Guillaume Bottazzi - Wonderland, Hong Kong

In a statement, the organizers of Le French May 2016 said they hope the show will “induce visitors to evolve in an unreal world, a world which will call upon our imagination and our creativity.”
Bottazzi’s paintings are accompanied in the show by images of his public artworks. One highlight is a collection of photos of “Hope,” a 900-square-meter mural commissioned by the Miyanomori International Museum of Art in Sapporo, Japan. The artist began painting “Hope” just eight months after the devastating 2011 Tōhoku earthquake, and its colorful abstract shapes represent an attempt to make a joyful, hopeful addition to the city....