Evelyn Taocheng Wang: Vergiss Prinz und kaputten Brunnen, 2019
Oil and acrylic on cotton canvas, 70 x 70 cm
signed, dated, stamped
5 unique pieces
EUR 4.000 each
Evelyn Taocheng Wang‘s artworks develop from the question of how cultural and gender identity is constituted and what effects these autobiographical structures have on one’s own body and behaviour. In her installations, paintings, ink drawings, performances, films and animations, she records observations and experiences between cultures and sexes. The artist also investigates forms of representation in classical art history: Chinese calligraphy and Dutch painting are important points of reference. Her versatile artistic practice is based on the exploration of beauty.
Evelyn Taocheng Wang (*1981 in Chengdu, lives in Mönchengladbach) studied at Nanjing Normail University and the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main. Subsequently, she took part in the residence program at De Ateliers in Amsterdam until 2014 and is currently a studio scholarship holder of the city of Mönchengladbach. Her works have received the ABN AMRO Art Award, the Dolf Henkes Prize (both 2019), the Dorothea von Stetten Prize and the Volkskrant Beeldende Kunstpreis (both 2016). She has had solo exhibitions including at Carlos / Ishikawa in London (2019), TENT in Rotterdam (2019), FRAC Champagne-Ardenne in Reims (2019), Vrienden van het SMAK in Gent (2019), KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin (2018), Frans Hals Museum | De Hallen Haarlem (2017), Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam (2015), Jakarta Yuz Museum (2013) and Kunstverein Göttingen (2010). She has also been represented with her works in various group exhibitions, most recently “Masculinities. A cooperation of Bonner Kunstverein, Kölnischer Kunstverein and Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf” (2019), at Antenna Space in Shanghai, at TENT Rotterdam and at Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam (all 2018). Evelyn Taocheng Wang took part in the documenta in Kassel (2017), the Manifesta in Zurich (2016) and the Shanghai Biennale (2012).