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  • Lin Xin: An Artistic Journey Reflected Through Machines

    24 Apr 2017

    Extracted from the original article ‘Reading Lin Xin’ by Zheng Naiming In his The World is Flat Thomas L. Friedman quoted an African ballad and proverb. ” Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it has to run much faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a […]

  • Ai Weiwei ‘Mountains & Seas’ Solo Exhibition 2017 at Château La Coste

    21 Apr 2017

    Château La Coste, in partnership with Luise Faurschou, is pleased to announce an exhibition with internationally renowned Chinese contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei to celebrate the artist’s new permanent work on the vineyard. Over the past two years, Ai Weiwei has been developing a new permanent project for Château La Coste, entitled Ruyi Path […]

  • Singapore Art Museum Gets a S$90 Million Facelift

    11 Apr 2017

    The Singapore Art Museum (SAM) will get a S$90 million facelift later this year, with the revamp expected to be completed by 2021, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu announced on 1st April 2017. This is the first time the contemporary art museum, which has a strong focus on works in Asia, will […]

  • Damien Hirst’s 2017 Venice Show Is an ‘Unbelievable’ Journey to the Depths of Bling

    11 Apr 2017

    Damien Hirst has created the exhibition the post-truth world deserves. “Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable” showing concurrently at both of the Pinault Foundation’s spaces in Venice, is a labyrinthine, multi-layered concoction bringing together stories, objects, film, and photographs, all of them dubious—deliberately, teasingly so. Like many good dramas, “Treasures” comes with a backstory: […]

  • The Art of Investing in Art

    11 Apr 2017

    The contemporary fine art world is a smaller place these days. In 2016, Cai Guo-Qiang, a Chinese artist living and working in New York City, organised What About the Art? – an exhibition featuring the works of 15 Chinese contemporary artists – in Doha, Qatar. Such is the increasingly international element of today’s art market, […]

  • ‘Out of the Maze 走出迷宫’ Yue Minjun Solo Exhibition 2017 at Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts

    03 Apr 2017

    “Out of the Maze – Yue Minjun Solo Exhibition” opened on 30th March 2017 at the Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts Museum. Attended guests included fellow famous artists Wang Guangyi, Zhang Xiaogang, Ye Yongqing, former Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts Song Huimin, former Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts Vice President of the […]

  • It Changed My Life: Tan Swie Hian & His Free Mind

    29 Mar 2017

    In a corner of Tan Swie Hian’s studio in Telok Kurau is a futon, a once-plump round cushion slightly flattened from the daily weight of his long meditative sessions. The first thing the Buddhist does when he wakes every day is recite sutras as well as prayers and meditate. The 74-year-old can spend hours in […]

  • Hong Kong Art Basel 2017: Who Were the Big-Time Collectors?

    28 Mar 2017

    At the fifth edition of the Art Basel Fair in Hong Kong this year, top businessmen and celebrities were not the protagonists of the show. Although before the fair there were some worries in terms of sales due to the economic downturn in Europe and America and the Mainland’s assets control measures, the fair was a […]

  • Art Basel Art Market Report 2017: Auction Weakness Boosted Dealer Sales

    24 Mar 2017

    The auction market weakened in 2016, as sales of art and antiques via dealers grew, according to the latest art market report. The Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report by Clare McAndrew, released in Hong Kong today, found sales in the dealer sector globally grew 3% year-on-year to $32.5bn. Dealer sales now account […]

  • Chinese Contemporary Art: Loved by Big Time Collectors in Their Private Museums

    24 Mar 2017

    As the world sat up and took major notice of the Contemporary Fine Art investment market since 2010, Chinese contemporary art remains one of the most stable & continuously soaring sector globally with the largest number of fascinating & distinctive artists and high quality artworks. Due to this market phenomenon, many big-time collectors opened private […]

  • Yan Lugen: Why the Nanjing Real Estate Mogul is Investing in Art Big Time

    20 Mar 2017

    Who is Yan Lugen? The Nanjing-based collector has been sinking millions into the art world and has founded an art festival, built a museum and sponsored artists. A former newspaper reporter, Yan made his money in real estate; he is chairman of Lek Yuan Group, a property developer in Nanjing with annual sales of over […]

  • Sotheby’s Confirms a ‘Bulletproof’ 2017 Art Market With $143.5 Million Contemporary Sale in London

    11 Mar 2017

    The auction house broke five artist records this week, with only four lots going unsold over the course of the night. ” Art is a bulletproof market,” commented art advisor Rory Howard, referring to the imagined threats posed by Brexit and Donald Trump. “But you can still buy at reasonable prices.” If the adrenalized atmosphere […]

  • YANG • Property- Classic French Chateau for Sale!

