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Tang Yongxiang (b. 1977, Hubei Province) currently lives and works in Beijing.
Tang Yongxiang started capturing the daily life through the photos as creative materials and bases for the consequent paintings during his postgraduate study. Since 2007, his focus transferred from image itself to the process of absorbing. At this stage, he has formed his unique visual language through the method of repeating layering in painting, basing yet reconstructing the original images. He deems the painting is a process of experiencing. Hence, images, form and colours are applied to a specific field, accompanying with his instincts. This is precisely what Tang wants to provide to the audience.
Major solo exhibitions include: Shape, Magician Space, Beijing (2020); Magician Space, Beijing (2017); Magician Space, Beijing (2015); West Bund Art & Design, Shanghai (2015); Magician Space, Beijing (2014); Hemuse Gallery, Beijing (2012). Other selected group exhibitions include: Boundless Realities, Multiple Nows – Contemporary Art from Hubei as a Sample, Wanlin Art Museum, Wuhan (2017); Post Wave: Temperament and Avant-garde, The Barn Contemporary Art Space, Shenzhen (2017); Ever Since, Cheng Project, Beijing (2017); Dissensus Agitation – The Painting to Language, Today Art Museum, Beijing (2016); Lehmann Maupin, Hong Kong (2015); Inside – Outside, Klein Sun Gallery, New York (2014); XXX – Next 10 Years of Contemporary Art, Today Art Museum, Beijing (2011).
Tang Yongxiang in “Boundless Realities, Multiple Nows: Contemporary Art from Hubei as a Sample”
Tang Yongxiang in group exhibition “Dissensus Agitation – The Painting to Language” at Today Art Museum