Back To Top

Liu Yonggang

(1964 Genhe, Inner Mongolia China)

Painter and sculptor


1986 BA, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing

1997 MA, Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg

2012 Guest Professor, at the Chinese Academy of Arts, Hangzhou

Important exhibitions in China and abroad

In 1999 he began his 10 year project / the sculpture series “Standing Characters” – serial bronze objects of oracles, with 102 objects

His multifaceted work, in different materials and forms, establishes relationships between the Chinese humanist tradition and classical art as well as his own visions.

Numerous international awards. 2017 Silver Award “Liu Kaiqu” prize

“Elan Vital as Calligraphic Impulse”

Lives and works in Beijing, Hangzhou, Huizhou and Berlin