• 1839CG,  photography

    Michael Kenna at 1839 Contemporary Gallery, Taipei.

    The acclaimed British photographer Michael Kenna was in attendance at the recent official opening of his solo show at Taipei’s 1839 Contemporary Gallery (Taiwan). Solo Show, Opening 19th May 2012 at 1839 CG in Taipei Dr. Edward Chiu, Owner of 1839 CG (left); Michael Kenna (centre); Thomas Hodges, Artist, and Journalist (right) Born in Widnes, Lancashire in the U.K., the son of an Irish catholic family, Kenna in his early years studied to become a catholic priest.  Upon realizing that this was not his vocation, he later studied at the Banbury School of Art, with the objective of becoming a painter.  Self-awareness soon led him to realize that he would find…