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Henry Shum 沈璟

Born in 1998, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Overview

Henry Shum's oil paintings create a dream-like atmosphere, characterised by a delicate balance of drips, stains, and veiling washes that blend to form a hazy effect. Shum uses a subdued colour palette of blue, orange, brown, and green. His paintings depict a diverse range of abstract, mystical, and surreal imagery and familiar themes from art history. By gathering images from both the physical and digital spaces, Shum blends these diverse materials into cohesive themes, shaping them with fluid l...Read more