As beforehand talked about Michael Lau has created the Artoy Basel exhibition for Tencent QQ’s QTX 2021 conference which concludes on Monday (5.3) in Shenzhen, China. A present inside the present, Artoy Basel contains a number of the HK artwork toy pioneer’s work from his groundbreaking Gardner 1/6 figures to his most up-to-date works together with crossover collaborations.
The idea behind Lau’s exhibition is pushed by his view of the connection between artwork and toys and vice versa. Patterned after the premiere Artwork Basel artwork honest sequence, Artoy Basel is introduced as a half scale (1 to 2) exhibition. This thought-provoking alternative of scale displays Lau’s remark that artwork toys are about half the scale of many tremendous artwork sculptures. As proven within the pictures, the toy shows are constructed on stylized artwork crate fashion stands at roughly half the anticipated top. The exhibition design encourages the viewers to crouch all the way down to view the toys on their stage quite than the opposite manner round.
As a part of the collaboration with QQ, Michael Lau launched the Salvator Michael QQ vinyl artwork toy on the present. An version of solely 99, the determine has offered out.