HOM NGUYEN at Espace YOYO, Palais de Tokyo


Tonight in Paris, Hom Nguyen will be exhibited for the first time at Espace YOYO, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, the famous exhibition space devote to Contemporary Art, near Eiffel Tower. But who is Hom Nguyen, this French artist with Asian origins ?

Hom Nguyen is a contemporary artist of Vietnamese origin, born September 20, 1972 in Paris. Through his work, he explores primarily all depths of human nature, through gestures and visual research.

In 2009, the year of the death of his mother, Hom Nguyen decided to start his own technics, and starts skating shoes, working originally as a shoes seller. After a difficult steps, he developed a technique of its own, and came to Japan to perfect his technics a few months in Tokyo, with great masters of the tattoo in Shibuya district. Back to France, his works on patinas, colors and matter do know him quickly. These works are then considered by some real « art to put on ».

Since, Hom Nguyen devotes himself to drawing and painting, and his works are increasingly exposed to the world through international contemporary art fairs. On the occasion of the 2016 edition of Art Paris Art Fair, at the Grand Palais in Paris, Mr. President of the Republic, François Hollande, came to salute the work of the artist.

At Espace YOYO, Palais de Tokyo tonight :
Represented by A2Z Art Gallery, the first contemporary art gallery created by the Chineses in Paris, Hom Nguyen will present a punch exhibition entitled « Dans le regard d’une exode » (‘in the eyes of an exodus’).

Supported by French actress Isabelle Adjani contributing to the event, Hom Nguyen will feature an art trip, inviting and rewarding current issues of cultural identity and immigration. His visual vocabulary, naive and scrawled appearance, offers to the viewer a new awareness of this social phenomenon, and a new reading of the portrait.

Photo :
Hom Nguyen
« Without landmarks » serie (‘Sans Repères’), 2016
Mixed media on canvas
120 x 160 cm
Courtesy of the artist and A2Z Gallery

Hom Nguyen « Dans le regard d’une exode »
Palais de Tokyo – Espace YOYO
Wednesday 18, June 2016 (only this day)
13 Avenue du Président Wilson – 75116 Paris, France
From 6pm to 10pm
Free Access
Palais de Tokyo (+33) 01 81 97 35 88
Official website : here
Espace YOYO (+33) 01 84 79 11 70
Mail : contact@YOYO-Paris.com
Official website : here

A2Z Gallery
24 Rue de l’Echaudé – 75006 Paris, France
Opening hours : from Tuesday to Saturday, from 11am to 7pm
(Monday by appointment)
Telephone : (+33) 01 56 24 88 88
Mail : info@a2z-art.com

A2Z Gallery Hong Kong
29 F, No 33 Des Voeux Road Central – Hong Kong 
Opening hours : from Monday to Friday, from 10am to 8pm
(Saturday by appointment)
Telephone :  (+852) 2232 5600
Mail :  hongkong@a2z-art.com
Official website : here



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