    01 Mar 2017

    • Located in the region of Burgundy, France, the most historical & classical ‘ Chateau de Thoisy la Berchère’ was built between 1400 – 1500 • It is an elegant, exquisite & luxurious castle full furnished with antique exclusive interiors, restored beautifully with frescos detailing once in 1844 •  Beautiful lake nearby easily visible from […]

  • The Long, Strange Art & Life of Yayoi Kusama

    26 Feb 2017

    87 and as young as ever: Time magazine recently named Yayoi Kusama one of the world’s ‘100 Most Influential People’. Her recent ‘My Eternal Soul’ solo exhibition in Japan was set to be one of Kusama’s biggest ever shows in the capital and will consist mainly of large-scale paintings from the eponymous series the artist […]

  • Latest Trend in Art: Art to Become Stocks

    24 Feb 2017

    In the past decade, investing in Art has become a global phenomenon increasing at a tremendous speed & 2017 foresees bigger market movements that further strengthens the presence of investing in Art.   The latest trend? Art will be made into stocks. ‘The move is part of a trend for Art to be viewed as […]

  • A Cultural Bonding

    22 Feb 2017

      Exhibiting Artists: Chang Lei, Kwon Hyuk, Khan Siong Ann, Sweta Jha, Tian Xutong Exhibition Venue: 2 Orchard Turn, Ion Orchard, Level 4, Ion Art Gallery, Singapore 238801     Contemporary Fine Art has become a global phenomenon! Art is without boundaries. YANG GALLERY is proud to present ‘A Cultural Bonding’ from 3rd – 9th […]

  • ‘The Golden Rooster 金鸡爆喜’ Contemporary Group Exhibition Opening Reception!

    21 Feb 2017

    YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798 team thanks all for attending & making ‘The Golden Rooster 金鸡爆喜 | Contemporary Fine Art Group Exhibition’ Opening Reception a phenomenal success! We look forward to your continuous support & to see you at our next event soon!      

  • Happy Spring Lantern Festival, 元宵节快乐!

    11 Feb 2017

    Dear Friends, YANG GALLERY Singapore & Beijing team wishes you & your family a happy Spring Lantern Festival and a most successful year of the Rooster! 祝您和您的家人甜甜蜜蜜, 顺心如意。元宵节快乐!  

  • ‘The Golden Rooster 金鸡爆喜’ Contemporary Fine Art Group Exhibition 2017

    11 Feb 2017

    Dear Friends, YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798 cordially invite you to ‘The Golden Rooster 金鸡爆喜’ Contemporary Fine Art Group Exhibition’ from 18th February – 18th March 2017. Opening Reception: 18th February 2017, 3-6pm RSVP: beijing@yanggallery.info / +86 10 5762 3020 Exhibition Venue: 3rd Taoci Street, 798 Art District, No. 4 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing […]

  • Anton Molnar: Paintings of Beautiful Paintings

    06 Feb 2017

    YANG GALLERY team constantly travels all over the globe in search of the finest art collections to present to our collectors. This month, we packed our suitcases and arrived in Paris, France, to spend some time with the ever energetic & vibrant Master of Still Life, established artist Anton Molnar. In a mingling of emotions […]

  • Singapore Master Artist Tan Swie Hian to Set Up $10 Million Art Award

    04 Feb 2017

    Established Singapore living art legend Tan Swie Hian is setting up a $10 million award for outstanding artists around the world. The move to set up the award out of his own pocket is said to be rare in the local arts and cultural scene. The 73-year-old multidisciplinary artist is currently in talks with lawyers […]

  • Bernard Buffet: The Last Big Artist in Paris

    02 Feb 2017

    On a sunny afternoon in the 1950s, Pablo Picasso was sitting with his children on the terrace of a café in the south of France. Another artist arrived. “Look, there is Bernard Buffet,” said Picasso’s children. They jumped up and asked for the autograph of the young, handsome, awkward man who was – joint equally […]

  • Art’s Newest High-Roller: An Interview with Billionaire Collector Yusaku Maezawa

    01 Feb 2017

    Japanese fashion mogul Yusaku Maezawa spent an obscene amount of cash—$98 million to be precise—on contemporary art between two sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s in 2016. He bought an untitled 1982 painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat for a world record price of $57.3 million and also snapped up works by Richard Prince for $9.6 million, Jeff Koons […]

  • Happy Chinese New Year 2017!

