Returning to Gallery Weekend Beijing in 2022, Kiang Malingue is pleased to present Yu-Cheng Chou (b.1976, Taipei) solo presentation Sedimentary Gradient, showcasing ten paintings created in the last two years. Appearing for the first time in Beijing, is Chou’s Moody series of distinct abstract compositions conceived at the peak of the pandemic in 2020, and the consecutive series of Bibiliotheque and Water, Color & Paper, dealing in ever sophisticated fashions with the nuanced equilibrium of matters and motion.
About the artist
Graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris and the research program - La Seine, Yu-Cheng Chou investigates the interrelationship between society and aesthetics through minimal yet choreographed means that allows him to reveal the peculiarities of object, space and life. Chou’s recent solo exhibitions include: Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (2015); Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei (2014); Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung (2014); and Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Colorado (2008). Recent group exhibitions include: Lyon Biennial, Lyon (2019); Performa Biennial, New York (2019); Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool (2018); New Museum, New York (2015); Queens Museum, New York (2013); and Taipei Biennial, Taipei (2012). Chou’s work is held in multiple museum collections including the University of Salford, Manchester; CFCCA, Manchester; Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei; Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art, Kaohsiung.