Yan Cheng Wang
Yan Cheng Wang is active/lives in China. Yan Cheng Wang is known for painting.
Born in the province of Guangdong in 1960, Wang Yancheng studied at the
Shandong Fine Arts Academy between 1978 and 1981. He arrived in France
in 1989 for the first time to pursue his artistic journey. During this
period, Wang suffered from poverty and felt homesick in the French
capital. He soon developed his own painterly practice and gained
recognition from the art critics.
From 1998, works by Wang Yancheng
entered the most prestigious public collections such as the Beijing Fine
Arts Museum and the Shenzhen Fine Arts Museum. He now lives between Paris
and Beijing. He is appraised by both European and Asian collectors and
represented by major art galleries in Paris.
Bernard Vasseur perfectly describes Wang's ambition: 'He works
constantly to create new balances between different colours. He does not
restrain himself by the decoration and the appearance of the piece, he
brings us to the most fundamental point, the inside of 'things', as we
are situated in the "big band", in the middle of a forceful tragedy with
unpredictable outcomes, with anxiety of "black holes", whirlwinds and
(Extracted from Edition Cercle d'Art, Collection Découvrons l'Art, Paris, France, 2010.)