    26 Jan 2017

    Dear friends,   YANG GALLERY team wishes you & your family a prosperous year of vitality, good fortune & achievements! Have a very Happy Chinese New Year 2017! GONG XI FA CAI!    

  • 5 Things to Know About Singapore Master Artist Tan Swie Hian

    25 Jan 2017

    Tan Swie Hian is known to all as Singapore’s icon – his ink-on-rice-paper work titled ‘Portrait of Bada Shanren’ (2013), done in 60 seconds, sold for a record 20.7 million yuan (S$4.4 million) at the 2014 Poly Auction held in Beijing. Here are five things to know about the 73 -year-old multi-disciplinary artist: 1. The sale of […]

  • Opening of the Parkview Museum Singapore

    23 Jan 2017

    The Parkview Museum officially opened its doors in January 2017 in Singapore. It is the second contemporary art museum operated by the Parkview Group in Asia and is a swanky art space in Parkview Square (Gotham Building), the museum opened with the global travelling art exhibition, ‘On Sharks and Humanity’. The exhibition surrounds pressing environmental […]

  • Countdown to Chinese New Year 2017: Art & Luxury Ushering in the Year of the Rooster

    21 Jan 2017

    In just one more week, Chinese from all over the world will celebrate Year of the Rooster, beginning on January 27 with Chinese Lunar New Year’s Eve and ending on February 11 with the Lantern Festival. In tune with one of the most frenzied shopping seasons, contemporary artists and high-end labels have released Spring Festival-themed […]

  • Nokia’s 32 Years of History Showcase & Nokia 6 Smartphone Launch @ YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798 

    16 Jan 2017

    After securing the exclusive Nokia brand licensing rights in mobile phones in late 2016, HMD Global Oy (HMD) is proud to announce the launch of its Nokia 6 smartphone in China including a special showcase ‘Time Machine: Nokia’s 32 Years’ held at YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798. Co-organised with China Jing Dong (JD.com), HMD’s launch […]

  • Cai Zhisong + Grace Chen’s Art & Fashion Collide

    16 Jan 2017

    China’s celebrated haute couture fashion designer Grace Chen has launched a joint exhibition with YANG GALLERY’S representing famous Chinese contemporary sculptor Cai Zhisong at her art deco fashion mansion in Shanghai’s former French Concession, The House of Grace Chen. Themed ‘Motherland – Serenity‘, ’Cloud – Profound‘ and ’Rose – Glamour’, the exhibition features 3 series […]

  • ‘Zen Vitality 禅风和气’ Tian Xutong Solo Exhibition 2017

    13 Jan 2017

    In conjunction with Singapore Art Week 2017, YANG GALLERY • Singapore proudly presents ‘Zen Vitality 禅风和气 Tian Xutong Solo Exhibition’ from 12th January – 12th February 2017. Exhibition Venue: 19 Tanglin Road, Tanglin Shopping Centre #02-41, Singapore 247909 Contact Information: shion@yanggallery.com.sg / +65 6721 8888 Born in Beijing in 1962, Tian Xutong graduated from the […]

  • Ponts des Arts: Thibault Pontallier & Arthur De Villepin’s Art & Wine Passion

    07 Jan 2017

    As the contemporary art market continues to soar and art items become increasingly in demand globally, various forms of lifestyle collaboration ideas have taken place using art as its key selling point to attract both the high net worth individuals as well as the masses to delve deeper into the finer things in life. Pont des […]

  • Contemporary Chinese Ink Now

    06 Jan 2017

    From the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Ink Art to auction houses’ selling exhibitions, the art of traditional Chinese ink painting has made a comeback in recent years and the demand is increasing continuously. One of the most distinctive mediums of Chinese art, ink painting is grounded in a fine art heritage and aesthetic bedrock dating […]

  • ‘A Floating World 漂浮的世界’ Tamen Solo Exhibition Opening Reception!

    02 Jan 2017

    A big thank you to all who attended 《A Floating World | Tamen Solo Exhibition》 Opening Reception at YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798! Special thanks to Mercedes Benz China for co-organizing & displaying their latest S-Class car models in this event. YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798 team is looking forward to see you at our […]

  • The 2nd Chinese International Drone Photography Contest Award Presentation Ceremony

    02 Jan 2017

    The 2nd Chinese International Drone Photography Contest award presentation ceremony was held at YANG GALLERY • Beijing on 25th of December 2016 with a resounding success! Co-organized by Lexus China and YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798, the Chinese International Drone Photography Contest was set up in 2015 by Sohu. Inc to award awe-inspiring aerial photographs captured not […]

  • Happy New Year 2017!

