Irene Kung was born in Switzerland and trained as a painter. In recent years she has expanded her repertoire to include photography and has achieved international recognition with numerous solo shows in New York, London, Milan and recently Beijing and Moscow. She has exhibited at the Bozar Museum in Brussels, Belgium, and at the Certosa San Giacomo in Capri, Italy. She also regularly participates in international art fairs.
Her work has appeared in numerous international magazines such as AD, The Sunday Times Magazine and The New York Times Magazine and was selected by the international jury at ParisPhoto 2010.
She will contribute to EXPO 2015 with a solo show at the Fruit and Legumes Cluster featuring 26 photographs of fruit trees.
A book on her architecture photographs was published in 2012 in English, Italian, French and Chinese and a new book featuring photographs of trees is being prepared.
La città invisibile | Augeo Art Space | 21.03.2015 – 11.07.2015
Verso Oriente, Forma Galleria, Milan, Italy, 2015
Invisible Cities, ArtPassions la Galerie, Geneva, Switzerland, 2014
LoretoView, Festival di Fotografia del Paesaggio, Loreto Aprutino, Italy, 2014
Photographica Fine Art, Lugano, Switzerland, 2013
Forma Galleria, Milan, Italy, 2013
The Temple, Beijing, China, 2012
Forma Galleria, Milan, Italy, 2012
Galleria Valentina Bonomo, Rome, Italy, 2012
Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM, USA, 2012
Goedhuis Contemporary, London, United Kingdom, 2012
Photographica Fine Art Gallery, Lugano, Switzerland, 2010
Forma Galleria, Milan, Italy, 2010
Centro Arti Visive Pescheria, Pesaro, Italy, 2009
Goedhuis Contemporary, London, United Kingdom, 2009
Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM, USA, 2008
Frantoio, Capalbio, Italy, 2008
Galleria Bonomo, Bari, Italy, 2008
Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, NY, USA 2007
Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2007
Galleria Bonomo, Rome, Italy, 2006 & 2007
Bernard Chauchet, London, United Kingdom, 2005
Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, NY, USA, 2003