Walk The Line
Hong Kong 13 January - 17 March 2014
Simon Lee Gallery Hong Kong is proud to present Walk the Line, an exhibition of new and recent work by eight gallery artists, who, across disparate practices, share an interest in conceptual abstraction. The exhibition focuses on their process-oriented approach to conceiving and making work. This frequently involves the translation, mutation and reconstitution of an image from one medium or form into another. The emphasis on repetition and alteration as a means of alienating an object or image from its origin is part of a strategy which Hugh Scott-Douglas suggests ‘pushes materiality until the form collapses the whole’. Employing techniques that are on one hand ‘analogue’ and on the other ‘frictionless’, Jeff Elrod is concerned with the relationship between manual and digital mark-making. Elrod’s paintings grow from within the confines of a computer screen as free-hand drawings composed with a mouse and graphics software. These drawings are then drastically enlarged...