Ysabelle Cheung

Bodies that stand: inside the world of Firenze Lai

The artist has developed an uncanny visual vocabulary, populated by striking figures

Left: Firenze Lai, Hurry Home, 2012. Right: Firenze Lai, The Museum, 2012. Courtesy of the artist and Vitamin Creative Space.
Left: Firenze Lai, Hurry Home, 2012. Right: Firenze Lai, The Museum, 2012. Courtesy of the artist and Vitamin Creative Space.
Left: Firenze Lai, Hurry Home, 2012. Right: Firenze Lai, The Museum, 2012. Courtesy of the artist and Vitamin Creative Space.
Firenze Lai, Ripple, 2015.  Courtesy of the artist and Vitamin Creative Space.
Firenze Lai, Ripple, 2015.  Courtesy of the artist and Vitamin Creative Space.
Firenze Lai, Ripple, 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Vitamin Creative Space.
Left: Firenze Lai, Autism, 2013. Right: Firenze Lai, Betting Station, 2013. Courtesy of the artist and Vitamin Creative Space.
Left: Firenze Lai, Autism, 2013. Right: Firenze Lai, Betting Station, 2013. Courtesy of the artist and Vitamin Creative Space.
Left: Firenze Lai, Autism, 2013. Right: Firenze Lai, Betting Station, 2013. Courtesy of the artist and Vitamin Creative Space.

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