1975 // Born in Séoul, Corea. 2002 BFA in Sculptur, Séoul National University, Corea. 2005 MFA in Sculptur, Séoul National University, Corea. Xooang Choi began to be recognized from the early 2000’s for his miniature figurative sculptures made of painted polymer clay. Since 2007 his work has been enlarged in its scale, which gave more presence to his sculpture – as if a living object staged in space. Choi’s work is distinguished for its hyper-realistic technique of portraying human bodies and.
1980 // Yang Yongliang was born in Shanghai, China in 1980. He lives and works in Shanghai, China. Yang Yongliang studied traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy. Inspired by the ancestral culture, including the famous Shanshui traditional mountain landscapes, he uses photography and creates from scratch a new world of illusions, a vision between dream and nightmare, both futuristic and secular. Yang Yongliang’s work goes beyond the notion of pastiche. By its delicacy, its texture the artist makes a photographic shanshui..
1969 // Born in China, Alex Guofeng Cao immigrated with his family to the United States in the 1980s. After studying photography at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Cao continued to explore black and white photography, but with a more digitalized approach. Alex Guofeng Cao came to New York searching for his pursuit, came upon photography, which easily became his passion. Inspired by such masters as Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Edward Weston, and Robert Mapplethorpe, Cao.
1962 & 1968 // The Gao Brothers are two Chinese brothers. The elder one Gao Qiang is born in 1962 whereas Gao Zhen is born in 1968. They grew up in Jinan, China and now work in Beijing. The Gao Brothers are committed artists. They had to grow up without their father’s presence during the Mao regime. Later on, they participated in the Tiananmen demonstrations, so their passports were taken away for several years. They took on a critical approach.