Artworks by Ta Men+

Green Pomelo by Ta Men+

100 x 60cm
Oil on Canvas

The Lake by Ta Men+

80 x 60cm
Oil on Canvas

Boating in the Room by Ta Men+

200 x 125cm
Oil on Canvas

Laboratory by Ta Men+

120 x 80cm
Oil on Canvas

Deep Thinking by Ta Men+

120 x 80cm
Oil on Canvas

Red High-heel Shoes by Ta Men+

200 x 125cm
Oil on Canvas

My Boyfriend and I by Ta Men+

200 x 125cm
Oil on Canvas

In the Distance by Ta Men+

120 x 90cm
Oil on Canvas

A Cloud in the Sky by Ta Men+

120 x 90cm
Oil on Canvas

Think in the Courtyard by Ta Men+

150 x 120cm
Oil on Canvas

Bride by Ta Men+

120 x 80cm
Oil on Canvas

I am Sorry by Ta Men+

120 x 150cm
Oil on Canvas

Thinker by Ta Men+

140 x 90cm
Oil on Canvas

Leisurely Time by Ta Men+

120 x 80cm
Oil on Canvas

Swimming Poor by Ta Men+

120 x 80cm
Oil on Canvas

Sunshine by Ta Men+

120 x 80cm
Oil on Canvas

Small Courtyard by Ta Men+

150 x 120cm
Oil on Canvas

Clouds by Ta Men+

120 x 80cm
Oil on Canvas

Writing History by Ta Men+

120 x 80cm
Oil on Canvas

Shiny Days by Ta Men+

120 x 80cm
Oil on Canvas

Life in Mountains by Ta Men+

150 x 120cm
Oil on Canvas

See The Sea by Ta Men+

200 x 126cm
Oil on Canvas

Memories by Ta Men+

80 x 60cm
Oil on Canvas

Self-reliance by Ta Men+

120 x 80cm
Oil on Canvas

White Scarf by Ta Men+

120 x 80cm
Oil on Canvas

Floating Fashion by Ta Men+

100 x 80cm
Oil on Canvas

You’ll Lose If You’re Serious by Ta Men+

125 x 200 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Afternoon by Ta Men+

80 x 120 cm
Oil on Canvas

Token by Ta Men+

125 x 200 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Faraway by Ta Men+

80 x 120 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Afternoon Sunshine by Ta Men+

150 x 120 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Dazzling Days by Ta Men+

80 x 120 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

A Moment by Ta Men+

80 x 120 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Summer’s Fruit by Ta Men+

100 x 80 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Crossing by Ta Men+

100 x 300 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

The Queen & Father by Ta Men+

135 x 180 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Pretty Women by Ta Men+

100 x 120 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Angel Investor by Ta Men+

90 x 113 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

The Eight Immortals II by Ta Men+

120 x 150 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Form Itself is Emptiness by Ta Men+

80 x 100 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

White Collar by Ta Men+

180 x 280 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Moonlight in the City by Ta Men+

100 x 120 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Unattached Mind of the Present by Ta Men+

150 x 120 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Unnamed Girls by Ta Men+

90 x 120 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Surfing by Ta Men+

125 x 200 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

HOPE by Ta Men+

80 x 120 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Motion Theatre by Ta Men+

120 x 150 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Midsummer Night’s Dream by Ta Men+

90 x 140 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Sea-gazing by Ta Men+

90 x 140 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Alice by Ta Men+

90 x 70 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

LOVE by Ta Men+

80 x 100 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Beijing Night by Ta Men+

90 x 140 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Flag & Pumpkin by Ta Men+

90 x 140 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Beach of Art by Ta Men+

90 x 140 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Freedom of Thought by Ta Men+

80 x 100 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Art Trend by Ta Men+

50 x 150 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Kiss of an Angel by Ta Men+

70 x 90 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Instruments by Ta Men+

80 x 100 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

A Wonderful Day by Ta Men+

60 x 120 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Tibet by Ta Men+

180 x 280 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Starry Night by Ta Men+

80 x 100 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Floating Finance by Ta Men+

135 x 210 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Distant Love by Ta Men+

60 x 80 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Love by Ta Men+

35 x 45 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Island by Ta Men+

125 x 200 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Floating Honor by Ta Men+

125 x 200 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Floating Abstractism by Ta Men+

60 x 120 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Floating Dream by Ta Men+

