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A Hong Kong Era Witnessed by KWAN Wai-nung: Hong Kong's Socio-economic Characteristics as Reflected by Calendar Posters

A Hong Kong Era Witnessed by KWAN Wai-nung: Hong Kong's Socio-economic Characteristics as Reflected by Calendar Posters

Date: 2018/6/24 (Sunday)
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Hong Kong Central Library (Lecture Theatre, G/F)
Speaker: Professor LEE Pui-tak
Organiser: Hong Kong Public Libraries
Enquiry: 2921 0388 (Mon to Fri: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm; 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, except public holidays)

KWAN Wai-nung is one of the advertising artists who can best represent Hong Kong. He has profound influence on the printing history, design history and advertising history of Hong Kong. Advertisement drawings designed or painted by him have captured the attention of the academia and the art community in recent years. This talk discusses the socio-economic characteristics of a Hong Kong era witnessed by KWAN Wai-nung, and how Hong Kong's historical development can be traced in KWAN Wai-nung's drawings.

Talk conducted in Cantonese. Free admission. First come, first served.