Artist Irene Chou, in 1998. Photo: SCMP Artist Irene Chou, in 1998. Photo: SCMP
Artist Irene Chou, in 1998. Photo: SCMP
Enid Tsui
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The Collector by Enid Tsui

Why Irene Chou’s art was not dominated by her troubled marriage

  • Her filmmaker husband’s alleged infidelities did not reflect in the works of the Shanghai-born artist
  • Now an untitled work may shed light on why one of the city’s greatest artists didn’t get the credit she deserved

Artist Irene Chou, in 1998. Photo: SCMP Artist Irene Chou, in 1998. Photo: SCMP
Artist Irene Chou, in 1998. Photo: SCMP
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Enid Tsui

Enid Tsui

Enid joined the Post as senior culture writer in 2015 after a long career as a business and politics journalist at the Financial Times, the Nikkei Asian Review, RTHK Radio 3, and the Economist Group in Hong Kong and in London. She returned as the Post's art editor in 2020 after taking a year off to pursue a Master's degree in art history.