125 x 200 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Artwork Floating by Ta Men+

60 x 80 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Art Dream by Ta Men+

90 x 140 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Floating Art Museum by Ta Men+

125 x 400 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Floating by Ta Men+

60 x 120 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Remarkable People by Ta Men+

50 x 150 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Sunset by Ta Men+

80 x 100 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Heaven & Earth by Ta Men+

125 x 200 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Shanghai Night by Ta Men+

90 x 140 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Lost Heaven II by Ta Men+

380 x 1000 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Floating Art History by Ta Men+

200 x 250 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

In the Wild by Ta Men+

100 x 250 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Waves by Ta Men+

80 x 100 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Lost Heaven I by Ta Men+

300 x 800 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Holy Light by Ta Men+

70 x 50 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Snow by Ta Men+

100 x 250 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Weapons by Ta Men+

180 x 280 cm
Oil on Canvas

Girl & Famous Paintings by Ta Men+

90 x 140 cm
Oil on Canvas

Pills by Ta Men+

180 x 280 cm
Oil on Canvas

Water by Ta Men+

35 x 45 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Artwork Floating by Ta Men+

80 x 140 cm
Oil on Canvas

Antique Floating by Ta Men+

60 x 120 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Crossing by Ta Men+

60 x 120 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Twelve Beauties of Jinling 4 by Ta Men+

120 x 120 cm
Oil on Canvas (round canvas)

Twelve Beauties of Jinling 3 by Ta Men+

120 x 120 cm
Oil on Canvas (round canvas)

Twelve Beauties of Jinling 1 by Ta Men+

120 x 120 cm
Oil on Canvas (round canvas)

Route of Art by Ta Men+

120 x 120 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Secret Garden 1 by Ta Men+

45 x 70 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Three Realms by Ta Men+

80 x 100 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

The Bund by Ta Men+

90 X 140 cm
Oil on Canvas

Mahjong by Ta Men+

160 x 280 cm
C-Print Photography

Gunfight 2 by Ta Men+

160  x 280 cm
C-Print Photography

Starry Night by Ta Men+

135 X 210 cm
Oil on Canvas

Ta Men+

他们+

Lai Shengyu and Yang Xiaogang form the artist duo Tamen, which means “they” in Mandarin. They, “They”, stage outrageous, surrealistic scenes in paint and photo collage that star an ever-changing cast of characters. Though the scenes always take place on the same fictional “stage”—the corner of a cafeteria-like room in an urban high-rise—the location of the room shifts constantly as the window opens onto new horizons in every image. These collaborative paintings have more than just the two personalities that make them—they may be classifiable as fully schizophrenic.

Yang Gallery Managing Director Ms. Susanna Yang visits established artist duo Tamen in their studio.

‘An epoch of the late 70’s generation, THEY reveal their attitudes toward realities of society and their circumstances in a different approach from the artists of the older generation. THEY, through interior and conflicting juxtaposition, displays contradictory nature of society that is both corrupt and progressive. However, they do not reject nor expresses any sarcasm toward the real world seen outside the window. Individuals are merely consuming or entertaining themselves.

Inside an individual surrounding environment and corrupted private space, inner and outer realm are juxtaposed. While other young artists are infatuated with the characterization of private narratives, THEY unveils inherent conditions and hidden aspects of the internal through the breach of the exterior. From this immanent observation THEY becomes the ‘true other’.’

TAMEN, Lai Shengyu & Yang Xiaogang (1978, Hunan, China)
Education: Central Academy of Fine arts, Beijing, China (2004)

Solo exhibitions:
2018 Mobile Theatre, They Solo Exhibition, Yang Gallery, Singapore
2016 A Floating World, They Solo Exhibition, Yang Gallery, Beijing, China
2011 Past and Present, They Solo Exhibition, Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China
2009 “THEY”, Canvas international art Amstelveen, The Netherlands
2009 They, The Lost Heaven, Museum of Hunan Province, China
2008 “They”, New York Asian Contemporary Art Fair New York
2008 “Art classroom”, China Today Gallery Brussel, België
2007 THEY, PYO Gallery Beijing, Beijing, China
2006 TA MEN, Pyo Gallery, Seoel
2004 Therefore it is and Surely it’s Them, The First Dashanzi Art Festival, Beijing
2002 US two-Man Works Exhibition, Beijing