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b. 1975, works and lives in Beijing

Multi-channel animation
6 minutes
Edition of 5

Music by LIN Di

The video installation “Sunday” (2006) is full of witty grotesquerie. The pieces are composed within circular frames, thus referencing traditional Chinese bird and flower paintings. Upon closer inspection however, Tang Maohong’s various scenes of flowers, pagodas and mushrooms display an aesthetic that is as far removed from a traditional composed still leben as imaginable. Here, a surreal universe of people, animals and plants interact and converge in orgiastic and explicit scenes that carry a humorous legibility all their own.

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Related Exhibitions:
Gravitational Field Himalayas Art Museum, Shanghai 09.30, 2011 -10.02, 2011
Rotating Shanghai I San Pablo Arts District Fund (SPAD), Oakland, U.S.A. Dec,2010 -Feb,2011
Thermocline of Art ZKM (Center for Art and Media), Karlsruhe, Germany 06.15, 2007 -10.21, 2007
New Nature Govett-Brewster Art Gallery New Plymouth, Aotearoa, New Zealand 05.26, 2007 -09.02, 2007
Asia Art Now Arario Gallery, Beijing 01.20, 2007 -03.04, 2007
Have You Eaten Yet? National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taizhong 2007
A Lot of Dust 2 ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai 12.08, 2006 -12.15, 2006
Sunday Gwangju Art Museum, Korea Jun,2006
Thirty-Eight Solo Exhibitions 2577 Longhua Road Creative Garden, Shanghai 05.20, 2006 -05.27, 2006
Singapore Biennale 2006: Belief Singapore 2006

Related Texts:
Sunday TEXT 2008


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