Sun Museum holds "Dreams of Chinese Painters: Yitao Collection" exhibitions

11 April 2019

The Sun Museum, funded by the Simon Suen Foundation, Honorary Permanent President of the HKBU Foundation, is holding an exhibition entitled “Dreams of Chinese Painters: Yitao Collection”. It features a selection of around 50 pieces of paintings by 22 celebrated masters such as Bada Shanren and Shitao of the “Four Monks” of the early Qing Dynasty, and Zhang Daqian.

The Opening Ceremony was held on 11 April 2019. Officiating guests included Mr. Yang Jian, Deputy Director of Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR; The Hon. Lau Kong Wah, JP, Secretary for Home Affairs; The Hon. Henry Tang, GBM, GBS, JP, Chairman of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority Board; Mr. Kenneth Lau, BBS, MH, JP, Member of the Legislative Council and Chairman of the Heung Yee Kuk N.T.; Professor Lee Chack Fan, GBS, SBS, JP, Director of Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole, The University of Hong Kong; Dr. Wong Man Li, BBS, JP, Chairman of Man Wah Holdings Limited; Dr. Hoffman Ma, BBS, Executive Chairman of the Hong Kong Culture Association; Mr. Linus Cheung, JP, Member of the Board of Directors of Sotheby’s; Mr. Francis Lui, Vice Chairman of the K. WAH Group; Dr. Simon Suen, BBS, JP and Ms. Chloe Suen, Founding Chairman and Chair  respectively of the Simon Suen Foundation; and Mr. Yeung Chun Tong, Director of the Sun Museum. Other guests and HKBU representatives attending the ceremony included Ms. Angeline Yiu and Ms. Veronica Yiu, Honorary Patrons of the Development Committee of the HKBU Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology; and Mrs. Mary Suen, Honorary Permanent President of the HKBU Foundation. Mrs. Lily Chan, Director of University Advancement and Secretary-General of the HKBU Foundation attended the ceremony on behalf of the University.

The exhibits were all selected from the Yitao Collection of Dr. Simon Suen. The artists delivered different beautiful dreams in their paintings to invite the audience to indulge in. The public can enjoy free admission by appointment and the exhibition will be held until 13 July 2019. Please click here for details.