Jens FÄNGE

Sister Feelings

solo show

January 19 - March 10, 2017

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hong kong

50 Connaught Road Central, 17th Floor - Hong Kong

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127 people attended the opening.
1 882 people attended the exhibition.
The exhibition was open for 30 days.
Daily average 63 visitors per day including opening, 61 per day excluding opening.

  • Artist:Jens FÄNGE, Exhibition:Sister Feelings
  • Artist:Jens FÄNGE, Exhibition:Sister Feelings
  • Artist:Jens FÄNGE, Exhibition:Sister Feelings
  • Artist:Jens FÄNGE, Exhibition:Sister Feelings
  • Artist:Jens FÄNGE, Exhibition:Sister Feelings
  • Artist:Jens FÄNGE, Exhibition:Sister Feelings
  • Artist:Jens FÄNGE, Exhibition:Sister Feelings
  • Artist:Jens FÄNGE, Exhibition:Sister Feelings
By Violaine Boutet de Monvel Galerie Perrotin, Hong Kong is pleased to present “Sister Feelings”, the second exhibition dedicated to Swedish artist Jens Fänge, following “The Hours Before” at Galerie Perrotin, Paris last Spring, with a new series of 17 panel paintings (all 2016). Somewhere at the crossroads between the early 20th century practice of collage and the ancient art of shadow play, Jens Fänge has developed a surrealistic matryoshka-like aesthetics, which consists of assembling paintings within paintings. A master of eclecticism, he precipitates – so it seems – an entire hierarchy of genres into his composite works, converging iconic portraits, still lifes, domestic interiors, cityscapes and landscapes with geometric abstractions, all of which he renders using a variety of mediums and materials such as oil paint, pencil, vinyl, cardboard and fabric on panel. The contoured, often cut-out protagonists of the artist’s refined pictorial plays appear as if drifting into these multiple stage-like layers of representations overlapping each other, which give rise to an intricate, possibly endless maze of shifting perspectives not only within each composition, but also within each series taken as a whole. […]