Hong Drone II
Acrylic painting on canvas
Hong Drone II arises from an aerial observation of Hong Kong.
It is the transitional part of Hong Drone series, a travel who goes from abstraction to figuration. So this piece can be chosen as the most balanced piece of this series.
To make this series, I have chosen a saturated and contaminated city like Hong Kong. It is one of those places that have become anodyne and overcrowded over the years, places built almost exclusively with steel, glass, concrete and asphalt, and that are covered with that gray patina caused by pollution that at the same time unifies everything.
What I do is like a make-up job, where I clean all that ugly grey coverage and I embellish every single building with bold colors.
Color is used here as a symbol of beauty and diversity, in opposition to the functionality and consistency of today’s big cities.
The Hong Drone II timelapse condenses more than 45 hours of art work in one minute.
The dimensions of the canvas are 35 x 35 in (90 x 90 cm) and it was painted from April 3rd to 19th, 2017.
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