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Hu Qingyan Biography

Hu Qingyan was born in 1982 in Weifang, Shandong Province, China and studied sculpture at the Guang-zhou Academy of Fine Arts in Guangzhou and the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. He lives and works in Beijing and Jinan. 

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A selection of his most recent exhibitions includes: 28 Chinese, Rubell Family Collection/ Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, USA; Datong International Sculpture Biennale, Datong, China; 中(Middle), Not Vital Foundation, Ardez, Switzerland; Building Bridges – Zeitgenössische Kunst aus China, Wolfsberg, Ermatingen, Switzerland; Starting – Youth Artists Introducing Plan by China Sculpture Institute, Today Art Museum/China Sculpture Institute, Beijing, China.

Hu Qingyan Featured Artworks

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Nonfunctional Object II by Hu Qingyan contemporary artwork
Hu QingyanNonfunctional Object II, 2018Jinsi nanmu wood, white marble, granite
69 x 50 x 35 cm
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Contemporary Painting I by Hu Qingyan contemporary artwork
Hu QingyanContemporary Painting I, 2018Oil on canvas (a lot of oil paintings collected from other people are spliced and stiched after cutting)
195 x 160 cm
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Guardian Angel II by Hu Qingyan contemporary artwork
Hu QingyanGuardian Angel II, 2018Wood (plane tree), marble (different colours)
219 x 140 x 125 cm
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Go in One Ear and out The Other No. 2 by Hu Qingyan contemporary artwork
Hu QingyanGo in One Ear and out The Other No. 2, 2016Carbon steel, air
166 x 485 x 188 cm
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Gem I by Hu Qingyan contemporary artwork
Hu QingyanGem I, 2018Marble, metal pedestal
42 x 85 x 70 cm
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Seven-Character Poem by Hu Qingyan contemporary artwork
Hu QingyanSeven-Character Poem, 2016Rebar, 56 pieces
273 x 286 x 15 cm
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Airhead No. 2 by Hu Qingyan contemporary artwork
Hu QingyanAirhead No. 2, 2016Carbon steel, air
53 x 252 x 53 cm
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Idiots (big) by Hu Qingyan contemporary artwork
Hu QingyanIdiots (big), 2015Steel, air
241 x 73 x 65 cm
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Hu Qingyan Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Hu Qingyan, Absent & Superfluous 空洞的,多余的 at Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing
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3 November–30 December 2018 Hu Qingyan Absent & Superfluous 空洞的,多余的 Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing
Contemporary art exhibition, Hu Qingyan, 空壳 Hollow Husk at Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne
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18 November 2016–28 January 2017 Hu Qingyan 空壳 Hollow Husk Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne
Contemporary art exhibition, Ai WeiWei, Hu Qingyan, Li Zhanyang, Liu Ding, Not Vital, MÁRMAKOS at Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne
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26 February–8 May 2015 Ai WeiWei, Hu Qingyan, Li Zhanyang, Liu Ding, Not Vital MÁRMAKOS Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne

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