    01 Jan 2017

    YANG GALLERY Singapore & Beijing 798 team wishes you & your family a most prosperous, joyous & happy New Year 2017! May the sunshine of happiness always shine above you. May the dove of peace rest over you and live in your home. May the dense forest of love surround you all year round.

  • An Introduction to the Luo Brothers’ Succinct Symbolism

    30 Dec 2016

    The three Luo Brothers were born in Nanning, in the southern Chinese region of Guanxi Zhuang, in the period after the country’s Cultural Revolution. Each was given a name conjuring images of patriotism and strength. Born in 1963, Luo Weidong’s name means ‘defender of the Orient’; Luo Weiguo, born in 1964, translates as ‘defender of […]

  • Artist Liu Bolin Live Streams Beijing Smog to Raise Awareness

    24 Dec 2016

    Established Chinese contemporary artist Liu Bolin, known as “the invisible man” for using painted-on camouflage to blend into the backdrops of his photographs, says his latest project aims to put the spotlight on China’s air pollution problem. As north China battled with poor air quality for a third straight day on Monday, Liu said the […]

  • ‘A Floating World 漂浮的世界’ Tamen Solo Exhibition 2016

    17 Dec 2016

    YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798 proudly presents ‘A Floating World 漂浮的世界 Tamen Solo Exhibition’ from 31st December 2016 – 31st January 2017. Opening Cocktail: 31st December 2016, 3-6 pm RSVP: beijing@yanggallery.info / +86 10 5762 3020 Exhibition Venue: 3rd Taoci Street, 798 Art District, No. 4 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing      100015 Exhibition […]

  • YANG GALLERY Team Wishes You a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year 2017!

    14 Dec 2016
  • Art Collectors Wake Up To Great Investment Potential Of Contemporary Chinese Photography

    12 Dec 2016

    Collectors in the West have been buying photography since the 70s, and it regularly appears on the auction block as a valuable investment, but the medium is relatively new to buyers in China. Asked why interest is growing now, CEO of World Photography Organization Scott Gray replies, “It’s a really sexy medium…More and more people […]

  • Zhang Xiaogang’s ‘Bloodline: Big Family II’ auctioned at USD 4,832,606

    07 Dec 2016

    At Council Auction’s autumn auction held at the Beijing International Hotel Conference Center on 6th December 2016, one of the highlights were the artworks from “Countdown: Mr. Johnson Chang’s important private collection”. Ten contemporary artworks belonging to Chang, a Hong Kong-based art curator and dealer, were auctioned, among which was Zhang Xiaogang’s “Bloodline: Big Family […]

  • A Conversation with Tamen (THEY)

    05 Dec 2016

    Contemporary art scene’s most recognisable artistic duo Tamen’s name is a common ubiquitous Chinese word. It is the third-person pronoun for “they” used in daily conversations when referring to two or more people other than one’s self. Just like their namesake, there are no distinct physical attributes or cultivated personae that might distinguish Lai Shengyu […]

  • Experience Art Jamming @ YANG • Art Studio!

    05 Dec 2016

    Flexible Timing • Showcase your Creativity • Unlimited Art Immersion YANG • Art Studio is a 500 square feet truly artistic gallery studio set amidst the most prestige art & cultural center, Beijing 798 Art District. The studio is 9 meters high and retains the original architecture design of the German Bauhaus style building structure. […]

  • ‘Bagism’ Exhibition Merges Chinese Contemporary Art With 400 Years of Designer Handbags

    30 Nov 2016

    The intersection of art and fashion is no stranger to China’s malls, but never before has Shanghai’s K11 Art Mall married the two. In Bagism, a name first coined by John Lennon and Yoko Ono as part of their peace campaign in the 1960s, shoppers can tour handbag designs through the decades, curated into categories […]

  • Artist Liu Ye on His New Catalogue Raisonné and the Rise of Chinese Collectors

    28 Nov 2016

    Known for his bright-hued paintings of childlike round-faced figures, acclaimed artist Liu Ye’s new catalogue raisonné includes “a number of works that have never been published,” according to its editor Christoph Noe, who is also the founder of The Ministry of Art and Larry’s List. Published by Hatje Cantz Verlag, the catalogue raisonné features an […]

