« I love the dark that permits me
to illuminate what I like.
Dreaming with my eyes open
I can look behind the corner.
When bad reality rises,
the dream that saves you also rises. »
Irene Kung, 2008
Irene Kung was born in Switzerland and trained as a painter. Based in Switzerland after many years abroad, her work has achieved international recognition. In the past few years she has expanded her repertoire to include photography.
Her subjects range from architectural monuments to exotic plant life and Argentinian horses.
Irene Kung is an artist working in Rome who shows with Goedhuis Contemporary gallery in New York, and Valentina Bonomo Contemporary Art in Rome, Italy.
La Cavalière masquée | @MaskedHorse