Similar work was exhibited at The Hanging Fire Exhibition at the Asia Society Museum, New York in 2009). These two men holding hands amidst consumer laden background is homage to the world’s obsession with consumerism. Again placing two traditionally garbed guys holding hands, Butt is breaking the stereotypical depiction of bearded men and the illusion that their only concern is war. Here these two beautiful gentlemen are as far from war as one can be.
Awards: Finalist for the Sovereign Art Prize Hong Kong in 2009
Exhibited: Sovereign Art Exhibition Hong Kong in 2009