interaction, social beliefs, and intimacy, and chose painting as the main form of communication. The themes are often philosophical and crude analysis. These observations, thoughts and ideas are reflected in the works.
The work has been sold, and the other party is an Australian art collector. When the epidemic improves, artist Philippe Charmes will personally go to Australia to assist collectors in placing artworks. Because he believes that the transaction is not just a piece of art, but a whole concept , so he insists on doing it himself. In addition, a professional dancer was invited to perform at the meeting, showing the artistic combination between dance and work.
This is an experimental and poetic installation for Hong Kong.
The installation changes shape every day, nurtured by the presence of the visitors.
Newspapers of "Gateway"
The solo exhibition of French artist Philippe Charmes at The Art Box - "Gateway" was successfully held on October 30.
Buyer Tim is an Australian art collector, and he arranged for a representative to attend the delivery.
When the epidemic improves, artist Philippe Charmes will personally go to Australia to assist buyers in installing the artwork. The entire transaction will not be completed until the entire artwork is properly installed.
This is because painter Philippe Charmes brought out the concept that "even a potato has the power to break fate and restrictions", which inspired viewers.
He was born in a noble family and abandoned his hometown life; like marriage, everyone leaves the original family and builds a home of their own.
Philippe Charmes first came to Hong Kong alone for the endless inspiration, but 15 years later he still refused to leave; like marriage, one must not forget the reason for being together.
The exhibition was extended to November 13.
After the epidemic better, yet the artist Philippe Charmes will personally assist buyers in Australia installation art, because he thinks the deal is not just a work of art, but the whole concept, so stick to themselves, until the whole artistic product properly after installation Complete the entire transaction.
In addition, a professional dancer was invited to perform at the trade fair to show the artistic combination between dance and work.
The Art Box hopes to be a bridge between artists and collectors. Therefore, the creation of its own artwork value-added plan, the main goal is to create from emerging artists to ensure that the artwork has an annual appreciation of about 5%.
The day of the visit coincided with the exhibition of works by a diverse French artist, Philippe Charmes. He yearned for a free life even more, so he resolutely gave up the traditional life mode and went to Hong Kong to pursue a free life.
As for that day, Philippe Charmes was exhibiting a series of works titled "Potatoes" to express the life cycle.
Video of "Gateway"