  • YANG GALLERY @ the 27th Singapore International Film Festival 2016

    27 Nov 2016

    At this year’s 27th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) 2016, YANG GALLERY Singapore & Beijing 798 was exclusively invited to SGIFF to celebrate the wonderful mergence of Film & Art to present established Chinese contemporary artist He Wenjue’s ‘Watch Movie- Raise the Red Lantern’ limited edition print to grace this annual prestigious event! He Wenjue […]

  • Art Plays a Rapidly Growing Role as Collateral

    26 Nov 2016

    Wealthy investors are strongly focusing on art as an asset class following continuous years of record auction prices and strong recovery in the art market. This rapid growing demand for art investment has seen several private banks launching their own art funds to meet client demand.   The strength of the art market has also […]

  • Anatomy of a Free Mind: Tan Swie Hian’s Notebook & Creations Exhibition Opening 2016

    22 Nov 2016

    Tan Swie Hian is Southeast Asia’s living legend and the most expensive artist, with a whopping auction record of $4.4 million. And the ink has just dried on the newest work in artist Tan Swie Hian’s solo exhibition at the National Library. The spontaneous calligraphy by the artist, whose work has sold for millions of […]

  • City vs Phenomenon Li Xiangqun’s Art Exhibition 2016

    19 Nov 2016

    Internationally renowned Chinese contemporary sculptor Li Xiangqun, 55, is showing eight works at the outdoor space of the Garden of Established Happiness (Jianfu Gong), in the Forbidden City Palace Museum, with his exhibition titled City vs. Phenomenon, which runs through Nov 26. Li Xiangqun is one of the concrete sculpture leaders in Chinese contemporary art […]

  • Six Chinese Contemporary Artists ‘Light Up’ New York Times Square

    19 Nov 2016

    New York, often known as the global art center, is the strongest location to spread art. From the 9th – 22nd November 2016, Established Chinese contemporary artists Tian Shixin, Li Xiangqun, Zhong Biao, Deng Jianjin, Chen Wenling and Xu Qingfeng will be standing at the ‘crossroad of the world’, New York Times Square, with images […]

  • ‘Zen Heart’ Travel Exhibition of Xutong Tian’s Ink Painting in New Zealand

    18 Nov 2016

    Fo Guang Shan New Zealand proudly presents ‘Zen Heart’ Travel Exhibition of Xutong Tian’s Ink Painting 2016. Fo Guang Shan Monastery was founded in 1967 by supreme master Hsing Yun. Hsing Yun’s stated position within Fo Guang Shan is that it is an “amalgam of all Eight Schools of Chinese Buddhism” (八宗兼弘), including ‘Zen’. This […]

  • Art & Luxury: The Golden Combination

    18 Nov 2016

    The line between luxury and art is blurring across the world, but it’s doing so especially quickly in China. With extremely high net worth and a taste for the finer things in life, art collectors are seen as the Holy Grail of customer demographics for luxury brands. As the ultimate luxury item, art has long […]

  • The Continuous Rise of China’s Contemporary Art Scene

    15 Nov 2016

    Since the past decade, China has entered into the art game at top speed and isn’t looking to slow down anytime soon.   The prosperous elite, an ever expanding group of men and women, are now looking to spread their wealth into a more aesthetically appealing sector. Just last year, art sales in the Greater […]

  • The True Face of Trump

    09 Nov 2016

    Speaking of the 2016 US presidential candidate Donald Trump, a lot of people’s first reaction is: This guy is too unreliable! Trump can be president? Let us first look at this hairstyle. Not just his hair, Trump repeatedly spoke fascinating words leaving many people thinking that he is a madman, with the guts to say […]

  • Multiplicity of Chinese Contemporary Art

    08 Nov 2016

    The rapidly developing economy of China with its population of 1.3 billion has fueled not just economy , but also the growth of an important cultural industry, contemporary art Since the debut of Chinese artists on the international art stage in 1993 at the 45th Venice Biennale, Chinese participation has become a regular feature in […]

  • ‘The Chinese Renaissance 中国的文艺复兴’ Lee Jinhyu Solo Exhibition Opening Reception!

    06 Nov 2016

    Dear Friends, a big thank you to all who attended ‘The Chinese Renaissance 中国的文艺复兴’ Lee Jin Hyu Solo Exhibition Opening Reception at YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798! We sincerely appreciate your lovely presence in making this event a great success & we look forward to see you again soon!  

  • Art vs Money: Why Not Both?

