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Huang Yongping (b. 1954)

Huang Yongping/ Yong Ping

Date and place of birth: 1954, Xiamen, Fujian Province
Education:
1982 BA Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou

A conceptual artist in practice, Huang Yongping first gained fame in the 1980s with his Dada-inspired group named Xiamen Dada, attempting to break free from all forms of convention. An artist that enjoys pushing boundaries and destabilizing the status quo, he is known for his conceptual work, such as the installation ‘A History of Chinese Painting’ and ‘A Concise History of Modern Painting’ Washed in a Washing Machine for Two Minutes (1987 / 1993). Having moved to Paris, France in 1989, Huang has been active in the international scene with a number of exhibitions including Un cane italiano (2003), at Galerie Beaumontpublic in Luxembourg, HUANG Yongping (1997), at De Appel, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and Chinese Hand-Laundry (1994), at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA. He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions, including the 1998-99 American exhibition Inside Out: New Chinese Art, and the 1999 Venice Biennale in Italy, representing France.

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Huang Yongping, “A History of Chinese Painting” and “A Concise History of Modern Painting” Washed in a Washing Machine for Two Minutes, 1987. Paper pulp, 80 x50 x 50cm.

Source: Courtesy of Huang Yongping

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