Hong Kong::Works by Roberto Chabet : 09.09.2015 - 09.30.2015
The showcase exhibition is comprised of a series of collages, drawings and an installation by artist Roberto Chabet (1937 - 2013).
, widely known as the Father of Philippine Conceptual Art, established an alternative paradigm beyond the prevalent art movements such as modernist abstraction and social realism during the 60s and 70s in the Philippines and significantly influenced the contemporary generation of Filipino artists, as suggested in works such as To Be Continued (2010), which consists of 10 plywood panels and a neon sign; the work was made by Chabet's students under his instruction to create colors by mixing red, blue and yellow paint (the emblematic colors of modernism).
:: Works by Roberto Chabet
"Works by Roberto Chabet" at the new Osage Open space at 20 Hing Yip Street Kwun Tong shows how he
has been instrumental in establishing conceptual contemporary art practice in the Philippines and why his
influence has touched generations of younger Filipino artists.
Artists: Roberto Chabet
'To Be Continued: Hong Kong' brings together for the first time major works by Roberto Chabet
from the 1980s to the present, including his latest and largest installation to date 'One thing after another'.
Conceptualized by Osage curatorial staff members Arianna Gellini and Sonja Ng, Points of Ellipsis... (opens 24 May) showcases themes and practices mined from the Osage Art Foundation's Regional Perspectives series of exhibitions on Roberto Chabet.
Roberto Chabet and 51 artists
"Complete & Unabridged, Part II", which opens at Osage Kwun Tong on 4 March ("Part I" opened in Singapore at ICAS
on 17 February), is a major exhibition of over 50 contemporary artists from the Philippines, all of whom studied with or were mentored by Roberto Chabet
at the University of the Philippines
, College of Fine Arts
, or at key artist-run spaces in Manila.
Reflecting the diversity of interests and practices in Philippine art today, they are connected by a continuing discussion on alternative forms and ways of thinking about art - issues that Chabet
has consistently raised through his
own art, his
curated exhibitions and teachings.
"Chabet in Three and Four Dimensions" is a forum held in conjunction with the series of four exhibitions centred on pioneering Filipino artist Roberto Chabet, presented by the Osage Art Foundation and the Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore.
first exhibition in 1961, Chabet
has been instrumental in establishing the foundations for contemporary practice in the Philippines.
works, ranging from painting, drawing, collage, sculpture to installation, resist easy categorisation.
Please join us as exhibition curators Gary-Ross Pastrana, Ringo Bunoan and Isabel Ching discuss the different dimensions of Chabet's
art practice, and Bangkok curator Ark Fongsmut adds his perspective on conceptual art practices in Thailand.
Artists: Roberto Chabet
Complementing the large-scale exhibition 'To Be Continued - Hong Kong' at Osage Gallery
, Kwun Tong is 'Imagined Geographies' at Osage Gallery
, Soho - a special four week viewing of 30 new unique pencil on paper drawings by Roberto Chabet
- Roberto Chabet "Lines on Drawing", 1999
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Artist: Roberto Chabet