Organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, the exhibition “Innovative Inspiration – Painting of Mak Kuong Weng Winner of the Best Creation Special Prize of the XXXI Collective Exhibition of Macao Artists” was inaugurated on 9th September, at 6pm, at the Chun Chou Tong Pavilion of Lou Lim Ioc Garden, featuring 39 works by Mak Kuong Weng. The opening ceremony was officiated by the Representative of the President of the Cultural Affairs Bureau, the Head of the Department of Exhibitions and Museums, Lei Lai Kio; the Director of the School of Arts of the Macao Polytechnic Institute, Hsu Hsiu-Chu; the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Macao Daily News, Lio Chi Heng; the President of the Macau Artist Society, Lai Ieng; and the artist of the exhibition, Mak Kuong Weng.
Mak Kuong Weng has won the Best Creation Special Prize of the “Collective Exhibition of Macau Artists” on four occasions. His upcoming solo exhibition comprises two series, namely the “China landscape” and the “Ink kingdom”, showcasing ink painting in a unique style. The “China landscape” series underline the rhythm and stereoscopic perception of Chinese landscape painting while incorporating modern expression of art. On the other hand, the “Ink kingdom”, inspired by the rhythm of traditional Chinese calligraphy, runs after the spiritual imagery of arts via abstract techniques.
The exhibition “Innovative Inspiration – Painting of Mak Kuong Weng Winner of the Best Creation Special Prize of the XXXI Collective Exhibition of Macao Artists” is open from 10th September to 10th October at the Chun Chou Tong Pavilion of Lou Lim Ioc Garden, located at No. 10, Estrada de Adolfo Loureiro, Macao, and is open daily from 9am to 7pm, including on public holidays. Admission is free. For enquiries about the exhibition, please call IC through tel. no. through 8988 4100, during office hours.