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Yan Cheng Wang

 (Born 1960)
Yan Cheng Wang is active/lives in China, France.  Yan Cheng Wang is known for painting.

Yan Cheng Wang

Biography from Christie's Hong Kong

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 irregular quakes.'  (Extracted from Edition Cercle d'Art, Collection Découvrons l'Art, Paris, France, 2010.)

Biography from E & W ART COLLECTION
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1960  Born on January 9th in Guangdong Province, China
1978–1981  Shandong Art School, China
1985  Graduated from Shandong Beaux-Arts Academy, China
1986–1989  Beaux-Arts Centrale Academy of China, Beijing
1989  Works for comité des Beaux-Arts and bureau du 7e Art in Beijing, China
1989  First Chinese contemporary art fair in Beijing, China
1989  First travel in France
1991–1993  Fine Arts studies at Saint-Étienne University, France
1995  Guest Professor at Shandong Beaux-Arts Academy, China
1996  Salon d’Automne, France
1996  grand prix Prince Albert Award, Monaco, France
2002  Vice President of I.A.C.A - Association Internationale des Arts PlastiquesUNESCO
2003  Represented by galerie Protée in France
2003  Guest Professor at Shangai Beaux-Arts Academy, China
2004  Vice President, Salon "Comparaisons", France
2004–2006  Commissioned works for Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, Beijing, China
2006  Designed 'Chevalier dans l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres' by ministère de la Culture et de la Communication in France
2007  Commissioned works for Beijing Opera

Selected Exhibitions:
2011  Wang Yan Cheng. Peintures récentes, galerie Louis Carré & Cie, Paris, France (solo)
2010  galerie des Tuiliers, Lyon, France (solo)
2010  Maison Elsa Triolet-Aragon, Saint-Arnoult-en-Yvelines, France (solo)
2010  Walk on the Wide Side, galerie The Peak Suite, Hong-Kong (solo)
2010  Exposition universelle, pavillon du FFA (Forum Francophone des Affaires), Shanghai, China (solo)
2009  Wang Yan Cheng, œuvres récentes, galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris, France (solo)
2009  galerie des Tuiliers, Lyon, France (solo)
2009  De l’Orient à l'Occident, Domaines Henri Martin, châteaux Saint Pierre et Gloria, Saint-Julien Beychevelle, France (solo)
2008  Œuvres récentes, galerie Protée, Paris, France (solo)
2008  Wang Yan Cheng, œuvres récentes, galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris, France(solo)
2007  Wang Yan Cheng, galerie Protée, Paris, France (solo)
2007  galerie Protée, Art Paris, Grand Palais, Paris, France
2007  galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris, France (solo)
2007  galerie des Tuiliers, Lyon, France (solo)
2006  Œuvres récentes, galerie Protée, Paris, France (solo)
2006  centre culturel de Chine à Paris, France (solo)
2005  Guangzhou Biennale2005galerie des Tuiliers, Lyon, France (solo)
2005  galerie Italia, Alicante, Spain (solo)
2005  centre d’art contemporain, Rochefort, France (solo)
2004  abbatiale, Saint-Philibert de Grand-Lieu, France (solo)
2004  Des ailleurs délectables, galerie Protée, Paris, France (solo)
2003  musée de Shanghai, China (solo)
2002  galerie du Vieux Lyon, France (solo)
2001  Cloître des Dames Blanches, La Rochelle, France (solo)
2001  galerie Kei, Singapore (solo)
2000  He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China (solo)
2000  musée de la province du Guangdong, Guangzhou,China (solo)
2000  Académie des Arts, Shenzhen, China (solo)
2000  musée des Beaux-Arts, Shenzhen, China (solo)
1999  galerie du Vieux Lyon, France (solo)
1998  musée de la province du Shandong, Jinan, China (solo)
1998  galerie du Vieux Lyon, France (solo)
1997  centre culturel, Evry, France (solo)
1996  centre culturel, Ris-Orangis, France (solo)
1995  galerie du Vieux Lyon, France (solo)
1995  centre culturel du 14ème arrondissement, Paris, France (solo)

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About  Yan Cheng Wang

Born:  1960 - Guangdong Province, China
Known for:  painting