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Konstantin BESSMERTNY: Journey to the East

May 4 - June 8
Konstantin Bessmertny

The works of the celebrated Macau/Hong Kong-based artist of Russian origin encompass a wide range of subjects: literature, music, history and politics, as well as his diverse cultural background. The exhibition showcases a recent series of colourful paintings, ceramics, and objects in the artist’s signature playful style, blending classical and contemporary references from both Eastern and Western cultures. Through his visual investigations, he embeds fun and enigmatic imageries with contextual details and symbols, offering a captivating exploration of cultural fusion.

Through the artist’s suspended folding screen paintings, acrylic paints, and gold leaf appliqués, he brings historical anecdotes to life. Discover his fascination with Albrecht Dürer, showcased through variations based on the study of the original series, including ‘Ritter, Tod und Teufel’. Blending intellectual humour with satire, his art offers multiple levels of reading, filled with contemporary commentaries and artistic allusions.



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3/F Blue Box Factory Building, 25 Hing Wo Street
Aberdeen, Hong Kong Hong Kong

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