Oil on canvas
180 x 180 cm
Wang Xiaoqu (b. 1987) graduated from the Oil Painting Department of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute with MA in 2014. She currently lives and works in Beijing, China. Wang records a chronicle of daily events and images on the canvases by using humorous narratives and exaggerated effects. Her paintings are influenced by the aesthetics of comics, however the pictorial senses of material and authenticity are enhanced through the techniques of brushstroke and chiaroscuro, making the pictures linger between the fiction and the simulation.
Recent solo exhibitions include: Open Stone Gate, AIKE, Shanghai (2021); Condo Shanghai Personal Project, AIKE, Shanghai (2018); The 11th China International Gallery Exposition Artists Nominate Artists Exhibition, Beijing (2015).
Selected group exhibitions include: Shadow Lover, OCAT, Xi’an (2021); Golden Flow, CHAO Art Center, Beijing, China, 2020; Loading, Garry Culture Center, Art Power 100, Beijing, China, 2020; How Do We Begin?, X Museum, Beijing (2020); Summer Fling, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2019); Scaffolds of Meaning, Mine Project, Hong Kong (2019); Guangzhou Airport Biennale, Guangzhou (2019); Land of the Lustrous, UCCA Dune, Qinhuangdao (2019); Condo Shanghai, AIKE, Shanghai (2018); Spiral Stairs, AIKE, Shanghai (2018); The Latch, C-Space + Local, Beijing (2017); Atmosphere, Inside-Out Art Museum, Beijing (2015); Winter Group Show, AIKE, Shanghai (2014); UP-YOUTH China Young Artists Exhibition, Time Art Museum, Beijing (2014).
House of Perception: Allison Katz, Zhou Siwei, Enzo Cucchi, Sanya Kantarovsky, Fredrik Værslev, Duan Jianyu, Xie Nanxing, Wang Xiaoqu
2021.03.27 – 2021.05.29
Curator: Fiona He