Yang Mai 
麦扬
Lives and works in New York

BIO
 
​Yang Mai’s work focuses on the possible functions that clothing can have in sculpture and how to articulate these possibilities in the language of gallery installation. By removing commercial seriousness from industrial and introducing playful or exaggerated features, his work hopes to encourage and celebrate our rebellious human nature and establish alternative symbolizations of the present reality.

He was featured in solo exhibitions titled 怀抱 (Hold Me in Your Arms), National Agriculture Exhib. Center, Beijing, 2021; 如果我能说 (If I May Say), COMMON PLACE, Beijing, 2021; Good Morning, China!(早上好,中国!), CUE Art Foundation, New York, 2020. Travels to ChaShaMa, New York, 2021; and Made in China at ChaShaMa Art Organization, New York, 2017; His work has been presented at 201 Art Space, Beijing; Taihe Art Center, Beijing; Latitude Gallery, New York; New York Fashion Week 2018-19; Art MiamiThe 2016 Design Show, Chicago; Sage Studio, Chicago. His work was mentioned in The New York TimesArtnet, Artforum, Contemporary Art Daily, WWD, and more. 

Mai holds a Master degree from the School of Art institute of Chicago, and a Bachelor degree from the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology.



 
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