This publication presents a selection of paintings by Lucia Cheung, featuring in particular the artist’s image of her home city, Hong Kong. In these works, one finds the modern cityscapes of Hong Kong amidst backgrounds and landmarks that suggest China’s past, such as the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and the traditional landscape paintings. As one critic has aptly put, these paintings are ‘visual articulation of modern life embedded in a traditional mosaic’. These can also be seen as the artist’s unwillingness to forsake China’s cultural past, the roots of Hong Kong people. A brief biography of the artist is provided.

Access level


Location code MON.CHL

Chinese - Traditional, 


No of pages




No of copies


Content type

artist monograph

Chapter headings
Artifice of the Heart

- Eric Otto WEAR, 華立強

Early Summer Days of 97

- CHEUNG Ngayin Lucia, 張雅燕

Hong Kong: Works by Lucia N.Y. Cheung
Rights statement

In Copyright

What does this mean?

This item is covered by one or more copyrights. It is available for research only or use within Hong Kong’s fair dealing rules. Please do not copy, re-use or reproduce this item without the permission of the copyright holder.

Hong Kong: Works by Lucia N.Y. Cheung, 我城: 張雅燕畫選