Jiechang Yang

Yang Jiechang grew up during the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) and the beginning of his artistic career coincided with China’s political opening in the late 1970s and 1980s. His first appearance in Europe and the trigger for his emigration was his participation in the seminal exhibition Magiciens de la terre in the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris in 1989. Yang Jiechang participated in the Biennales in Guangju (Korea, 2002); Guangzhou Triennial (2003, 2005, 2013), Venice (2003), Liverpool (2006), Istanbul (2007), Moscow (2009), Lyon (2009), Shanghai (2012) and presented a Carte Blanche at the Musée Guimet, Paris, in 2022. His works are in the collection of LACMA, Los Angeles; Brooklyn Museum; Berkeley Art Museum; Hong Kong Museum of Art; Pinault Foundation, France; Annie Wong Foundation, Vancouver; Ullens Foundation, Switzerland and many more. He is the subject of the documentary film ‘Yang Jiechang’s Gu and Qi’ directed and produced by Britta Erickson and of Carte Blanche à Yang Jiechang by Felicitas Yang the subject of an in-depth monographs Yang Jiechang: 道可 道非 No Way All Ways, edited by Britta Erickson (distributed internationally by D.A.P.), as well as of I often Do Bad Things. Yang Jiechang: Texts and Works 1982 - 2016, edited by Martina Köppel-Yang (Verlag Kettler, Dortmund 2017).

Selected works

Not Seen With My Eyes - Mind
Not Seen With My Eyes - Mind, 2022
Not Seen With My Eyes - Lin Tin Sea
Not Seen With My Eyes - Lin Tin Sea, 2022
Not Seen With My Eyes - Hands
Not Seen With My Eyes - Hands, 2022
Not Seen With My Eyes - Light
Not Seen With My Eyes - Light, 2022
Not Seen With My Eyes - Seeds
Not Seen With My Eyes - Seeds, 2022
Mustard Seed Garden
Mustard Seed Garden, 2013


Shifting Surfaces
Shifting Surfaces
15.02. - 27.04.2024
Harald Kröner, Iris Schomaker, Jiechang Yang

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