LILY WONG

[FR]
Lily Wong (née en 1989) est diplômée en gravure (Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 2011) et en peinture (CUNY Hunter College, New York, 2020). Elle fusionne des références spirituelles à la vie contemporaine, avec l’imagerie classique de l’Asie de l’Est. Les personnages qui occupent son œuvre ont des traits exagérés et les émotions illicites qui consomment une grande partie de la vie contemporaine : anxiété, peur, amour, perte. Avec une formation en gravure, Wong a un don quasi électrique pour animer une composition par la couleur et la narration.

[ENG]
Lily Wong (1989, lives and works in Brooklyn) graduated in Printmaking at Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, in 2011, and Painting at CUNY Hunter College, New York, in 2020. She fuses witty references to contemporary life with classical East Asian imagery. The figures which occupy Wong’s work have exaggerated features and illicit emotions that consume much of modern life: anxiety, fear, love, and loss. With a background in printmaking, Wong has an electric ability to enliven a composition with color and narrative. 

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SELECTED SHOWS

2022
Galerie LJ, Paris – ‘The Beginning Place’ – Solo show
Deitch Projects, New York – ‘Wonder Women’ – Group show curated by Kathy Huang
Lyles & King, New York – ‘I Is Other’ – Group show

2021
Kapp Kapp, Philadelphia – ‘I Wasn’t There’ – Solo show
Harper’s, New York – ‘Lunations’ – 2-person show with Ian Faden
Fredericks & Freiser, New York – ‘Towards a More Beautiful Oblivion’ – Group show
Half Gallery, New York – ‘Friend Zone – Group show curated by Vaughn Spann
Tong Art Advisory, New York – ‘Queerness Out t/here’ – Group show
Galerie Droste, Paris – ‘Universes 4’ – Group show curated by Sasha Bogojev
LaiSun Keane, Boston – ‘Home Cooking’ – Group show
Wall Space Please, Dubai – ‘Bad Girls’ – Group show curated by Gaelle Alexis

2020
Kapp Kapp, New York – ‘Built For Love’ – Solo show
Harper’s, New York – ’12 Artists’ – Group show
Ramp Gallery, London – ‘
Quixotic’ – Group show
Forlini’s Restaurant, New York – ‘Al Fresco’ – Group show curated by Erin Goldberger,
Wunderwall, Antwerp – ‘Melancholympics’ – Group show curated by Sasha Bogojev
Public Gallery, London – ‘No Time Like the Present’ – Online Group Show

2019
Hotel of the South Beach, Miami – ‘Juxtapoz at 25’ – Group show
Pratt Institute, New York – ‘Jet Lag’ – Group show

2018
HVW8 Gallery, Berlin – ‘Wild at Hand’ – Group show
Barney Savage Gallery, New York – ‘Bonjour Tristesse’ – Group show
Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn – ‘SKINS’ – Group show
Planthouse Gallery, New York – ‘Bathing’ – Group show
International Independent Art Fair, New York – Group show
Underdonk Gallery, Brooklyn – ‘A World of People’ – Group show

2017
Field Projects Pop-Up, New York – ‘SOFT ANIMAL’ – Group show
Field Projects, New York – ‘Show #42: String Theories’ – Group show

2016
Chaos Downtown, Saigon (Vietnam) – ‘The Birth of a New Venus’ – Group show
Windhorse Gallery, Kansas City – ‘Weird Women Who Draw’ – Group show

2014
Juicy’s Gallery, New York – ‘A Taste of Spring is a Welcome Thing’ – Group show
SHOW ROOM, Brooklyn – ‘Les Show des Amis’ – Group show

2013
Gowanus Print Lab, Brooklyn – ‘The Mini Prints Show’ – Group show
BANK Projects, St. Louis, MO – ‘Cherokee Print League Show’ – Group show

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PUBLICATIONS

Artsy, Lily Wong’s Cinematic Paintings Are Filled with Suspense and Longing, 6 juin 2022
Juxtapoz, Lily Wong: The Lightseeker. Interview by Anthony Cudahy, automne 2021
Juxtapoz, I Wasn’t There: New works by Lily Wong, 25 mai 2021
Luxe.Net Le Magazine du Luxe, Harper’s Gallery: Une exposition multi artistes d’envergure, 24 décembre 2020
Elephant Magazine, lllustration: Lily Wong, 8 avril 2020
Juxtapoz, Build For Love: Lily Wong’s solo exhibition at Kapp Kapp, NYC, 27 mars 2020

 

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