    31 Oct 2016

    There are few modern relationships as fraught as the one between art and money. Are they mortal enemies, secret lovers or perfect soul mates? Is the bond between them a source of pride or shame, a marriage of convenience or something tawdrier? The relationship between art and money can be understood in at least two […]

  • ‘NEVER LEAVE 从未离开’ Wang Jianuo Solo Exhibition 2016

    28 Oct 2016

    YANG GALLERY • Beijing Songzhuang cordially invite you to ‘NEVER LEAVE 从未离开’ Wang Jianuo Solo Exhibition Opening Reception on the 29th October 2016, 3-6pm. Exhibition Period:  29th October – 20th November 2016 RSVP: beijing@yanggallery.info / +86 1- 5762 3020 Wang Jianuo was born in Changchun, Jilin in 1989 and graduated from the University of the Arts […]

  • ‘The Chinese Renaissance 中国的文艺复兴’ Lee Jin Hyu Solo Exhibition 2016

    28 Oct 2016

    YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798 cordially invites you to ‘The Chinese Renaissance 中国的文艺复兴’ Lee Jin Hyu Solo Exhibition Opening Reception on the 5th of November 2016, 3-6pm. Exhibition Period: 5th – 25th November 2016 RSVP: beijing@yanggallery.info / +86 10 5762 3020 Born in Seoul, Korea Graduated from Madrid University, Spain (Master’s Degree in Painting) Graduated […]

  • Five Myths About Chinese Contemporary Art Debunked

    24 Oct 2016

    The contemporary art market in China has grown faster than any other markets in the world over the past ten years, with its fair deals of side effects – positives and negatives. However, what we are witnessing now is as impressive as its growth: its capacity to change and adapt to new realities, in a […]

  • YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798 Wins Excellent Award at the 2016 Beijing 798 Art Festival

    24 Oct 2016

    YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798 is proud to win the Excellent Award for the best exhibition with <‘Two Faces of Hallucination’ Deng Xinli & Li Wei Joint Solo Exhibition> at the 2016 Beijing 798 Art Festival! We sincerely thank all for your lovely support! The 798 Art Festival, as one of many an activity held in […]

  • Art is the Ultimate Luxury Symbol. But is it a Wise Investment?

    22 Oct 2016

    In the past, the main characteristics usually used to define art markets can be summarised in the following way: high-risk investment, illiquid, opaque, unregulated, high transactions costs, at the mercy of erratic public taste and short-lived trends. Artworks do not generate any cash flows that can be discounted, except to the extent that income can […]

  • ROBB Report《Best of the Best》Awards 2016

    19 Oct 2016

    2016 ROBB Report’s《Best of the Best》People of the Year annual award is out! Heartfelt congratulations to the ‘Art & Culture’ section winners, YANG GALLERY’S representing established Chinese contemporary artists Cai Zhisong 蔡志松, Fang Lijun 方力钧, Liu Xiaodong 刘小东, Zhong Biao 钟飙 & Zuoxiao Zuzhou 左小祖咒! For nearly 40 years, Robb Report magazine has served as […]

  • Tips on Cleaning / Maintaining Your Art Collection

    17 Oct 2016

    We love art. You love art. Yet, when tackling your spring cleaning list it can be easily overlooked. Here is a quick guide to help you keep your collections dust free and fabulous. Contemporary oil and acrylic paintings are generally hassle free and easy to care for. Do note though, to keep them away from […]

  • Why is Art Important?

    12 Oct 2016

    What Is Art? The dictionary definition of art says that it is “the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially in the production of aesthetic objects”. But the thing about art is that it’s so diverse that there are as many ways to understand it as there are people. That’s why there are scholars […]

  • Postmodernism in Chinese Art

    10 Oct 2016

    Postmodernism is best understood by defining the modernist ethos it replaced – that of the avant-garde who were active from 1860s to the 1950s. The various artists in the modern period were driven by a radical and forward thinking approach, ideas of technological positivity, and grand narratives of Western domination and progress. The arrival of […]

  • Ten Most Expensives Paintings in the World

    07 Oct 2016

    In time with the current Autumn auction season this month, let us do a re-cap on some of the most expensive works ever sold in auctions.   No. 10: ‘ Ball du Moulin de la Galette’, USD 78.1 million Pierre- Auguste Renoir (France, 1841 – 1919) Pierre-Auguste Renoir was a famous French impressionist painter. “Ball […]

  • Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn 2016 Modern & Contemporary Asian Art Evening Sale Achieves US$65 Million

