Artworks by Zhong Biao

A City of One Person by Zhong Biao

360 x 250 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

A City of Six People by Zhong Biao

280 x 900 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Passion by Zhong Biao

200 x 150 cm
Charcoal & Acrylic on Canvas

Guests from Afar by Zhong Biao

97 x 130 cm
Oil on Canvas

Gone with Water by Zhong Biao

130 x 97 cm
Oil on Canvas

Reincarnation by Zhong Biao

130 x 97 cm
Oil on Canvas

Stumbling Into Dreams by Zhong Biao

Acrylic on Canvas
200 x 280cm

The Coming of the Raining Season by Zhong Biao

Acrylic Charcoal Canvas
200 x 150cm

Laughing At The Universe by Zhong Biao

Acrylic on Canvas
200 x 150cm

Olympics – Free by Zhong Biao

Acrylic Charcoal Canvas
200 x 150cm

Spring by Zhong Biao

Oil Acrylic Charcoal Canvas
97 x 130cm

The Gate of Twilight by Zhong Biao

Acrylic on Canvas
130 x 97cm

Parting by Zhong Biao

Acrylic on Canvas
100 x 75cm

Faramita by Zhong Biao

Oil on Canvas
280 x 600 cm

Chinese Dream by Zhong Biao

Acrylic, Oil on Canvas
150 x 120 cm

Valarium by Zhong Biao

Oil on Canvas
100 x 75 cm

The Butterfly Dream by Zhong Biao

Oil on Canvas
150 x 120 cm

Journey to the West by Zhong Biao

Oil on Canvas Acrylic
280 x 200 cm

Taurus by Zhong Biao

Acrylic on Canvas
100 x 75 cm

Zhong Biao

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Zhong Biao was born in Chongqing, Sichuan Province, China in 1968. In 1987, he studied at Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now China Academy of Fine Arts) in Hangzhou, China and has since become one of the most famous contemporary Chinese artist in the world. His solo exhibitions included the 1995, The Fable of Life which was displayed at the Art Museum of Sichuan Fine Art Academy. He has participated in contless solo and group exhibitions throughout Europe and the United States attracting a worldwide collecting base.

Ms. Susanna Yang of YANG GALLERY visiting renowned artist Zhong Biao in his studio.

Zhong Biao’s unique work style means that his cultural attitude is entirely different from that of previous artists. Be it political pop or gaudy art, what they were eager to put across was their own attitudes, criticizing either ideology or commercial culture. Zhong Biao seems to keep a distance from this sort of criticism. In his works we find the calmness unique to intellectuals. What he considers is not how to criticize, but the source of evidence for our criticism and how it’s meaning undergoes changes. Behind Zhong Biao’s approach to China’s pop culture and mass culture, we find a new cultural attitude. In Zhong Biao’s works, we can see that through the creation of illusions and the incompleteness of images he gives up not only the antagonistic relations between art and mass culture but also the attempt to control mass culture. Through ‘visualization’ Zhong Biao has staked out his own claim within the domain of mass culture.

“I don’t want to force my own understanding or interpretation of my paintings on the audience. The mixture of images within each of my paintings is like a combination of controversial elements in life. We don’t have to understand everything we see in each painting. Like life, we cannot understand everything that we have seen or experienced. In my paintings, Eastern and Western, historical and modern opposites coexist, reflecting the reality of today’s lifestyle.” -Zhong Biao