Marco Szeto 司徒志明 HK, b. 1955

Overview

「這世界是愈來愈拋離人自己用肉眼親身去看東西的感受,所以我也不停讓自己寫生,因為那是最有樂趣、最直接和最原汁原味的。」

-- 司徒志明

司徒志明為港澳著名畫家,七十年代留學意大利及西班牙,曾於世界各地舉辦超過40多次畫展,現不斷從事旅遊寫生創作藝術推廣及教育,足跡遍60多個國家.並任教於香港城市大學,嶺南大學及澳門藝術博物館,作品匯貫中西。

 

Marco Szeto was born in Hong Kong in 1955. He started taking art lessons in 1967 from the late Lui Shou-Kwan, well-known master of modern Chinese ink painting. In 1968 Marco Szeto became a student of the Kung Shun Fine Art Institute, where he studied drawing oil painting with Chin Chung. Thereafter his tutelage in art included watercolor painting under Dong Kingman, Oil painting of the Italian school under Prof. Chen Shou-soo and Chen's wife Lattanzi Chen, as well as pastel painting under Francesca Bik-yu Wong. In 1973 Marco Szeto left Hong Kong and attended various art institutes and private studios in Palermo in Sicily. Sardinia and other places in Italy, with the emphasis on traditional painting technique, drawing and the history of art. In 1977 he went to Madrid in Spain where he concentrated on the art of Velazquez.

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油畫、粉彩、水彩、拼貼、水墨都是司徒志明會用到的媒介,他認為不同媒介、不同畫法會有不同的風格和感覺。「畫畫就好像人生一樣,不知道明年會畫什麼。」作畫多年,他的畫風一直在變,時而吸取這個大師的美感、時而研究那個大師的色彩,喜歡便抽取工藝品上的圖騰、符號等文化特色作為畫中元素,「一個畫家,我相信他不會去特意創造一種風格,其實所有東西都是累積而來的。」在同一幅畫裏,亦不局限於一種媒介。喜歡便以木鉛筆勾線,再用水彩、粉彩或拼貼完整畫面。從不被風格所限的他,在作畫時也得悠然。或許就是這種心態,在他的畫裏,可找到一種自在、隨心的感覺。