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Glacier (Time series)

Lai Cheuk-wah, Sarah2010

Hong Kong Museum of Art

Hong Kong Museum of Art

Lai often uses photos as a point of reference for her creations. "Glacier (Time series)" is a set of two oil paintings created using fine and exquisite brushstrokes and low contrast colours. A specific moment in the life of a melting glacier and a mood of tranquillity are both captured in this work. It not only depicts the natural beauty of the glacier, but arouses attention about the problem of global warming.

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  • Title: Glacier (Time series)
  • Creator: Lai Cheuk-wah, Sarah
  • Date: 2010
  • Theme: Landscape
  • Physical Dimensions: w366 x h135 cm
  • Artist Biography: Lai graduated from the Fine Arts Department of The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2007. Working in the medium of painting, she is one of Hong Kong's young active artists. She received the "Cheng's Creative Award", "Grotto Fine Arts Award" and "Ramon Woon Creative Prize" in 2007, and was selected for the "Vermont Studio Center Fellowship Award" in 2011. Her works have been featured in various exhibitions in Hong Kong, Singapore and the USA.
  • Type: Oil on canvas

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