From Reality to Fantasy: The Art of Luis Chan is the first comprehensive bilingual publication to take an in-depth look at one of the most important Hong Kong artists of the 20th century. The monograph pays tribute to Chan's contribution to the Hong Kong art scene and was published in celebration of his 100th birthday. With commissioned texts by Prof. John Clark (Australia), Lu Peng (China), Laurence Tam (Canada/HK), Johnson Chang Tsongzung (HK) and Jack Lee, as well as over 200 images of Chan's works, the majority of which have never been published before. Also included in the book are the chronology of the artist, family memoirs, artist writings, excerpts from important texts (by E.M. Barrett, Lui Shou Kwan, David Clarke and Nigel Cameron) on the artist and photographs spanning the artist's life.

此書剖析了二十世紀香港藝壇巨匠陳福善的藝術風格,是這名畫家迄今最為全面的雙語專集。此書既肯定了陳福善對香港藝壇的貢獻,亦是對畫家百歲誕辰致意之作。書中收錄了姜苦樂 (澳洲)、呂澎 (中國)、譚志成 (加拿大 / 香港)、張頌仁 (香港) 和李世莊撰寫的評論,並收錄了畫家200多幅作品,其中大多數是首次發表的畫作。書中刊載了畫家的藝術活動年表、親友憶述、藝術評論、評論陳福善畫風的文選 (撰文者包括巴累特、呂壽琨、祈大衛和金馬倫),以及畫家生前的許多珍貴照片。

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Luis Chan: My Teacher and Art Adviser - TAM Chishing Laurence, 譚志成

Luis Chan: Father and Painter - Clara CHAN, 陳韻靜

My Perspective on Art - Luis CHAN, 陳福善

Ten Days' Tour in Peiping - Luis CHAN, 陳福善

Four Hong Kong Artists: The Chroniclers of the Beautiful Scenery of Hong Kong - E.M. BARRETT

Some Thoughts on Luis Chan's Painting Exhibition - BAO Shaoyou, 鮑少游

On My Watercolour Painting - Luis CHAN, 陳福善

Besides Painting: Luis Chan's Early Activities in Art - LEE Saichong Jack, 李世莊

Luis Chan: A Hong Kong Modernist - John CLARK, 姜苦樂

Luis Chan A World Within Worlds - CHANG Tsongzung Johnson, 張頌仁

'Introduction', from Evolution of Paintings in the Twentieth-Century - Luis CHAN, 陳福善

In Praise of Luis Chan's Paintings - LUI Shou-kwan, 呂壽琨

Luis Chan and the 'Hong Kong Art Today' Dispute - LEE Saichong Jack, 李世莊

Towards Psychic Decolonisation: The Development of Luis Chan's Painting - David CLARKE, 祈大衛

The World of Luis Chan - Nigel CAMERON, 金馬倫

Melancholic Fantasies: The Art and Style of Luis Chan's Painting - LV Peng, 呂澎

From Reality to Fantasy: The Art of Luis Chan
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From Reality to Fantasy: The Art of Luis Chan, 從現實到夢幻:陳福善的藝術

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