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  • 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 […]