Lam Yuk Fai

Family & I
Grandmother Son Bride Double Happiness Piano Breakfast Closed on Sunday Chinese New Year Tent Stairs Structuring Coloring
Country & I
Last Dynasty Sunrise in Beijing Sunset in Beijing Distorted Monument Preposterous Square Deng Xiao Ping Chinese's Hardship Sun Yat Sen
Trees 1 Trees 2 Final Chapter - Land Final Chapter - Trees Want Not, Waste Not
Ego
Heaven & I
Who Jesus Christ Psalm 19
Other
Art in Hospital Back from Documenta 9 Drawing 1 Drawing 2 Drawing 3 Prints 1 Prints 2 Prints 3 Prints 4 Prints 5

Lam Yuk Fai conveys his emotions, perspectives, and beliefs through three series of related artworks, Family & I, Country & I, and Heaven & I. Click on the series in the left navigation menu to view the respective artworks and on the thumbnails to view the individual works.


Family & I
Lam Yuk Fai To the Chinese, the concept of "Family" is of utmost importance. Yet in today's society where individualism is highly regarded, the definition of "Family" has more than two hundred interpretations catering to each and every facet, resulting in a permissive life style. Seeing the many broken families engulfed in mutual hatred, Yuk Fai proceeded to reflect through his own living experiences and relationships with families in a series of productions to reaffirm the values of life and the true meaning of beauty and love.

Country & I
Lam Yuk Fai To one who was born in colonial Hong Kong, brought up between the narrow gap of two Chinese flags by parents who endured China's Hundred Years of Suffering, eyewitness of the attrocities of the Tiananmen Incident, beneficiary of the rapid development of the economy, Yuk Fai has first hand exposure to the extensive effects of globalization. According to British historian Toynbee, the disintegration of postmodernism has commenced, and the age of Western dominance has entered its final period. Embracing the responsibility of the intellectual, Yuk Fai delivers his compassion and critism for and through the three categories of "China", "Nature", and "Humanity".

Heaven & I
heavens Sages and philosophers of the past and present have pondered the concepts of heaven, eternity, and God. Of antiquity Confucius wrote, "Heaven alone holds knowledge of me", and of modernity Einstein said, "God does not play dice". An even more extensive exploration is encapsulated in Laotze's Tao doctrine. Has God ever communicated with man? Yuk Fai percieves an intricate and harmonious universe, and believes there must be a creator. Realizing the love that the Lord has bestowed upon mankind has prompted Yuk Fai to share this love through his artistic production.