Yang Jiechang

(Chinese, b. 1956)

100 layers of ink/ 1 by yang jiechang

Yang Jiechang

100 Layers of Ink/ 1, 1993

100 layers of ink/ 2 by yang jiechang

Yang Jiechang

100 Layers of Ink/ 2, 1993

after the battle 2, 1915 - 2015 by yang jiechang

Yang Jiechang

After the Battle 2, 1915 - 2015, 2014

after the battle, 1915-2015 by yang jiechang

Yang Jiechang

After the Battle, 1915-2015, 2014

die rechnung bitte,1924-2014 by yang jiechang

Yang Jiechang

Die Rechnung bitte,1924-2014, 2014

god by yang jiechang

Yang Jiechang

God, 2014

Biography

Timeline

1956
Born on November 16thin Foshan city, Guangdong Province, PR China
1973
Received his diploma. Was also subjugated to the influence of the Cultural Revolution and Maoist propaganda during this period. In 1970, he becomes a red gaurd. During his last year of school, he begins to study les arts plastiques
1974 - 1978
Studies at the Institut d'Art Populaire de Foshan. He starts his studies in calligraphy and collages, he also publishes his first article "Les collages dans l'art populaire de Foshan qui n'ont pas de caractère folklorique"
1978 - 1982
He continued his studies in traditional chinese painting at the Académie des Beaux-Arts de Canton, where he received his Masters in Art. He published 4 studies during this time: "The origins of chinese countryside painting", "How to admit the "copy" as an educational method in Chinese painting", "The Lingnam school of painting has already become revolutionary history", "The end of idols: there is no art in the art schools".
1982 - 1988
He becomes a professor at the Académie des Beaux Arts de Canton. During his research on Chinese art and its theories, he comes into contact with Zen Buddhism and Taoism. Study of the Tao with Master Huangtao at Mount Luofu, Canton and study of Zen Buddhism at Guangxiao Temple, Canton, PR China.
1992 - 1993
Fellowship of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, USA
2003
Residency at the Kunst Werke, Berlin, Germany
2005
Visiting artist at Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, California, USA.
2008
Sterling visiting Professorship at the Stanford University Medical School, Department of Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford, California, USA.
Lives and works in Paris and Heidelberg

Exhibitions

2010
New Ink Art, Group show of 7 Chinese artists, Alisan Fine Arts, ART HK 10, Hong Kong International Art Fair, Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Centre, Hong Kong
2009
Hong Kong International Arts & Antiques Fair, Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Centre, Hong Kong
On Ascension, Galerie Jaeger Bucher, Paris, France (solo)
time versus fashion, Kunstverein Nürtingen, Nürtingen, Germany
In God We Trust, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, California, USA (solo)
No - Shadow Kick, Duolum Museum, Shanghai. PR China (solo)
Eurasia, ShContemporary 2008, Shanghai Artfair, Special Project, together with Santomatteo, Shanghai, PR China
Our future, special project, UCCA, Beijing, PR China
Biennale di Venezia, Tibetan Pavilion, Edicola Notte, Rome, Italy (solo)
Too early for vacation, RV&A, Limerick, Irlande