Yang Jinsong, Mountain No.2
Yang Jinsong

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Yang Jinsong

Yang Jinsong (b.1971, Chongqing, China) is a leading figure in the phenomenal Sichuan contemporary art movement along with artists such as Zhang Xiaogang, Zhou Chunya, Luo Zhongli, etc. He was trained at the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, China, and Kassel College of Art (KhK), Germany.

Yang’s work has been widely exhibited in the world, including “Chili from Chongqing”, Kulturbahnhof, Kassel, Germany (2001), “China: Facing Reality”, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria (2007), and “State of the Dao: Chinese Contemporary Art”, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York City, USA (2010). He has shown with the Hughes Gallery from 2006 to 2013. He was interviewed and featured by ABC and The Sydney Morning Herald. Most recently, he has shown in “Pulse of the Dragon” at the Casula Powerhouse in 2020 and had a sold-out solo show “All about Trees” at ICICLE, Paris, France (2019/20).

His works are in the permanent collections of the Yuz Museum Shanghai, China; Chongqing Contemporary Art Museum, China; Burger Collection, Switzerland; China Club Berlin, Germany; CP Foundation, Indonesia; Pacific Art Foundation, Indonesia and Singapore; Qinghe Art Museum of Nanjing, China; and other important private collections in the United States, Australia, France, Indonesia, China, etc.

Yang Jinsong lives and works in Beijing.

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1971 Born in Chongqing, China
1996 Graduate from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, BFA
1999-2000 Graduated from Kassel Fine Arts Academy
2002 Graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, MFA
1996-2018 Teaching at Sichuan Fine Arts Institute

 

2021 “Mountain Song”, Vermilion Art, Sydney, Australia
“Tough Scenes 2020” – Jinsong Yang, Fanxi Delarue Gallery, France
2019 “All about Trees”, ICICLE, Paris, France
“Change of Scene”, Beijing Lotus Art Museum, Beijing, China
2018 “Touching Shapes of Uncertainty”, Whitebox Art Centre, Beijing, China
“Yang Jinsong”, Flinders St. Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2015 “Yang Jinsong Solo Show”, ShanShui Gallery, Beijing, China
2013 “Yang Jinsong”, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2009 “Yang Jinsong”, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2008 “Yang Jinsong”, National Museum of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
2007 “Yang Jinsong”, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia
“Just Another Day”, Jasmine Fine Arts, Singapore
2006 “An Interplay of Poetic Scenarios”, CP Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia
2005 “Day to Day Life”, Art Now Gallery, Beijing, China
2000 “Home Diary Series Two”, Galerie Stellwerk, Germany
“Home Diary Series One”, Schloss Schönfeld, Kassel, Germany
2020
“Spectacle”, Beijing Lotus Art Museum, Beijing, China
“Pulse of the Dragon”, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney, Australia
2019
“Weifang International Art Biennale in China”, Weifang, China
“Discussion From the Edge -5 Cases in Contemporary Painting”, ArtAmoy Paragon Art Center, Xiamen, China
2018
“Respace”, Whitebox Choice Home Gallery Special Project, Whitebox Art Center, Beijing, China
“16.52 SQM OPEN SEA”, Galerie Ora-Ora, Hong Kong, China
2017
“Zoom-in Chongquing”, Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Germany
“I Have No Enemies and No Hatred: Contemporary Chinese Dissident Art”, Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery, New York City, USA
“Maitreya Karuna & Prajna”, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China
“Texture of Time” The Artwork Exhibition of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, National Art Museum of China
2016
“Infinite Compassion: Avalokiteshvara in Asian Art”, Staten Island Museum, New York City, USA
2015
“Evolution & Co-Presence Chinese New Reality Painting”, Fortezza da basso, Florence, Italy
“Starting Small”, Chongqing Art Gallery, Sichuan Art Museum, Avant-garde Contemporary Art Center, China
2014
“Echo”, 60th Anniversary of Chongqing Art, Chongqing Art Gallery, Chongqing, China
2013
“Calligraphy by 19 Contemporary Artists”, 01100001 Gallery, Beijing, China
”Experiment & Practice”, Suzhou Art Museum, Suzhou, China
2012
“China’s Decade”, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia
“Sichuan Fine Arts Institute 70th Anniversary Art Exhibition”, Chongqing, China
2010
“State of the Dao: Chinese Contemporary Art”, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York City, USA
2009
“Sichuan Hot! The Next Generation”, Ray Hughes Gallery, Queensland College of Art Gallery, Australia
“Sichuan Fine Arts Academy”, Japan-China Friendship Center Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2008
“Lovely Blossom and Full Moon”, Yuz Collection of Contemporary Chinese Art, Yuz Museum, Jakarta, Indonesia
“China: Facing Reality”, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
“China: Facing Reality”, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria
“More Yum Cha”, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia
“Sichuan Movement”, National Museum of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
2007
“Beyond Reality”, Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China
“China’s Neo Painting, A Triumph Over Images 2007 Art China Painting Nomination Exhibition”, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
“7 Characters-New Art from China”, The Mayor Gallery, London, UK
“Wild Beast” The Chinese Expression of Animal Art, Gallery Mook, Beijing, China
“Remixed & Revisited: New Visions on China”, Arndt & Partner Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
2006
“Yum Cha”, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2005
“Special Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art: Grounding Reality”, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
“2nd Chengdu Biennale”, Chengdu, China
2004
“Beijing, Chongqing, Shanghai-Painting and Photography from Beijing and Shanghai”, Gallery Karin Sachs, Munich, Germany
“Fruits of Change: Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Artworks”, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
2003
“ChinArt”, Museo Arte Contemporanea di Roma, Rome, Italy
“ChinArt”, Museum Ludwig, Budapest, Hungary
2002
“Provoking Thoughts of Art”, Chongqing Contemporary Art Museum, Chongqing, China
“ChinArt”, Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst, Duisburg, Germany
2001
“Schoeni Art Gallery Debut” Beijing, Hong Kong, China
“Chili from Chongqing”, Kulturbahnhof, Kassel, Germany
1997
“Two People Scenes” as part of the March Toward New Century Chinese Youth Painting Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1996
“Daily News” as part of Collection of China’s Hundred-year Oil Painting Portraits Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

Chongqing Contemporary Art Museum, China
Family Esterer Collection, Germany
Burger Collection, Switzerland
China Club Berlin, Germany
CP Foundation, Indonesia
Qinghe Art Museum of Nanjing, China
Pacific Art Foundation, Indonesia and Singapore
Yuz Museum Shanghai, China
Art Retreat Museum, Singapore

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