Oil on canvas
110 x 110 cm
Hilo Chen (b.1942, Yilan) currently lives and works in New York. Chen is an internationally recognized photorealistic artist. In 1968, he was deeply impressed by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres’s The Valpinçon Bather in the Louvre, Paris, and turned from abstract representation to figurative painting. He began working on the “beach” series in 1970s, and has since established himself in New York alongside the master of photorealism Chuck Close.
Hilo Chen’s works are featured in prestigious institutions including Solomon R. Guggenheiim Museum, San Jose Museum of Art, Newport Street Gallery, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, and National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, among others.
Horizons: Is there anybody out there?
2023.09.16 – 2023.10.25
Curator: Robin Peckham
Participating Artists: Korakrit Arunanondchai, Dora Budor, Hilo Chen, Xinyi Cheng, Cui Jie, Simon Denny, Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel, Buck Ellison, Carolyn Forrester, Owen Fu, Sayre Gomez, Guan Xiao, Han Bing, Tishan Hsu , Frieda Toranzo Jaeger, Allison Katz, KAYA (Kerstin Brätsch & Debo Eilers), Matthew Lutz Kinoy, Josh Kline, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Heidi Lau, Li Ming, Yong Xiang Li, Liu Chuang, Jr-Shin Luo, Nancy Lupo, Mai Zhixiong, Helen Marten, Alexandra Noel, Peng Zuqiang, Tara Walters, Evelyn Taocheng Wang, Xie Nanxing, Joseph Yaeger, Yu Honglei, Yu Peng, Zhao Gang, Zhou Siwei (alphabetically)