    05 Oct 2016

    Sotheby’s 2nd October 2016 Modern & Contemporary Evening Sale in Hong Kong was a great success. Despite global economic instability, the art market continues to perform. Strong bids for works by luminaries of modern and contemporary Asian art realised a total of HK$509 million/ US$65 million. The top lot of the sale – Zao Wou-Ki’s […]

  • Why Art Investment is THE Big Thing

    01 Oct 2016

    Art investment is one of the three most profitable key investment areas in the world (finance, real estate, art investment). Because of its high rate of return and asset transfer flexibility, it has risen to become the hottest pursuit of investment and this has become the consensus of investors globally. Art investment is considered to […]

  • YANG GALLERY • Songzhuang Space

    30 Sep 2016

    YANG GALLERY • Beijing Songzhuang is the third gallery space under YANG GALLERY Group, located in the heart of the Songzhuang Art District in Tongzhou, Beijing city. Within walking distance from the prestigious Songzhuang Art Museum, YANG GALLERY • Songzhuang is a luxurious independent building with an area of 1,000 square meters. We are dedicated […]

  • VECTOR 矢量|Chinese Contemporary Group Exhibition @ YANG GALLERY • Songzhuang

    30 Sep 2016

    YANG GALLERY • Beijing Songzhuang proudly presents 《矢量 | 中国当代艺术群展》 “VECTOR Chinese Contemporary Group Exhibition” in conjunction with the ongoing Beijing Art Festival this month! Exhibition Period: 29th September – 15 October 2016 Venue: YANG GALLERY • Songzhuang, Original Art Expo Center, Songzhuang, Tongzhou District, Beijing, China 101118 Contact: +86 10 5762 3020 / beijing@yanggallery.info We […]

  • Top 20 Chinese Contemporary Artists of 2016

    28 Sep 2016

    In this article, we look at the top 20 contemporary Chinese artists in 2016 and rank order them based on public auction records movement for the past 2 years. Number 1 – Ai Weiwei 艾未未 (1957) Auction Record (2015): US$4,727,100 Ai Weiwei is an artist and sculptor from Beijing. He became part of a group of […]

  • Billionaire Art Collector & Movie Magnate: He Lived till 107 & Donated $47 Billion

    27 Sep 2016

    He was not the richest man in Asia, but he was the most respected entrepreneur in Asia. Sir. Run Run Shaw lived till a ripe old age of 107 years old and was Asia’s biggest movie mogul. Throughout his long life, he had been through the end of the Qing Dynasty, the Northern Government, the […]

  • Kevin Tsai: Art Collecting is an Entry Pass to High Society

    26 Sep 2016

    Kevin Tsai (蔡康永), is a famous writer and television host in Taiwan. Kevin was born to a wealthy family and his father was a well known lawyer and his family was briefly in the shipping business. Kevin went to private schools for his pre – bachelor education. In the Asian showbiz circle, Kevin Tsai is […]

  • How Much Does an Artwork Cost? Would You Still Take it for Free?…

    26 Sep 2016

    Every artist will probably encounter the below scenario in their lifetime. “Can you paint me something?” “Can you give me one of your works for free?” “Why not? You just take a brush and paint!”   In reality however, do you know exactly how much does a piece of artwork cost? Time = Cost If […]

  • Why Invest in Art Now?

    26 Sep 2016

    Amidst the global economic outlook, investors are looking for alternate ways to invest in tangible assets that don’t rely on the government. The growing trend in high net worth investing is to seek out asset classes with scarcity, like fine wines, antique cars, and real estate. However, in today’s global market the real question is: […]

  • ‘Two Faces of Hallucination 幻觉的两面’ Deng Xinli & Li Wei Joint Solo Exhibition Opening Reception!

    25 Sep 2016

    YANG GALLERY • Beijing sincerely thank all who attended ‘Two Faces of Hallucination 幻觉的两面’ Deng Xinli & Li Wei Joint Solo Exhibition Opening Reception and made it a great success! In conjunction with the grand opening of the Beijing 798 Art Festival 2016, ‘Two Faces of Hallucination’ presented a fantastical mythological wonderful amidst the wonderful […]

  • ‘Two Faces of Hallucination 幻觉的两面’ Deng Xinli & Li Wei Joint Solo Exhibition 2016

    23 Sep 2016

    In conjunction with the prestigious annual 798 Art Festival this month, YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798 proudly presents ‘Two Faces of Hallucination’ Joint Solo Exhibition featuring established Chinese contemporary artists Deng Xinli & Li Wei from 24th September – 20th October 2016. Opening Reception: 24th September 2016, 3-6pm RSVP: beijing@yanggallery.info / +86 10 5762 3020 […]

