Benny SY Li 李純恩 HK, b. 1956


Widely known as a Hong Kong writer and photographer, Benny Li is also a self-taught artist. His paintings are deeply influenced by the works of modern Chinese masters such as Badashanren, Shi Tao, Qi Baishi, Zhang Daqian, Li Keran, and Wu Guanzhong. Renowned for his vivid imagination and unconventional approach to colour and composition, Benny Li also seeks inspiration from European artists to develop his distinctive and free flowing style. The artist’s oeuvre serves as a pure reflection of his love for travelling, sense of humour, and interpretations of his dreams.