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Yang Peng (Chinese, b.1984)
LOT ID: 82219
Stop Tipsy Here no. 2, 2012

Oil, on canvas.
51.18 х 43.3 in. (130 x 109.98 cm.)
Signed, and dated lower left front.
Lot description
Easily mistaken for a color photograph, "Stop Tipsy Here no. 2" (2012) is a stunning realist oil painting by rising star, Chinese Contemporary artist Yang Peng, that features a beautiful young woman in profile in the act of delicately blowing white feathers from her open palm up into the air. Adding a surreal touch to the narrative, an anonymous pair of hands reach into the scene from behind this young woman to gently cover her eyes. This dialectic of dynamism versus tranquility, reality versus fantasy is inherent to Yang's oeuvre. This work is unframed, measures 51.18 x 43.30 inches and in excellent condition.

Yang Peng was born in China in 1984, and has grown up experiencing Chinese the integration of modern and traditional culture. His works assess the dreams and determined will of the Chinese present day culture. In 2006 he graduated from the Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts, Chongqing, China with his B.F.A. and in 2009 studied for his M.F.A also at the Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts. Long before his degrees Peng's work has been collected and the subject of Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions, most recently in the group Museum show, "We - The Value of Community", Chongqing 501 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chongqing, China. His2011: "Southwest Painting Art-Yang Peng Solo Exhibition", 3818 Space, 798, Beijing, China. Notable Museum and Exhibitions include amongst many others: 2011"Southwest Painting" Yunnan Culture Museum, Yunnan, China.
"Art and Reborn-New Generation Exhibition", Huantieshidai Art Museum, Beijing, China."The 19th National Prints Exhibition", Chongqing Art Museum, China.2010: "Malaysia Art Fair", Exhibition Center at the Foreign Trade Building, Kuala Luampur, Malaysia. 2009: "Art Shanghai", Shanghai, China.
"Cross-Border and New Picture Views-Southwest Contemporary Art Exhibition", Taipei National Culture Museum, Taiwan amongst others.
Stop Tipsy Here no. 2 by Yang Peng
  • Stop Tipsy Here no. 2 by Yang Peng
  • Stop Tipsy Here no. 2 by Yang Peng
  • Stop Tipsy Here no. 2 by Yang Peng
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