  • ‘Tainted Beauty 污染的美丽’ Chang Lei Solo Exhibition 2016

    23 Sep 2016

    YANG GALLERY • Singapore proudly presents ‘Tainted Beauty 污染的美丽’ Chang Lei Solo Exhibition from 16th September – 16th October 2016. In conjunction with the F1 Night Race 2016, YANG GALLERY • Singapore will showcase established Chinese contemporary artist Chang Lei’s latest series of oil paintings, The Sanguinary Shadows of Chinese Civilization, depicts traditional Chinese cultural […]

  • Beijing 798 Art District: The World’s Arts & Culture Center

    23 Sep 2016

    Beijing 798 Art District is one of the top Arts & Culture centers globally today. It is famous for its world famous international galleries, unique art exhibitions and special creation workshops. Now the 798 Art Zone has become one of the new landmarks in China. In 2003, the 798 Art Zone was awarded as “one of the […]

  • YANG • Crossover Event: COHIM International Designers Festival

    20 Sep 2016

    YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798 is pleased to collaborate with the COHIM International Design School to house their prestigious annual award ceremony, the ‘Cohim Display Design Award’. The ‘Cohim Display Design Award’ was established in 2008 and is the highest award in China’s design industry. It is the top honor awarded to outstanding designers every […]

  • Samsung ‘Galaxy Note 7’ Product Launch @ YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798

    20 Sep 2016

    YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798 is proud to collaboration with China JingDong Group, the biggest online-shopping mall to house the exclusive product launch conference of Samsung’s flagship device ‘Galaxy Note 7’ exclusively in China! YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798’s venue crossover collaboration is an extraordinary channel for artists, organizations and art connoisseurs to showcase exhibitions, […]

  • Zeng Fanzhi’s 20 Most Expensive Works

    20 Sep 2016

    From the official data provided by what we see today, most people are probably already very familiar with him. The international contemporary art scene’s prominent figure – Zeng Fanzhi, is indeed no stranger to us. In his artistic career spanning three decades, he is undoubtedly a visionary and a success. As he himself said: “I […]

  • Happy Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋节快乐

    14 Sep 2016

    YANG GALLERY Singapore & Beijing 798 wishes you & your family a long life to share the graceful moonlight, though thousand miles apart. May the round moon bring you a happy family & a successful future! Happy Mid-Autumn Festival 2016!

  • We wish you & your family a Happy Mid-Autumn Festival 2016!

    14 Sep 2016

    YANG GALLERY Singapore & Beijing wishes you and your family a long life to share the graceful moonlight, though thousands of miles apart. 祝你和你的家人中秋快乐, 但愿人长久,千里共婵娟. May the round moon bring you a happy family and a successful future! 月圆人圆事事圆满.   History & Origin of Mid-Autumn Festival The story of Chang E is the most widely […]

  • China Knocked the U.S. Off the Top of the Art Auction Market

    28 Aug 2016

    Halfway through the year, there’s a major shakeup in the auction market. For the first time in five years China bested the U.S. in auction turnover, according to Artprice’s most recent report. The art market data and analytics firm examined some 3,500 auction sales globally to give a picture of the market through the first […]

  • What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger: Ai Wei Wei is Back! | Vienna Exhibition 2016

    17 Aug 2016

    Ai Weiwei, he always seems to catch the crowd, media and the world’s attention easily. Some of his refugee themed work in recent years caused an uproar but he turned a deaf ear to these criticisms.

  • Skyrocketing Investment Returns of Chinese Art

    17 Aug 2016

    In recent years, more and more prominent figures, large organisations and capital investment firms have been wading in art investment, works of art have became the third-largest investment key area after stocks and real estate.

  • YANG GALLERY Venue Crossover Collaborations

    08 Aug 2016

    YANG GALLERY • Beijing 798’s venue crossover collaboration is an extraordinary channel for artists, organizations and art connoisseurs to showcase exhibitions, media launches, fashion shows etc… and many more in a spacious location at one of the world’s leading arts & culture prime center!

  • RED Gao Qiang Solo Exhibition 2016

    02 Jul 2016

    To commemorate the 95th anniversary of the Chinese communist party this month, YANG GALLERY •Beijing 798 specially presents established Chinese contemporary artist Gao Qiang’s powerful ‘China Times’ series of collections, featuring important historical moments of cultural icons Chairman Mao and Deng Xiaoping.