Multicolored Portrait (2014), by George Condo, one of a number of works by the American visual artist, together with those by Francis Bacon, Zeng Fanzhi, Adrian Ghenie and Yukimasa Ida, on show at Hong Kong’s Villepin art gallery. Photo: Villepin
Multicolored Portrait (2014), by George Condo, one of a number of works by the American visual artist, together with those by Francis Bacon, Zeng Fanzhi, Adrian Ghenie and Yukimasa Ida, on show at Hong Kong’s Villepin art gallery. Photo: Villepin
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Hong Kong art exhibition of Francis Bacon, George Condo and other artists’ portraits asks: what does it mean when one’s face ceases to be recognisable?

  • Villepin gallery’s exhibition in Hong Kong presents works by painter Francis Bacon alongside those by Zeng Fanzhi, George Condo, Adrian Ghenie and Yukimasa Ida
  • Together they show how the contorting and metamorphosing of the human face on canvas can lead to a layered exploration of humanity and identity

Multicolored Portrait (2014), by George Condo, one of a number of works by the American visual artist, together with those by Francis Bacon, Zeng Fanzhi, Adrian Ghenie and Yukimasa Ida, on show at Hong Kong’s Villepin art gallery. Photo: Villepin
Multicolored Portrait (2014), by George Condo, one of a number of works by the American visual artist, together with those by Francis Bacon, Zeng Fanzhi, Adrian Ghenie and Yukimasa Ida, on show at Hong Kong’s Villepin art gallery. Photo: Villepin
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