Galerie Urs Meile Beijing is pleased to announceVanishing into Thin Aira solo exhibition of the young emerging Chinese artist Yang Mushi (*1989). In his third solo presentation afterIllegitimate ProductionandCompulsory Execution, during which the artist used various methods to grind found tools into an array of geometric shapes and textures, the artist furthers his meditations on such topics as urban development, evolution, and labor relations.
About the Artist
Yang Mushi was born in 1989 in Jiangxi Province, China and currently lives and works in Shanghai. In 2014 he graduated from the Sculpture Department at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. He held his solo showCompulsory Executionat Galerie Urs Meile Lucerne andBroken Torsoat The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) in 2018 andIllegitimate Productionat Galerie Urs Meile Beijing in 2016. His most recent group exhibitions include:Annual Arts Exhibition Between China and Portuguese-Speaking Countries - The Universe,Ox Warehouse, Macau, China (2018);Modern Time, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China (2018);The Dark Matters, White Rabbit Gallery, Sydney, Australia (2017);Visual Questions—Young Artists’ Visions and Experiences, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China (2017);Everyday Legend, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China (2016);Turning Point: Contemporary Art in China Since 2000, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China (2016);Prudential Eye - Asia Contemporary Art, Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum, Singapore (2016);WE – A Community of Chinese Contemporary Artists, chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai, China (2016) andNo Holds Barred – Young Generation from China, OpenART Biennial, Örebro County Museum, Örebro, Sweden (2015). Currently, he is participating inHEIMAT – The 2018 Guang’an Field Art Biennaleand the group showTransfinite – Shanghai Contemporary Sculpture Exhibitionheld at SPSI Art Museum in Shanghai. Yang Mushi was nominated for Asian Contemporary Art as the “Best Emerging Artist Using Sculpture” (2016).