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  • 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 […]