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HONG KONG

Fung Ming Chip

ALISAN FINE ARTS

by CAROLINE CHIU


FUNG MING CHIPAirplane Landscape Script 3, 2005. •Chinese ink on paper,• 140 x 145 cm. • Courtesy Alisan Fine Arts.

Fung Ming Chip's latest "calligraphy paintings" make use of the traditional materials and format of Chinese poems. But rather than the rarefied, Zen-like quiet of other calligrapher-poets, his writing exudes a sense of pop-cultural urgency. Like the airplane motif paintings comprising one of his latest series, Fung's best works are images and character scripts on the run; his cursive lines evoke…

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