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Shanghai, China  b.1980 

1980  Born in Shanghai, China

2003​  B.A. Visual Communication, China Academy of Art, Shanghai, China

Currently lives and works in Shanghai, China


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2021  Imagined Landscape, Matthew Liu Fine Arts, Shanghai, China

2017  Time Immemorial, Matthew Liu Fine Arts, Shanghai, China

2016  Time Immemorial, SHIBUNKAKU, Tokyo, Fukuoka and Kyoto, Japan

2016  Fall into Oblivion, Pearl Lam Galleries, Singapore

2015  YAN, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China

2015  FT5 Review with Yang Yongliang Film Screening, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

2014  Yang Yongliang Solo Exhibition, Sophie Maree Gallery, Den Haag, Netherland

2013  Moonlit Metropolis, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2013  Silent Valley, MC2 Gallery, Milano, Italy

2013  The Moonlight, Galerie Paris-Beijing, Paris, France

2012  The Moonlight, Magda Danysz Galleries, Shanghai, China

2011  The Peach Blossom Colony, Galerie Paris-Beijing, Paris, France; 18 Gallery, Shanghai, China

2011  Window 70th: Yang Yongliang, Gallery Jinsun, Seoul, Korea

2010  Heavenly City, MC2 Gallery, Milan, Italy

2010  Views from China: Yang Yongliang and The Modern Metropolis, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, USA

2010  Artistic Conception: Landscape, My Humble House, Taipei, China

2010  Heavenly City, Galerie Paris-Beijing, Paris, France

2010  Artificial Wonderland, 18 Gallery, Shanghai, China

2010  Yang Yongliang Solo, Melbourne Intercultural Fine Art, Melbourne, Australia

2009  Yang Yongliang Photographic Works, Limn Art Gallery, San Francisco, USA

2009  City of Phantom Visions, OFOTO Gallery, Shanghai, China

2009  On the Quiet Water, 45 Downstairs Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2008  Heavenly City & On the Quiet Water, OFOTO Gallery, Shanghai, China

2006  Phantom Landscape, OFOTO Gallery, Shanghai, China


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017  Energy Filed, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China

2017  Prix Pictet: Disorder, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, USA

2016  Humanistic Nature and Society (Shan Shui) -  An Insight to the Future, Himalayas Museum, Shanghai, China

2016  Ink Remix: Contemporary art from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane, Australia

2016  Shan Shui Within, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China

2016  Another Landscape, Yang Art Museum, Beijing, China

2016  Prix Pictet: Disorder, Municipal Gallery of Athens, Athens, Greece; Somerest House, London, UK

2016  Ink Remix: Contemporary art from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, UNSW Galleries, Sydney, Australia

2015  Prix Pictet: Disorder, Muséed' Art Moderne da la Ville, Paris, France

2015  Grain and Pixel, Shanghai Center of Photography, Shanghai, China

2015  Copyleft: China Appropriation Art, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China

2015  Humanistic Nature and Society - An Insight into the Future, 56th International Art Exhibition of La Viennale di Venezia, Palazzo Flangini, Venice, Italy

2015  China 8 - Contemporary Art from China, für Kunst und Kultur e.V., Bonn, Germany

2015  State of Play, White Rabbit Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2015  Ink Remix: Contemporary art from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, Canberra Museum and Gallery, Canberra, Australia

2015  Dislocation: Urban Experience in Contemporary East Asian Photography, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, USA

2015  2050. A Brief History of the Future, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Brussels; The Louvre, Paris, France

2014  Aura of Poetry, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China

2014  5th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

2014  Origins, Memories and Parodies - 5th Daegu Photo Biennale, Culture & Arts Center, Daegu, South Korea

2014  Contemporary Photography in China 2009-2014, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2014  Staging Encounters - Ten Years of Chinese Contemporary Photography 2005-2014, Lianzhou Foto, Lianzhou, China

2013  Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NewYork, USA

2013  Space-time: 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

2013  New Ink: An Exhibition of Ink Art by Post-1970 Artists from the Yiqingzhai Collection, Sotheby's Hong Kong Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2012  A Sprinkle of Salt: Shi Zhiying / Yang Yongliang, MOT ARTS, Taipei, China

2012  Printed Image in China 8th - 21th Century, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

2012  Conceptual Renewal - Short History of Chinese Contemporary Photographical Art, SiShang Art Museum, Beijing, China

2012  Creators Project: Beijing 2012, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

2012  Time Catcher, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

2011  Shan Shui - Poetry without sound, Chinese contemporary landscapes from the Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland



Ai Ling Foundation, Shanghai, China

Arendt Art Collection, Arendt & Medernach, Luxembourg

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Bates College Museum of Art, Maine, USA

Brooklyn Museum , New York, USA

Deutsche Bank, Hong Kong, China

DSL Collection, Paris, France

Fidelity Investment Corp. Collection , USA

Franks- Suss Collection, London, UK

How Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Oregon, USA

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

Nevada Art Museum, Nevada, USA

PAE ART Collection, Switzerland

HSBC Hong Kong, Shanghai, China

M+ Sigg Collection, Hong Kong, China

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Vermont, USA

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Florida, USA

San Francisco Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, USA

The British Museum, London, UK

The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

The Rare Books Department of the National Library of France, Paris, France

The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

White Rabbit Contemporary Chinese Art Collection, Sydney, Australia

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