Sunpride Artist

General Idea | Serious Humor

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“In Canada we were seen as not being really serious. Also, people would tell us that you can’t be a group and be an artist, artists don’t work in groups.…

Ching Ho Cheng | The Subtlety of Expression

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“I want to capture something of the miraculous. Light is the most awesome symbol of the Order of the Universe. Nothing can beat the speed of light. When I paint…

Christopher K. Ho l Thinking about institutions building institutions as tools as instruments for change through institutions

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“It has this idea of a work also being half. Half out, half on the margins, but halfway in. And, actually, that kind of mediating position of curating is one…

Duane Michals | Telling the nature of the person in his “prose portraits”

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“I think photographs should be provocative and not tell you what you already know. It takes no great powers or magic to reproduce somebody’s face in a photograph. The magic…

Mickalene Thomas | Her paintings reinterpret canonized images of beauty, diversifying the representations of black female bodies in art and history

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“I’m hoping someone standing in front of my work might get the same feeling I got when I stood in front of the work of Carrie Mae Weems, having a…

Kang Seung Lee | Retelling marginalized narrative of queer figures and LGBTQ communities in art history by graphite drawings

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“They may seem to have disappeared from history, but their lives, in fact, have influenced ours enormously and remain important today.”— Kang Seung Lee Kang Seung Lee| Image courtesy of…

WangShui | Giving identity a transformative power

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“Once you start immersing yourself in the feedback loop, you become a very accountable agent in that process and to me, that’s the direction our species has to go in…

Chitra Ganesh | Filling the gaps in official history, rising the untold stories to the surface by mythological comic

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“I’m incorporating certain gestures, certain kinds of bodies, citations from queer politics and art, figures from the past and present, and bringing that into a shared frame, a roadmap for…

Hiram To | His way of weaving a narrative that crosses time, locations, and different fields

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“Being aware of the photographic traditions of postmodern photography and identity art, I want to explore the idea of sentimentality, the premise of highly compressed emotion. They are deliberately over…

Bhupen Khakhar | His figurative paintings directed to whole humanity

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“In life we all the time make social adjustments to please people around us. We forget our duty towards ourselves. What we should do in art and life is do…