Hong Kong, 11 September - 22 October 2015
Simon Lee Gallery Hong Kong is proud to present an exhibition of new work by New York based artist Hugh Scott-Douglas; his first with the gallery in Hong Kong, and following the exhibition Consumables in London earlier this year, his second solo show with Simon Lee Gallery to date. Scott-Douglas' most recent works, printed using an ink jet process onto eighty-inch aluminium panels, continue his investigation of the limits of the generation and production of the photographic image. In the first examples of this methodology, shown in his solo exhibition at Blum and Poe in New York earlier this year, parts from a disassembled automatic watch movement were scattered over the glass of a flat bed scanner. As the scanner's sensor passed below them it created an image, recording the toothed gears as well as particles of dust and ambient light. This source image was then blown up and printed...