Wei Ligang

from February 13th to 04.04.2015

Galerie Penthièvre

The Gallery Françoise Livinec opens a new space dedicated to a monographic exhibition by Wei Ligang for the Chinese New Year, at the 24, Penthièvre Street in Paris 8th arrondissement, on February 12, 2015.

Placing itself in a cultural course on the occasion of the Chinese New Year, the Gallery Françoise Livinec will welcome you in its new space. You will discover 40 previously unseen works of the Chinese artist Wei Ligang. Moreover, he has carte blanche to present one of his masters, Chuang Che, big name in Chinese modern painting, between Orient and Occident, at 29, Matignon Avenue.

The internationally renowned artist Wei Ligang opens this new place by presenting works created during his artistic residence in the Ecole des filles in Huelgoat. These works responds to the writings of Victor Segalen, famous poet and Sinologist, dead in mysterious conditions in Huelgoat. Just like him, Wei Ligang immerses himself in two cultures, Chinese and Occidental.

His master Chuang Che also combines in his works the legacy of Chinese traditional techniques and Abstract Expressionism influence, which he discovered during his stays in Europe and in United States.
Their works are among others exhibited in the National Museum of Taipei, in the Detroit Art Museum, in the Hong Kong Art Museum, and in numerous galleries and private collections around the world. A work of Wei Ligang has just been added to the collections of the Musée Cernuschi.