B. China, 1966
Chinese Landscape – Marilyn Monroe from the Celebrity Series, 2009
Signed and dated “Huang Yan 2009” on lower right
Oil on canvas
99 x 79 cm
Provenance Private Collection, Singapore
RM 20,000 – RM 50,000
Huang Yan is one of China’s foremost pioneering artists today. Since 1994, he has translated his ideas and behavioral art through oil painting and photography. His forms of creation are diverse – often spreading traditional painting method and behavioral narrative into his photography, while also bringing new contemporary features into his paintings. Since 1997, he has had solo exhibitions in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, London, Berlin, New York, Paris, Amsterdam and Milan. In 1998, he has participated in more than 30 international group exhibitions, including “Red China” in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London (1998), “Past and Future – China’s New Photography and Video Art” in the International Center of Photography in New York & the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art (2004), “Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China” in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (2013), Guangzhou Triennial, Chengdu Biennial, Prague Biennial, International Video Art Biennial in Israel, Sao Paulo Biennial, “We Are Your Future” Moscow Biennial, “ARTIUM” Contemporary Photography Exhibition in Madrid, Venice Biennial, etc.