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Minnie, 2014-2015, acrylic on canvas, mixed media, 90 × 60 cm. Courtesy of the artist.



Donald, 2014, acrylic on board, mixed media, collage, 60 × 80 cm. Courtesy of the artist.



The Smurfs, 2015-2020, acrylic on board, mixed media, 120 × 160 cm. Courtesy of the artist.



Mickey, 2014-2015, acrylic on canvas, mixed media, 60 × 90 cm. Courtesy of the artist.



Honey, 2014, acrylic on board, mixed media, 120 × 40 cm. Courtesy of the artist.



Batman, 2013, acrylic on canvas, emulsion on board, mixed media, 40 × 72 cm. Courtesy of the artist.



Superman, 2013, acrylic on canvas, emulsion on board, mixed media, 40 × 72 cm. Courtesy of the artist.



Mickey, Ecstatic Painting, 2012, acrylic on canvas, mixed media, 60.5 × 80 cm. Courtesy of the artist.



Minnie, Ecstatic Painting, 2012, acrylic on canvas, mixed media, 60.5 × 80 cm. Courtesy of Metaphysical Art Gallery.



Ecstatic, Painting Spongebob, 2009, acrylic on canvas, mixed media, 52 × 90 cm. Courtesy of the artist.




KENG Hao-Kang

The Sixth Genre: Beast Mimic/Torured Beastnoid



I place much emphasis on the tension and contrast between geometric shapes and strong colors in an attempt to present flexible and humanistic visual symbols through rational expressions of artistic thought. Through interpretation, I hope to describe my own role and generation, and to establish a personal style and aesthetic.

The seemingly colorful, saturated, and bright images actually conceal cultural symbols and image memories that are active in my subconsciousness. I use multiple colors and composition of dots, lines, and planes to challenge the viewers' visual comprehension while at the same time, attempting to evoke a deeper emotional subconsciousness which is gradually weakened in adults' world and social constraints.

Underneath the gorgeous and flowing images, I try to rescue the old time that we forever mourn and already passes away, the carefree past, and the unrestrained youthhood. What I question is also the ever-changing, unpredictable, and worrying time and the chaotic future.

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Born in 1969 in Taiwan, Keng Hao-Kang currently resides in Taipei City. He graduated from Tunghai University’s Department of Fine Arts in 1993. From 1997 to 2002, he studied at Italy’s Accademia di belle arti di Brera under Professor Diego Esposito, while majoring in painting and installation art. His period there inspired a flow of thought regarding conceptual art. After returning to Taiwan, he worked for the German fashion label, Hugo Boss, for several years. His unique background of development, along with his experiences studying abroad and working, influenced the subsequent creative styles of his works. His works have previously been featured for a solo exhibition at Taipei’s Galerie Grand Siècle, and Pema Lamo Gallery as well as at Art Osaka and Young Art Taipei.