Yang Chihung

b.1947     Artist CV

Yang Chihung was born in 1947 in Chungli, Taiwan. Graduated from the National Academy of Arts in 1968, he currently works and lives in Taipei and New York. His selected solo exhibitions include: Eternal Present-Recent Paintings by Yang Chihung (Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, 2015), The Poetics of Polyphony: Yang Chihung Solo Exhibition(Asia Art Center, Taipei, 2014), Mindscape: Chihung Yang Solo Exhibition (Asia Art Center, Taipei, 2012), Chihung Yang 40 Years of Painting(National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, 2010), The Images of the Mind (National Museum of History, Taipei, 2004). His selected group exhibitions include: 1960–The Origin of Taiwan’s Modern Art (Asia Art Center, Taipei, 2016), Culture.Mind.Becoming (Venice Biennale, Venice, 2013), Formless Form: Taiwanese Abstract Art (Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, 2012), Spirit of the East II – Bridging (Asia Art Center, Beijing, 2010), The Transitional Eighties Taiwan’s Art Breaks New Ground (Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, 2004), Taipei-New York: Confrontation of Modernism (Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, 1991), Classical Myth and Imagery in Contemporary Art (The Queens Museum, New York, 1988), Contemporary Chinese Art from Taiwan (Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong, 1978), 10 Chinese Leading Artists (Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, 1978). His artworks were collected in: National Gallery Singapore (Singapore) and National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (Taipei).

ARTICLES

ARTWORKS

Song of Leaves

Two Leaves

Floating Past

Crotched Branches

Variation

Primordial Strength

Life and Death

Memoir of Nature

Botanical Spirit

Raging Gales #2

Abstraction #3

Abstraction #4

Variation of Autumn

Mystical Uproar

The Sublime Void

Glory

Clouds

Moby-Dick

Intertidal

Rock Painting

Sudden Surprise

Suddenness

River

Instant

Macrocosm

Magnificence

Tempest

Soar


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