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18.05.2022  |  靳埭強  Dr. KAN TAI-KEUNG

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Join us as the multi-talented Dr. Kan Tai-keung shares the insights behind his impressive body of work, from design to ink paintings. He will also share about his study with Lui Shou-kwan, and about his unique collection of Chinese rulers. He has published several books, join us and get your copies signed. The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.

是次講座,靳埭強博士將分享他的設計和水墨創作,暢談與呂壽琨的師生緣,以及,他獨特的中國尺蒐藏。講座後,靳博士將為購書的讀者簽名留念。座位有限,先到先得。敬請留座。講座以廣東話進行。

靳埭強 Dr. KAN TAI-KEUNG

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

6:30 - 8:00 pm

​TheBookshop, G/F., Hong Kong Museum of Art

10 Salisbury Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon

靳埭強 博士 SBS. BBS. AGI

1942年生於廣東番禺,1957年定居香港。1964年開始研習藝術與設計,從伯父微天習素描與水彩,1967年進修王無邪的設計課程,並開始從事設計工作,同時跟隨呂壽琨先生學畫,1969年開始水墨畫創作,曾為一畫會會員。靳氏是香港新水墨運動的活躍分子,不斷探索新路。1970年起靳氏積極參與藝術設計教育工作,桃李滿門。

靳氏的作品在本地及海外獲獎無數,受高度評價,其中包括香港十大傑出青年(1979),市政局設計大獎(1984),首位華人名列世界平面設計師名人錄(1995),香港特區頒予銅紫荊星章勳銜(1999)及銀紫荊星章勳銜(2010),香港設計師協會終身榮譽獎(2016)。靳氏熱心藝術及設計推展工作,現為汕頭大學長江藝術與設計學院榮譽院長、香港設計師協會資深會員、國際平面設計聯盟AGI會員、康樂及文化事務署藝術顧問及香港藝術館榮譽顧問。

Born in 1942 in Pangyu, Guangzhou, Kan Tai-keung has resided in Hong Kong since 1957. He first studied sketching and watercolour painting with his Uncle May Tin in 1964, and in 1967, Kan took up the Applied Design Course taught by Wucius Wong and started his career as a designer since then. In the same year, Kan started to study Chinese Ink Painting with Lui Shou-kwan. As a world-renowned designer and artist, Kan started his design career since 1967 and earned numerous awards including the "Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award" in 1979 and the "Urban Council Grand Award (Design)" in 1984. Kan is the first Chinese enlisted in 1995 “Who's Who in Graphic Design” international reference book of Switzerland. He was awarded the Honour of Bronze Bauhinia Star and the Honour of Silver Bauhinia Star in 1999 and 2010 respectively. In 2016, Kan was awarded the "HKDA Lifetime Honorary Award" by Hong Kong Designers Association. Kan actively participates in art and design education and promotion of professionalism. He is now the Honorary Dean of the Cheung Kong School of Art and Design, Shantou University, the fellow member of Hong Kong Designers Association, member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale, the advisor of the Leisure & Cultural Services Department and the Honorary Advisor of Hong Kong Museum of Art. 

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