Previous LotNext lot

Yang XiaoXiang (Chinese, b.1976)
LOT ID: 74560
Childhood, 2011

Oil, on canvas.
39.37 х 31.5 in. (100 x 80.01 cm.)
Signed, on the lower right.
Lot description
Unabashedly dynamic, celebratory and ironic, exciting emerging Chinese artist, Yang Xiaoxiang (Chinese, b. 1976) is known for large-scale figurative oil paintings of China's rural country folk amidst their every-day activities, often featuring children in play and conventional social interactions among the community. In "Childhood" (2011) Yang depicts a scene of childhood play as a figure from off the right of the canvas points to a child standing on his hands, and another peering over the rock to view the action. This energy and movement is underscored again by Yang's gestural and colorful brushwork that defines his oeuvre. The artist is known for works like "Childhood" that combine childhood fantasy with scenes from nature, creating new narratives based on traditional Chinese figure paintings and literature. This work measures 39.37 x 31.50 inches (100 x 80 cm) and is in excellent condition.

Yang Xiaoxiang (China, b. 1976) received his degrees from Guizhou University in 2000. The artist is a member of the Guizhou Province Artists Association and has exhibited throughout China, and has won several awards including the 2000 Excellence Award in the Guizhou "Cantata" exhibition, the 2001 Excellence Award in the Guizhou Province Beijing Exhibition, and the 2003 Gold Medal award in the Guizhou Province third Youth Art Exhibition.
Childhood by Yang XiaoXiang
  • Childhood by Yang XiaoXiang
  • Childhood by Yang XiaoXiang
  • Childhood by Yang XiaoXiang
  • Childhood by Yang XiaoXiang
Alternate Views: 1 of 1
Share |
Add Yang XiaoXiang to My Artist Alert
Receive email alerts as soon as artists you follow are up for sale. Update your artist watch list any time.

Sales Results for Comparable Works

artnet Auctions—Buy and sell art 24/7 worldwide. ©2014 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. All rights reserved. artnet® is a registered
trademark of Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Call for Assistance: US +1-877-388-3256, EU +49 (0)30 20 91 78 50