ART | BASEL Hong Kong 2017 - Kabinett
Date: 23 - 25.3.2017
Vernissage: 22.3.2017, Wednesday, 5 - 9pm
Venue: GALLERIES, Booth 3C40, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
Wang Qingsong (b. 1966, China) lives and works in Beijing. He graduated from the Oil Painting Department of Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts, Sichuan China. After starting his career as an oil painter in the Gaudi movement, he began taking elaborately staged photographs exploring themes of consumerism, urbanization and western influences in the culture of post-modern China.
Wang Qingsong's work has been presented at prestigious galleries, museums and art fairs across the globe including the 55th Venice Biennale China Pavillion (Venice), the International Centre of Photography (NY), the Hammer Museum (Los Angeles), the Victoria and Albert Museum (London), the 42nd Recontres de la Photographie (Arles), the Daegu Art Museum (Seoul), MOCA (Taipei), the Rockbund Art Museum (Shanghai) and the Mori Art Museum (Tokyo).