Hong Kong Art: Visual Archive

O'Brien, Robert John 白禮仁
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Place of birth: Southampton, UK
Dates: 1939-
Art Medium: painting
Robert O'Brien spent his childhood in Congo, Egypt and England. He is a permanent resident of Hong Kong and has been living on Cheung Chau Island for over 26 years. He graduated from the Central St. Martins (the London Institute) in Theatre Design in 1961. He lived in and visited countries in Europe, North Africa, North America and Asia. He has worked extensively in the field of art education in Hong Kong, including as a part-time lecturer in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He had held 11 one-man shows and participated in 32 group shows in Europe and Asia since 1964. He participated in exhibitions held in Osaka and Tainam in 2000, and held a one-man show in Hong Kong as part of The City Festival in 2001 as well as participating in group shows in Seoul and Tokyo. His work is in both public and corporate collections in Hong Kong, as well as Europe, USA and Asia.
Water Valley 3, Cheung Chau Island, Hong Kong (1998) Wood, canvas & oil paint 84x80cmMeeting Just Below the Wall, Cheung Chau Island, Hong Kong (1999) Oil on canvas and wood 105x120cmBones of the Headland, Cheung Chau Island, Hong Kong 海角,長洲 (1999) Oil on canvas 117x228cmAh Keung 阿強 (2001) Wood, paper, plastic animal, water colour 23x21.5cm
Ah Duk 阿德 (2001) Wood, paper, plastic animal, water colour 23x21.5cmThis in not Cheung Choy-yau Garden, Cheung Chau Island, Hong Kong (2001) Wood, paper & ink 20x9cm each2001 Solo Exhibition (Programme of City Festival) held in Fringe Club (2001) size unknown2001 Solo Exhibition (Programme of City Festival) held in Fringe Club (2001) size unknown
Box Scape #3 (2002) Paper, acrylic, wood 24x25cmFrameup (2002) Chinese paper, canvas, wood 83x98cm3 Pages Scape (2002) Chinese paper, ink, oil paint on wood & canvas 91x97cmBox Scape # 5 (2002) Chinese paper, acrylic, ink on wood 24x25cm
Book Scape (2002) Chinese paper, ink, oil on canvas & wood 160x117cmPortal Scape (2002) Chinese paper, ink, canvas, wood, oil paint 204x172cmInstallation 3+ “Wood for the Trees” (2002) Ink, acrylic, paper, wood 67x91cmInstallation 4+ “Wood for the Trees” (2002) Ink, acrylic, paper, wood 67x91cm
Walk Scape #1 路上風光(一) (2002) Chinese paper, acrylic, ink, wood 24x72.5cm
 
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Last updated: 05 Apr, 2017.