Hi Medusa!

Chris Yee: HI MEDUSA! is an exhibition that creates a tangible connection between the Chinese-Australian communities of Sydney and provides a unique opportunity for visitors to engage with the history of the Garden through neo-traditional artworks depicting modern and historical Lunar New Year cultural imagery.

Presenting twelve new and existing bespoke tapestries by emerging Sydney artist Chris Yee, visitors to the Chinese Garden of Friendship during Lunar New Year 2019 go on a journey through the Gardens, discovering detailed, beautiful and humorous images at every turn. Yee’s design work evokes the experiences and narratives of the Chinese diasporic communities of the city expressed through a graphic sensibility that echoes that architectural forms and decorative embellishments of the Chinese Garden of Friendship. Hand woven, the tapestries in this special exhibition, presented by 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, compliment the natural flow of the venue, synthesising a harmonious environment of traditional and contemporary artistic expression.

Chris Yee: HI MEDUSA! has been commissioned by 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, Australia and produced for The Chinese Garden of Friendship, Darling Harbour for Lunar New Year 2019.

Artist: Chris Yee
Curator: Con Gerakaris
Project Manager: Bridie Moran

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“TWINS EFFECT”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″

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“BOSS BABY”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″

r3

“TEAM”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″

r4

“STOCK XCHANGE”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″

r5

“EAST RYDER”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″

r6

“MIRROR BALL”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″

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4a Centre of Contemporary Australian Art

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NO MÁS Tapestry Catalogue

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NO MÁS Tapestry Catalogue

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Enquire about all Tapestry Purchases at:
chrisyee24@gmail.com
Please quote tapestry number/title and I’ll get back to you asap.
*Shipping included for most countries

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1. “WILD WILD WEST RYDE”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
50″ x 60″
$280

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2. “4 CORNERS”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″
$280

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3. “DRIFT KING”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″
$280

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4. “SYDNEY WORLD TOUR”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″
$280

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5. “SQUARE DANCE”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″
$280

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6. “NO MÁS TITLE RUG”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″
$280

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7. “THE ONLY WAY IS UP”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
50″ x 60″
$280

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8. “JET SETTER”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″
$280

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9. “PEACE PLACE”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
50″ x 60″
$280

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10. “EYES (RED)”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″
$280

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11. “UNITED NATIONS”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″
$280

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12. “BOY MEETS WORLD”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″
$280

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13. “THANK GOD”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
50″ x 60″
$280

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14. “USADA”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″
$280

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15. “SEE NO HEAR NO SPEAK NO”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″
$280

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16. “EYES (CLASSIC)”

100% American made, woven cotton yarn
60″ x 50″
$280

 


 

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