Women artists are taking on male-dominated Chinese ink painting. Ling Pui-sze incorporates animal and plant cells into her ink artworks. Photo: Snow Xia

Chinese women artists challenge male-dominated ink painting with traditional and modern styles

  • Women’s contributions to Chinese ink painting can be seen at Women + Ink | China + Hong Kong
  • The works range from classic styles to contemporary interpretations of the genre
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Women artists are taking on male-dominated Chinese ink painting. Ling Pui-sze incorporates animal and plant cells into her ink artworks. Photo: Snow Xia
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Giraffe Leung rubs a panel made of 20-cent coins with chemical solutions to create an image of Hong Kong at La Galerie Paris 1839 in Central. Photo: Snow Xia

Out of time: artists return to darkroom, make coin collages to remind Hong Kong of what has gone

  • Anita Mui, Queen’s Pier, and former Legco building among icons of Hong Kong artist Giraffe Leung depicts using specially treated 20-cent coins
  • Multiple exposures of city streets in China, Singapore, Japan and South Korea, printed in a darkroom without digital manipulation, make up Simon Wan’s show
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Giraffe Leung rubs a panel made of 20-cent coins with chemical solutions to create an image of Hong Kong at La Galerie Paris 1839 in Central. Photo: Snow Xia
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