OFFICIAL OPENING RECEPTION >> 27 May 2004, Thursday @ 7.30pm
Zhao Bo Li
Xiao David Chan
ASIAN POP will be
held at Art Seasons from 20 May - 26 June 2004. ASIAN POP represents the
new generation of artists whose works are influenced by the popular
culture in today's context, such as the cyber culture and MTV culture.
ASIAN POP aims to present the combined societal ideals and the
influences of consumerism undergone by the new generation of artists.
The theme ASIAN POP will reflect the lifestyles and idealism of our
young audience in Asia, in terms of relationships, alternative
lifestyle, Cafe culture, brand and fashion consciousness.
A 20th century art movement, Pop
Art was developed in the United States and Britain with the economic
boom after World War II. As consumerism power increased, companies began
advertising aggressively, entertainment such as music, films, fashion,
television, comics and cyber culture became essential. Pop Art explores
the everyday imagery of the contemporary consumer culture.
ASIAN POP explores
this context of Pop Art, presenting some of the works by Asian artists
whose works depicts the contemporary popular culture of the Asian
The artists featured
in this exhibition are:
Thaweesak Srithongdee (Thailand)
Chan Su (Myanmar)