Friday, February 25, 2011

Tally Beck Contemporary Exhibits Chinese and Thai Works At SCOPE Art Fair NY

Tally Beck Contemporary

Be Takerng Pattanopas, N-O-W-H-E-R-E- No. 2, 2010 (Ink on paper, 2ft x 2ft 11 in.)

Tally Beck Contemporary Exhibits Chinese
and Thai Works At SCOPE Art Fair NY

NEW YORK February 25, 2011—Tally Beck Contemporary will participate in SCOPE New York and feature artwork by Chinese artists Anne Li, Chen Ping, island6 and Thai artists Be Takerng Pattanopas and Songwoot Kaewvisit.

Tally Beck Contemporary is a Bangkok-based art consultancy that opened its New York gallery’s doors in October 2010. It aims to bring the newest and best Asian contemporary art to the rest of the world while introducing international expression into the emerging art scenes of Southeast Asia.

The artists the gallery brings to Scope this year will range from new talent to firmly established names in the Asian contemporary scene. Anne Li is a Chinese photographer, trained in Paris, whose photographs embody a crisp refinement and reveal the artist’s unique insights into humanity and formal concerns. Chen Ping, also from China, but currently based in Tasmania, plays with the border between abstraction and representation in his highly textured, monumental oils. Island6 is an artists’ collective in Shanghai that collaborates on dynamic LED pieces that provide an electronically animated commentary on Orientalism.

Thai artist Be Takerng Pattanopas is noted for his intricate pen drawings that meticulously attempt to define three-dimensional space on paper.  From Thailand’s northeastern Isaan region, painterSongwoot Kaevwisit monumentalizes Thai traditional medicine with larger-than-life photorealism.

SCOPE will run from March 2-6, 2011 at 320 West Street (across from Pier 40 and between Houston and Spring Streets).  Tally Beck Contemporary will host a cocktail reception at their booth, C28, on Saturday, March 5, 4 pm.

If you would like complimentary tickets to SCOPE NY, please email Hanting Zhu, Gallery Manager

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