Greeting you at the entrance to Brush & Shutter: Early Photography in China is a duilian, two lines of Chinese poetry that situate the... Read More
Author: Qingnian Tang
唐慶年一九五六年生於北京。一九八四年畢業於中央工藝美術學院。曾為中國的美術雜誌《美術》編輯部副主任，美術評論家。八十年代中期中國新潮美術剛剛露出端倪，他就是最早的推動者。一九八九年北京行的中國現代藝術展，他是組織委員會成員和展覽組織者之一。一九九一年移居美國後，繼續從事他的藝術實踐。現在在南加州最大的亞裔廣告公司之一擔任藝術顧問。 Qingnian Tang was born in 1956 in Beijing, where he graduated from the Central Academy of Art and Design before serving as art critic and vice director of the editorial department for the art magazine Meishu (Art Monthly). Among the first artists to promote China’s seminal “New Wave” art movement in the mid-1980s, Tang was a primary exhibition coordinator for the 1989 China/Avant-garde exhibition held in Beijing. In 1991 he moved to the United States, where he has continued his art practice. He currently works as an artistic advisor at one of the largest Asian American advertising agencies in Southern California.