Hong Kong Arts Centre
February 1, 2011 - November 10, 2015

Danny Lee Chin Fai

City Landscape

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About the project


Chinese has strong affections towards the natural landscape. The Master (Confucius) said, “The wise delight in water; the virtuous delight in hills.” Surrounded by the natural landscape, the literati believed that one’s philosophies could be inspired to purify his soul. Different from the traditional literati, instead of purely paint or write to present the essence of nature, Lee created a 3-dimensional sculptural painting, which helps illustrating Lee’s thoughts over the two topics, “City” and “Landscape”. At the same time, Lee is inviting the visitors to slow down their pace from the hustle and bustle, and to travel and enjoy with him, so as to contemplate what we have grown in our own city.

safety into consideration, I can still retain the messages that I would like to convey through my works. As a result, when developing public artworks, I spend a lot of time thinking about this issue.




About the artist


Lee is a full time artist. He graduated from the Swire School of Design of the former Hong Kong Polytechnic and is now Chairman of Hong Kong Visual Arts Society. His works have been selected for Hong Kong Art Biennial and has received First Prize (Sculpture) in “New Life” by Hong Kong Hospital Authority and Second Prize (Sculpture) in “Olympic Art and Sports Contest 2000 (Hong Kong)” by International Olympic Committee as well as a recipient of the Secretary for Home Affairs Commendation Scheme in 2008. His works are often exhibited in local and overseas exhibitions and has been commissioned to create public art works for Hong Kong Airport Authority, Hong Kong Olympic Equestrian Venue, Housing Authority, City Art Square and Hospital Authority. Collectors of his works include Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, Hong Kong Housing Department, Hong Kong Airport Authority, corporate and private collectors.

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