Mr. Likely, a rising talent of contemporary art is captivating art enthusiasts with his latest exhibition featuring his signature character, the beloved Donut Bear. Located at 13 New Street Art Gallery, this exclusive showcase promises to be a visual delight for aficionados of fine art.
Mr. Likely has gained widespread recognition for his exceptional ability to infuse pop cultural symbols into his creations, breathing new life into the art world. With a remarkable portfolio of exhibitions spanning cities such as New York, Melbourne, and Shanghai, as well as solo showcases in cultural hubs like Chicago, Taipei, Beijing, the Philippines, and Hong Kong, Mr. Likely’s reputation as an innovative artist continues to soar.
This time, the solo exhibition is themed as “In a Good Place” is a celebration of Mr. Likely’s iconic “Donut Bear” artwork, encompassing its various phases and evolutions. Within the realm of this collection, the endearing “Donut Bear” finds itself immersed in a utopian world, surrounded by enchanting creatures and fantastical objects that emerge from its vivid imagination. Rainbows, sunshine, sprawling prairies, unicorns, and Snow White birds are just a few examples of the mesmerizing elements that accompany the beloved “Donut Bear” on its extraordinary adventures.
Enlightened by artistic luminaries such as Andy Warhol and Takashi Murakami, Mr. Likely blends elements of American cartoons, graffiti, and pop art culture to create a captivating fusion of fantasy and reality. Nevertheless, it is his distinct sense of humor that truly sets his artwork apart. The playful combination of familiar symbols, such as the Simpsons, with vibrant street culture references, transports viewers into a world where imagination knows no bounds.
Prepare to be enchanted by Mr. Likely’s artistic prowess as you are invited to explore the whimsical universe of the “Donut Bear” in this exceptional exhibition. Immerse yourself in a realm where art, humor, and fantasy converge, leaving you with a profound sense of wonder and resonance.
Solo Exhibition of “In a Good Place” by Mr. Likely
Time: July 7th – 23th, 2023
Location: 13 New Street Gallery
Address: 13A New Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong