Yang Yongliang

1980 Shanghai


Yang Yongliang is famous for his poetic digital Chinese landscapes which redefined traditional landscape paintings, featuring a massive amount of urban images reconstructed, and recomposed. Yang studied Chinese painting since childhood. In the early 2000s, he graduated from Shanghai Institute of Design of China Academy of Art and started his experiments in multidisciplinary art. Yang currently lives and works in New York and Shanghai.

His works have been exhibited over 100 shows internationally, including Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2013; China8, Foundation for Arts and Culture, Germany, 2015; Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Japan, 2015; Glow Shenzhen Light Festival, 2021; Summoning Memories: Art Beyond Chinese Traditions, Asia Society Texas, Houston, 2023.

Selected collections: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; British Museum, London; Museum of Modern Art, Paris; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing; M+ Sigg Collection, Hong Kong.

Ink Alchemy at Alisan Fine Arts-Central 2023 is the gallery’s first time working with the artist. His works will be also exhibited in 
Beyond Tradition: The Metamorphosis of Chinese Art, Cromwell Place, London, UK in 2023.