Cultured Magazine | “Pearl Lam Takes on Singapore”

Pearl Lam is a woman of determination. When the heiress of Hong Kong’s Lai Sun Group founded by her late tycoon father Lim Por- yen made up her mind to pursue an artistic course against…

18 Apr 2014

OCULA | Yinka Shonibare,MBE

The work of British-Nigerian artist, Yinka Shonibare MBE is instantly recognisable. A multi-disciplinary conceptual artist whose oeuvre encompasses installation, painting, video and sculpture, he is most well known for his use of headless mannequins who,…

18 Apr 2014

OCULA | Michael Chow

Michael Chow, aka, Zhou Yinghua, was born in 1939 into a theatrical family in Shanghai. His father was Zhou Xinfang, the grandmaster of Beijing Opera. When he was 13, Zhou Yinghua was sent to London,…

18 Apr 2014

Wallpaper | “Double Life, Michael Chow’s First Solo Show of His Paintings”

Michael Chow first burst onto the creative scene with his eponymous restaurants which made Chinese food fashionable in 1960s London and 1980s New York. The self-styled Chinese cultural ambassador has, however, always considered himself an…

18 Apr 2014

Blouin Artinfo | “INTERVIEW- Michael Chow Debuts in HK After 50-Year Art Hiatus”

Zhou Yinghua, a self-appointed ambassador of Chinese culture, first conquered the palates of Hollywood A-listers with a string of Chinese restaurants, and now continues to express his patriotism through art. The abstract works on canvas…

18 Apr 2014

WestEast Magazine | “WE CURATE- RECIPE FOR A PAINTER”

Michael Chow, the famous restaurateur behind ‘Mr Chow’ Chinese restaurants worldwide, presents Asia’s first solo exhibition, to be filled by large-scale mixed media canvases, in Hong Kong at Pearl Lam Galleries. 13 January 2014 WestEast…

18 Apr 2014

The Nation | “Mr Chow Comes Home”

Best known as a celebrity restaurateur whose 1960s mission to change Western attitudes to Chinese food has lasted nearly 50 years, Michael Chow is also a trained painter who, until recently, had not picked up…

18 Apr 2014

SCMP LIFESTYLE | “Millionaire behind Mr Chow chain in US Makes China Return with HK Art Show”

Best known as a celebrity restaurateur whose 1960s mission to change Western attitudes to Chinese food has lasted nearly 50 years, Michael Chow is also a trained painter who, until recently, had not picked up…

18 Apr 2014

The Independent | “Restauranteur Mr Chow returns to art after 50 year sabbatical”

Michael Chow, the celebrated restaurateur, has returned to his “true” passion of making art after what he described as a “50 year sabbatical”. Following a successful career in hospitality, with Mr Chow restaurants in London…

18 Apr 2014