ACIAC Exhibition: The ‘Yunnan School’ of Artists

Event Name
ACIAC Exhibition: The ‘Yunnan School’ of Artists
13 November 2018
Parramatta Campus

Address (Room): EA.G.03, Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture, Parramatta Campus (South), Western Sydney University


The group of six Yunnan artist painters and printmakers represented in this exhibition are YANG Peng, WANG Yuhui, XIONG Huiming, SHEN Dekun, LYU Min and YE Songqing. This fine and intensive exhibition from recognized Yunnan artists gives an opportunity to understand the development of an historic and contemporary aspect of art practice post-Cultural Revolution in the context of all contemporary art formations throughout China. Rather than urban life Yunnan artists turn to the incredibly varied ethnicity of Yunnan where, since ancient times, many ethnic groups have co-existed harmoniously, which in itself is a tremendously positive social achievement within an increasingly fragmented modern world. This is why Yunnan is rightfully referred to as ‘colourful’. And the word ‘colourful’ characterises Yunnan painting throughout the twentieth century and well into the twenty-first century.

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Name: ACIAC Reception C.

Phone: 9685 9944

School / Department: Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture