Wang Guang Yi

About …
A native of Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, Wang Guang Yi was born in 1957. He graduated from the Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (NZAFA) in 1984 and was active during the Shangai Modern Movement of the 80s where he was regarded as the political pop icon of the late 1980s. He now resides in Beijing, China.
Selected Exhibitions:
1990 Group Exhibition at Pacific Asia Museum, California, USA.
1992 “China Avant-Garde” exhibition at Haus der Kulturen de Welt in Berlin, Germany.
1993 “China Avant-Garde” exhibition at Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England and 45th International Biennial of Venice, Italy.
1994 22nd International Biennial of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
1999 “Inside Out” exhibition at Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA.
2002 “Paris-Beijing” at Espace Cardin, Paris, France.
2003 “What About China?” exhibition at Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.