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Huáng Yǒng Pīng (Chinese: 黄永砯; February 18, 1954 – October 20, 2019) was a Chinese-French contemporary artist and one of the most well known Chinese avant-garde artists of his time. Born in Xiamen, he was recognized as the most controversial and provocative artist of the Chinese art scene of the 1980s. Huang was one of the earliest contemporary Chinese artists to consider art as strategy. As a self-taught student, some of his earliest artistic inspirations came from Joseph Beuys, John Cage, and Marcel Duchamp. He later graduated from art school in Hangzhou in 1982, and formed Xiamen Dada (廈門達達) in 1986. At the age of 35 in 1989, Huang traveled to Paris to partake in the exhibition Magiciens de la terre, later immigrated to France where he lived until his death. As many of his pieces are very large, they are not suitable for auction. Huang was represented by Gladstone Gallery in New York, Kamel Mennour in Paris, and Tang Contemporary in Beijing. He died of illness in Paris at the age of 65 on 20 October 2019.
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Chinese, French
Artist, Installation Artist, Painter, Sculptor
Huang Yong Ping, Huang Yongping, Yong Ping Huang
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