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Matthew Wong’s Hallucinatory Pilgrimages

Matthew Wong, “Another Day” (2018), oil on canvas, 72 × 70 inches (all images courtesy of the artist and Karma, New York)

I first saw images by Matthew Wong when he posted them on social media. Like others who read his posts, as well as read his interviews, I learned that he was living in Hong Kong and that he graduated from the University of Michigan (2007) with a degree in Cultural Anthropology. In 2012, after graduating from the City University of Hong Kong School of Creative Media with a MFA in photography, he began painting, initially starting with a sketch book and a bottle of ink and making “a mess every day randomly.”

In the online magazine Altermodernists (October 29, 2014), where I read the … Read the rest