Guangyi Wang Learn about GUANGYI WANG (B. 1957), Asian 20th Century & Contemporary Art artist,their past and upcoming works offered at auction at Christie's

Born in Harbin, Heilongjiang in Northeast China in 1957, Wang Guangyi graduated from the Zhejiang Fine Arts Academy in 1984, majoring in Oil Painting. Wang established himself as one of the leading figures of the Chinese Pop Art movement, displaying his works worldwide, participating in an extensive list of group exhibitions including, The 45th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (1993); Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia (1996); New Image: 20 Years of Chinese Contemporary Painting, which toured major Chinese art museums (2001); Chinese Modernity, Armandao Alvares Penteado Foundation, São Paulo, Brazil (2002); Marseille Contemporary Art Museum, Marseille, France (2002); Alors la Chine?, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (2003); Wang Guangyi, Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland (2004); Chinese Contemporary Art (2004); Mahjong, Kunsthalle, Bern & Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany (2005); 85 New Wave- The Birth of Chinese Contemporary Art, Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2007); Our Future-The Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation Collection, Ullens Foundation, Beijing (2008); Avant-Garde China: Twenty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, The National Art Centre, Tokyo; The National Museum of Art, Osaka; Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya (2008); and The Revolution Continues- New Art From China, The Saatchi Gallery, London, England (2008). Wang has presented solo exhibitions internationally at venues including Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong (1994), Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland (2004), Arario Gallery, Seoul, Korea (2006), Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France (2007) and Visual Politics, He Xiangning Art Museum, Guangdong, China (2008). Province

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