Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Huang Yong Ping  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Huang Yong Ping

 
 

黄永砯

 
     
 

© ADAGP Huang Yong Ping - photo Danièle Sicard

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 

 

 
 

SEA SERPENT permanent work Estuaire Nantes <> Saint-Nazaire 2012

 
  Inauguration on juine 20. 2012  
     
 

This is at the tio of the dog nose, at " the cross of the edge of the sea " ( boundary between river and sea space),

 
 

in Saint-Brévin-les-Pins, where arises the great  sea serpent of Huang Yong Ping, whose skeleton  appears like it is

 
 

the result of an archeological excavation.  By showing on the shores of Europe a major figure  of the Chinese

 
 

mythology,  Huang Yong Ping addresses as often in his work  the notions of identity and cultural hybridity.

 
 

The  environnemental issue is also very present in his art he regularly updates the paradox of man sawing off

 
 

the bough on which he sits,  torn between creative abilities and destructive impulses.

 
 

This is one possible reading of this work : positioned on the foreshore, the skeleton appears along with the rhythm

 
 

of the tide, and welcomes gradually marine flora and fauna.

 
 

 

 
 

extracted from the text of presentation Estuaire <> Saint-Nazaire 2012

 
     
     
  © ADAGP Huang Yong Ping - photo Michel Nau  
     
 

RAM  Rockbund Art Museum  上海外滩美术馆

 
 

29.09 16.12 2012

 
     
 
 
 

galerie Kamel Mennour   Paris

www.kamelmennour.com

Tang Contemporary Art  Bangkok, Hong Kong, Beijing    

www.tangcontemporary.com

 
     
     
 

Michel Nau at Power Station of Art Shanghai - Biennial 2012 © Michel Nau

 
 

Michel Nau at Power Station of Art  Shanghai Biennial 2012

 
     
 
     

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