The Urbanites: Almond Chu Photography

The Urbanites: Almond Chu Photography

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Overview

The Urbanites: Almond Chu Photography by Almond Chu

Collects eighty black-and-white and color portraits of renowned film directors, artists, architects, writers, singers, and designers associated with Hong Kong, including Wong Kar-Wai, Bei Dao, Johnny To, and P.K. Leung.

Born in Hong Kong, Almond Chu 's work is collected internationally by museums and private collectors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789881521835
Publisher: Zephyr Press
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Edition description: Bilingual
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 12.00(w) x 12.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Almond Chu: Born in Hong Kong. Started his career as a professional photographer and photographic artist after graduated from the Fine Art Photography Department of the Tokyo College of Photography in 1986.

In 1993, he was awarded Agfa Fellowship Young Photographer Award by Asian Culture Council and stayed in New York at the same year.

In 2004, he was invited to be one of the prominent speakers of the Internationally Literary and Aesthetic Symposium organized by Bonn University and the Art & Exhibition Hall of Deutschland, Germany.

He has been invited to exhibit his work in various countries such as Germany, Italy, Denmark, Canada, Japan, China, Hong Kong and New Zealand. Besides, his work have been featured in numerous international publications including Fetish, Nude Indexx I, Nude Index of Germany, Ecce Homo of Spain, Graphics Nudes of USA/Swiss, Nude Photography: the Art and Craft, Contemporary Photographers of UK, déjà-vu of Japan, Photographers International of Taiwan, Chinese Photography of China and Photo Asia of Singapore.

His photos have been collected by Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Guangdong Museum of Art, University Museum and Art Gallery of the University of Hong Kong, Lee Hysan Foundation, Cathay Pacific Airways, Agfa Gavert (HK) Ltd and private collectors.

Table of Contents

List of portraits:
1 Wong Kar-Wai
2 Perry So
3 Candy Lo
4 Ang Lee
5 Anthony Wong
6 Alan Chan
7 Hannah Lee and Clarence Chiang
8 Almond Chu
9 Allen Lam
10 Ann Hui
11 Coco Chang
12 Antonio Mak
13 Andy Wong
14 Bei Dao
15 Rong Rong & Inri
16 Bing Kwan
17 Chak
18 Craig Auyeung
19 David Diao
20 Douglas Young
21 Francis Leung
22 Gu Wenda
23 Freeman Lau
24 Joseph Fung
25 Hisun Wong
26 John Young
27 Johnny To
28 Gary Chang and Michael Chan
29 Josie Ho
30 Kacey Wong
31 Kan Tai Keung
32 Kristin Jackson
33 Kung Chi Sing
34 Kwok Man Ho
35 Lau Ying
36 Lee Ka-Sing
37 Leung Chi Wo
38 Liu Xiaoqing
39 Mariko
40 Ming Fay
41 Muna Tseng
42 Rocco Yim
43 P.K. Leung
44 Patrick Lee
45 Ping Chong
46 Remo Riva
47 Samantha Lam
48 Sandra d’Auriol
49 Sheila Tsui
50 Simon Birch
51 Stanley Wong
52 Shulea Cheung
53 Suzuki Risaku
54 Vito Acconci
55 Tishian Hsu
56 Tommy Li
57 Tony Wong
58 Tong King Sum
59 Wang Qingsong
60 Wang Quanan
61 Wang Xiaoshuai
62 Yip Wing-Sie
63 Wolfgang Kubin
64 William Tang
65 Yu Min Jun
66 Hung-Tsz Jan
67 Wu Wing Yee
68 Jaffa La
69 Yank Wong
70 Zhang Xiaogang
71 Ying Hung
72 Kum Chi-Keung
73 Tan Dun
74 Stephen Fung
75 Zunzi
76 Young Kim
77 TBC TBC
78 TBC TBC
79 TBC TBC
80 TBC TBC

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