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Art at Site 	www.hongkongart.info	Mimmo	Paladino	Zenith
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Mimmo Paladino

Zenith

2008
Sha Tin Town Hall
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Another attraction is the Square's celebration of the upcoming Beijing Games. Pieces will include giant steel Beijing Olympic logo "Dancing Beijing" by Hong Kong artist Danny Lee, "Zenith" featuring three distinctive horses by Italian Mimmo Paladino, "Miracle Horse" by famous Hong Kong designer Freeman Lau, and "A One and A Two" by mainland artist Zhang Yu. In tribute to the equestrian events to be held in Hong Kong, other art pieces featuring horses are Joaquin Gasgonia Palencia's "Red Horse", which was inspired by a Chinese folklore, and Xu Bing’s modern art installation "Horse Keeps Running" presenting horses' names in the form of Chinese calligraphy.

Mimmo Paladino: Zenith, Charta, 2001:
Here, more than elsewhere, Mimmo Paladino searches for the meanings hidden in painting. Like a hypothetical manual in the manner of Leonardo, "Zenith" draws together art, mathematics, science, architecture, and alchemy, just as Paladino has stirred a poetic, symbolic, mysterious, and arcane universe into being in his Laboratorio della Pittura, where dreams turn into signs