Cary Kwok is a London and Beijing based artist well know for his exquisite ball point pen drawings. Born in 1975 and raised in Hong Kong, he moved to London to further his studies in the mid 90s spending six years at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design studying fashion at BA and MA levels. A fascination with fashion, period costumes, footwear and sexuality forms the nucleus of Kwok’s subject matter; the diversity of styles and street fashion of London as well as period films also influence him greatly. Subjects range from explicit male nudes to period portraits and still life. And hairstyles and shoes are among his favoured subjects with work often subtly alluding to issues of race, ethnicity, culture, gender and sexual equality. Cary is represented by Herald St Gallery in London and has exhibited internationally in London, New York, Miami, Tokyo, Geneva and Zurich, including shows at Galerie Emanuel Perrotin, Miami; Attention to Detail curated by Chuck Close at FLAG Art Foundation, New York; Rude Britannia at the Tate Britain, London; Taro Nasu, Tokyo and Hauser & Wirth, Zurich.