VIRIDESCENCE – STOCK WORLD, 2009

Important Australian Fine Art + International Art
Melbourne
27 November 2019
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YANG YONGLIANG

born 1980, Chinese
VIRIDESCENCE – STOCK WORLD, 2009

inkjet print on fine art paper

60.0 x 180.0 cm

edition: 4/7

signed, dated, numbered and inscribed with title in Chinese script below image
stamped with artist’s seal in image lower left

Estimate: 
$18,000 – 24,000
Sold for $21,960 (inc. BP) in Auction 59 - 27 November 2019, Melbourne
Provenance

MiFA, Melbourne
The Mainland Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 2010

Exhibited
City of Phantom Visions – Yang Yongliang Photography Exhibition, OFOTO Gallery, Shanghai, 5 September – 31 October 2009 (another example)
Views from China: Yang Yongliang and the Modern Metropolis, Nevada Museum of Art, Nevada, 2 April – 12 September 2010 (another example)
Yang Yongliang, MiFA, Melbourne, 10 June – 23 July 2010 (illus. in exhibition catalogue, p. 45)
 
Catalogue text

Yang Yongliang works and lives between New York, USA and Shanghai, China

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2019 Artificial Wonderland, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand
2018 Salt 14: Yang Yongliang, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, USA
2018 Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Traditions of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
2015 – 2017 Ink Remix: Contemporary art from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, Canberra Museum and Gallery, Canberra; and touring to Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria; UNSW Galleries, Sydney; and the Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane
2015 – 2016 2050: A Brief History of the Future, The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium and The Louvre, Paris, France
2015 Shanghai Ever, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
2014 Panorama of the Next World, 5th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
2014 Aura of Poetry, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai
2013 Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
2012 The Printed Image in China: from the 8th to the 21st Centuries, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
2012 Time Catcher, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
2011 One Hundred Flowers, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2010 Views from China: Yang Yongliang and The Modern Metropolis, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, USA

SELECTED LITERATURE
Fortescue, E., ‘Ancient Landscape paintings inspire new language for Chinese video and VR artist Yang Yongliang’, The Daily Telegraph, Sydney, 10 May 2018
Young, M., ‘OUT OF THE PAST: Profile of Yang Yongliang’, ArtAsiaPacific, Hong Kong, 30 May 2018
Mickle, A., ‘Yang Yongliang’s commentary on humans and nature in ‘Power and Beauty’ is devastating – and hopeful’, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota, USA, 19 April 2018
Stooke, A., ‘Mist in Virtual Mountains’, Art Collector, Sydney, 1 April 2018
Rosenberg, D., Yang Yongliang: New Landscapes, Thircuir Limited, Hong Kong, 2012
Heavenly City, exhibition catalogue, Galerie Paris-Beijing, Paris, France, 2010
Tai, M., Yang Yongliang = Yang Yongliang, exhibition catalogue, Melbourne International Fine Art Gallery (MiFA), Melbourne, 2010

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio, USA
Arendt Art Collection, Arendt & Medernach, Luxembourg
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
British Museum, London, UK
Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA
Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, University of Salford, Manchester, UK
DSL Collection, Paris, France
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Oregon, USA
M+ Sigg Collection, Hong Kong
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Nevada Art Museum, Nevada, USA
Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
San Francisco Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, USA
Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Kansas, USA
White Rabbit Collection, Sydney

REPRESENTED BY
Galerie Paris-Beijing, Paris
Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney and Singapore
Whitestone, Hong Kong, Taipei, Tokyo