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.

Mai has been awarded the National Endowment for the Arts Award in 2021. 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 Miami Fair, 2018The 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.


麦扬 Yang Mai
拥有芝加哥艺术学院硕⼠学位和北京服装学院学⼠学位,现⼯作并⽣活于纽约和北京。
2021年获得National Endowment for the Arts美国国家艺术基⾦会奖。

他的近期个⼈展览举办于全国农业展览馆(北京,2021)、COMMON PLACE(北京,2021)、CUE美术馆(纽约,2020)、ChaShaMa美术馆(纽约,2021,2017)等。

他参与过的展览包括太和艺术中心(北京,2021),二0一空间(北京,2021),纬度画廊(纽约,2020),纽约时装周(纽约,2018-19),纽约艺术博览会(纽约,2018),迈阿密艺术博览会(迈阿密,2018),MC画廊(纽约,2018),芝加哥设计展(芝加哥,2016)等。

他的作品曾被纽约时报,Artnet,当代艺术⽇报,华尔街国际杂志,中国⽇报,Vogue,等报道。

 
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