Lot Details

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.

Read more
No condition report has been added for this lot. Please contact the specialist for further information.
Provenance:
  • The Artist. Present Collection, China.
  • Pickup Location: China
  • Shipping Dimensions: 39.37 x 31.5 in. (100 x 80.01 cm.)
Accepted: Wire Transfer
artnet Assurance Policy: Every artnet Auctions seller has been approved by artnet after a thorough review. All of our sellers are required to accept the following artnet policy: A buyer may return an item purchased through artnet Online Auctions, if the item received is not as described in its listing, or is found to be not authentic.
Please see our full Return Policy for details.

Comparable Works

Log In or Register to view comparable works.