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b. 1980, China

Liang Yuanwei Biography

Liang Yuanwei was born in 1977. She graduated from the China Central Academy of Fine Art, where received her BA and MA degrees. She currently lives and works in Beijing. As one of the most important emerging artists of the generation, Liang has exhibited her art at various spaces including Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (Beijing), Museum of China Central Academy of Fine Arts(Beijing), Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum (Shanghai), Berkeley Art Museum (Berkeley), and Foundation Joan Miró (Barcelona). She was also one of the participating artists of the China Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale (2011). Her solo exhibitions include One Obejct (Hunan Museum, 2019), Behind the Curtain (Palazzo Pisani-Conservatorio de Musica, Venice, 2017), Oval (Xi’an OCAT,2015), The Tension between a Bow and an Elephant (Pace London, 2014), Pomegranate (Beijing Commune, 2013), Golden Notes (Beijing Commune, 2010), 51m: 15# Liang Yuanwei (Taikang Space, 2010), and BLDG115 RM 1904: Liang Yuanwei’s Solo Show (Boers-Li Gallery, 2008). Golden Note was selected by ARTFORUM magazine as one of the most valuable painting shows in 2010, and The Tension between a Bow and an Elephant was listed in ArtInfo’s ‘Must See: 5 London Shows Opening This Week’. Her works have been included in publications such as Younger than Jesus (Phaidon, 2009) and Vitamin P2 (Phaidon, 2011). Her recent exhibitions include Everyday Legend (Shanghai Mingsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, 2016); Chinese Whispers-Uli Sigg Collection (Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland, 2016); My Generation: Young Chinese Artists (Tampa Museum of Art; Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg; Orange County Museum of Art; 2014-2015) and Focus Beijing: the De Heus-Zomer Collection (Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 2014).

Liang Yuanwei Featured Artworks

2018 Series Study B by Liang Yuanwei contemporary artwork painting
Liang Yuanwei 2018 Series Study B, 2020 Oil on linen
40 x 50 cm
Beijing Commune Contact Gallery
2017.26 by Liang Yuanwei contemporary artwork painting
Liang Yuanwei 2017.26, 2021 Oil on linen
190 x 160 cm
Beijing Commune Contact Gallery
2017.27 by Liang Yuanwei contemporary artwork painting
Liang Yuanwei 2017.27, 2021 Oil on linen
70 x 90 cm
Beijing Commune Contact Gallery
Formulating 10 by Liang Yuanwei contemporary artwork works on paper, drawing
Liang Yuanwei Formulating 10, 2022 Charcoal on paper
190 x 150 cm
Beijing Commune Contact Gallery
Formulating 5 by Liang Yuanwei contemporary artwork works on paper, drawing
Liang Yuanwei Formulating 5, 2021 Charcoal on paper
190 x 150 cm
Beijing Commune Contact Gallery
2018 Series Study A by Liang Yuanwei contemporary artwork painting
Liang Yuanwei 2018 Series Study A, 2020 Oil on linen
40 x 50 cm
Beijing Commune Contact Gallery
2018.5 by Liang Yuanwei contemporary artwork painting
Liang Yuanwei 2018.5, 2018 Oil on linen
140 x 120 cm
Beijing Commune Contact Gallery

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