Wang Yin

Wang Yin

 

Born in 1964 in the city of Qingdao, Shandong Province, Wang Yin graduated from the Department of Stage Design, the Central Academy of Drama in 1988. He currently lives in Beijing.

 

Wang Yin has established a reputation as being one of China’s foremost intellectual artists. Painting for Wang Yin is very much a vehicle for his long term research into issues of history and ideology, and central to this process is his strong affinity with Chinese art history, especially the modern history of Chinese oil painting. The cultural and ideological tension in Wang’s canvases don’t spring from his compositions per se, but from their apparent lack of contemporaneity. Their intricately subdued tones and ostensibly quiet subject matter convey issues at the very heart of – but often hidden by – contemporary life. The subjects of Wang Yin’s paintings are always anonymous people, anonymous things, anonymous places. The more anonymous they appear, the more they seem to approach the primal state of our encounter with the world.

 

Wang Yin’s recent solo exhibitions include   Wang Yin: Friendship at Mirrored Gardens, Guangzhou (2018), and Wang Yin: The Gift at Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing (2016).

 

 

 Contents

    The Forking Paths

    WeChat Subscription Account

    Customer Service

    WeChat: theshopwechat

    Email: mail@theshop.art

    Online time:

    (GMT+8) 11:00-18:00 Mon.- Fri.

    Except for CN national holidays