Love of Macao – Photographs by Lee Kung Kim

30/12/2016 - 9/7/2017     Macao Museum of Art    

The Macao Museum of Art (MAM), under the auspices of the Cultural Affairs Bureau, and the Black-And-White Photographic Society of Macao co-organize the exhibition : Love of Macao – Photographs by Lee Kung Kim”, featuring 150 excellent documental photography works under the theme of Macao.

Lee Kung Kim (1930-2015), an experienced Macao photographer, was born in Meizhou and started taking photographs in the 1950s. He was the President and Chairman of the board of the Photographic Society of Macao – the largest and most important photography association in Macao, the consultant of the China Photographers Association as well as the Honorary President of a number of photographic associations. He was dedicated to photography for over half a century and won awards in many international photography competitions.

Respecting his wishes and in support of cultural activities, his family members unconditionally donated all of his works, including film rolls, to the Macao Museum of Art as permanent collection. In this exhibition, 150 excellent documental works under the theme of Macao were specially selected and divided into the series patriotism and local customs, showing the life aspects in Macao in the 1960s and 1970s and reflecting a true piece of Macao’s history, and conveying to the public deep impressions of the city.

The exhibition : Love of Macao – Photographs by Lee Kung Kim is held on the 1st floor of the MAM until 9 July 2017. The MAM, located at Avenida Xian Xing Hai, is open daily from 10am to 7pm (no admittance after 6:30pm, closed on Mondays). Admission is free. For more information about the exhibition, please visit www.MAM.gov.mo. For enquiries, please call through tel. no. 8791 9814 during office hours.