Hong Kong

Drawing On The Mind
23 Sep – 27 Nov 2021

Explore the exhibition

‘Drawing On The Mind’, a group exhibition curated by Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Enli. On view through 27 November, the exhibition includes selected works by Modern and Contemporary masters, including Louise Bourgeois, John Chamberlain, Alexander Calder, Arshile Gorky, Piero Manzoni, Henry Moore, Pablo Picasso, David Smith, Zeng Fanzhi, and Zhang Enli himself, revealing the thinking processes of the artists, and offering a glimpse into the subconscious of their minds.

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Echoing the coinciding Henry Moore solo exhibition, Enli added, ‘Compared to his most known sculptures, works in this presentation are more abstract and freehand style, they awaken our curiosity and provide us a new perspective to understanding the artist.’

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‘…I think there’s a lot [about the art world] that’s not entirely spoken about or recognized, which is the unseen and the unknown and the creative act as a deeply private experience. There is this great, powerful desire to just create something.’—Phyllida Barlow, 2021

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In Conversation: Revealing the Creative Process

Join Chinese contemporary artist and ‘Drawing on the Mind’ curator, Zhang Enli, in conversation with Ying Kwok, Senior Curator for Digital and Heritage at Tai Kwun – Centre for Heritage and Arts. They will delve into the preparatory works of the artists’ creative process and subconscious, as well as Zhang’s curatorial concept.

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