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  • 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 […]