Hong Kong acclaimed ceramic artist Leo Wong debuts his solo exhibition in Singapore, featuring a stunning floral ceramic art installation to celebrate the vitality and spontaneity of the natural world. In collaboration with The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, Leo will transform the hotel’s East Garden Gallery into a colourful and whimsical garden with his life-like floral ceramic sculptures. Leo’s enchanting art creations strive to capture the elusive moments of life in nature and preserve the fleeting state of flowers using ceramics, inviting viewers to wander into the artistic Assemblage of Colours to start an immersive dialogue with flowers.
Featuring over 50 porcelain flowers, the creative process took over 300 hours to translate design into reality. A colourful floral cluster spanning 3 metres has been crafted to represent horticultural treasures, including yellow, peach, pink, and red herbaceous peony varieties. Apart from his emblematic peony collection, Leo will also showcase his interpretation of The Fullerton Hotel Singapore’s 2023 festive theme, Christmas in Colours, with a visual symphony of other ravishing flowers such as dahlias, tulips, poppies and more, all crafted from porcelain and adorned in a spectrum of colours that will bring to life the essence and vibrancy of the festive season.
More than just an exhibition, the art installation tells a story of the poetic relationship between plants, art, and history. Ceramics is an age-old art form with a storied history, having symbolised Oriental character and beauty for thousands of years. Leo’s creations are known for their original and distinctive design – characterised by sophistication, and delicacy. Leo’s works explore the plasticity and characteristics of fine porcelain and bring a fresh aesthetic of lightness and grace to modern ceramic art. As the viewer steps into the historic Fullerton Building, the artist invites them to discover the forgotten history of ceramics and ruminate on the myriad possibilities that the union between traditional ceramics and modern crafting techniques brings forth.
Venue: The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, East Garden Gallery
When: 17 Nov 2023 - 5 Jan 2024,