Hong Kong Art: Visual Archive

Chu Almond 朱德華
Name in pinyin: Zhu Dehua
Also known as:
Place of birth: HongKong
Dates: 1962-
Art Medium: photography
Chu started his career as a professional photographer after his graduation from the Fine Art Photography Department of Tokyo College of Photography, Japan, in 1986. He is well known for his black and white images including portrait, nude, still life and architecture. His work earned him a grant from Asian Cultural Council in 1993 and his solo exhibitions included 'Nudes & Flowers' (2001), 'Traces' (2000), 'Life Still' (1999/2000), 'Existence + Revelation' (Photo Installation, 1998) and 'Asian Artists in New York' (1994) etc. His work was also featured in the international publication including Nude Index(Germany), Graphis Nudes (USA), deja-vu(Japan). His work was collected by numerous private collectors and the Hong Kong Heritage Museum. The whole series of 'Asian Artists in New York' is collected by Agfa-Gevaert (H.K.) Limited.
Willie Tsao, Choreographer (1987) Gelatin silver print Tong King Sum, Sculptor (1990) Gelatin silver print Leaves (1991) Gelatin silver print Male Torso (1993) Gelatin silver print
Ang Lee, Film Director (NY) (1994) Gelatin silver print Tan Dun, Composer (NY) (1994) Gelatin silver print Wong Ka-wai, Film Director (1995) Gelatin silver print Andreas (1995) Gelatin silver print
Nude on Table (1995) Gelatin silver print Water-melon-ox (1996) Gelatin silver print Madonna Lillies I (1997) Gelatin silver print The Bitterness of Bitter Melon (1997) Gelatin silver print
Walk'n Bull (1997) Gelatin silver print Snout in Cream (1998) Gelatin silver print Untitled (2001) Gelatin silver print Nerine (2001) Gelatin silver print
Francis (2001) Gelatin silver print Untitled (2001) Gelatin silver print Sasha (2001) Gelatin silver print Kacey Wong, Artist (2001) Gelatin silver print
 
Click on title below to access the material concerning this artist:
Author 作者 Year Title of Article [Related Information]
Henry, Gerard 1993 A Gourmet's Theatre [About Almond Chu's Photography, in English]
Kubin, Wolfgang 2004 Floating Signs: Art as Life, Life as Art in Contemporary Hong Kong [Discussion on Almond Chu, Ann Mak & Hisun Wong, in English]
Mak, Ann 麥惠儀 2001 Viva Forma: Nude and Flower -- Exhibition of Recent Works by Almond Chu [in Chinese]
 
Contact the artist: almond@almondchu.com
Official artist website: http://www.almondchu.com/


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Last updated: 05 Apr, 2017.