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Bēhance

Pandoras' Boxes 2008

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  • “Impelled by her natural curiosity, Pandora opened the forbidden box, and all evil contained escaped and spread over the earth. She hastened to close the lid, but the whole contents of the box had escaped, except for one thing which lay at the bottom, and that was Hope…”
    This is a Greek mythology called “Pandora’s Box”, which often been cited to reflect the irremediable social chaos. This art show intention is to discuss the possibilities of searching the hidden hope within the monstrous, grotesque and ugliness of our present world.
    The exhibited art works are presented through a character with a box head, leading audience to peek in the symbolization of various social issues, to arouse their thought of these phenomenons. Gloominess visual and inarticulate character has depict the helpless and powerless of modern people in confront with the realistic condition.
    People are always dispirited by irremediable realistic, to avoid viewers fall into the total negative mood, the cartoon type design of the main character appears to be essential and inevitably, to embed the naive, hope and little dawn light in the decadent mood.
    Naive and curiosity is a double-edged sword. The disaster in the Pandora’s box were unleashed due to the curiosity, for this reason the human society has paid the heavy price. Now, we should make good use of this naively with the curiosity, seeks for the hope, and improves imperfections, looking forward to track down a more glorious future.
  • Whatis My Value? | 36” × 36” | Oil on Canvas
  • Pinocchio– Puddle of Mud | 60” × 60” | Oil on Canvas
  • Pinocchio– Break| 60” × 60” | Oil on Canvas
  • InvertedValue | 36” × 36” | Oil onCanvas
  • Pandoraemon | 50” × 50” | Oil on Canvas
  • LieLies Life| 60” × 60” | Oil on Canvas
  • Wing| 48” × 72” | Oil on Canvas
  • Empty| 50” × 50” | Oil on Canvas
  • 3P | 60” × 60” | Oil on Canvas