Huang Yong Ｐing (born in Xiamen, China, 1954) is an artist who lives and works in Paris. Huang graduated from the Fine Arts Academy of Zhejiang, Zhejiang, China (1989). Previous to Huang’s emigration to Paris in 1989 he was a founding member of Xiamen Dada group, a radical avant-garde artist collective. Huang is a self taught student of Joseph Beuys, John Cage, and Marcel Duchamp.
Huang was a part of the groundbreaking exhibition Magiciens de la Terre (1989) at Centre Pompidou, Paris. He was the representative of France at the 48th Venice Biennale (1999). Huang’s retrospective, House of Oracles was presented at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA and traveled to Mass MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts, USA, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, and Ullens Center, Beijing, China.
Select group exhibitions include Exhibition of Five Artists (1983) at the Cultural Palace of Xiamen, Xiamen, China; Xiamen Dada (1986) at the Cultural Palace of Xiamen, Xiamen, China; TRUCE: Echoes of Art in an Age of Endless Conclusions (1997) in SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, USA; Gwangju Biennial (1997) in Gwangju, Korea; Inside out: New Chinese Art (1998) at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center and Asia Society, New York; Flashes (1999) at Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, France and Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal; Shanghai Biennial (2000) in Shanghai, China; Transplanted Site: Fourth Sculpture Exhibition (2001) at the OCT Ecology Plaza, Shenzhen, China; Reinterpretation: A decade of Experimental Chinese Art (1990-2000) (2002) at the First Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China; São Paulo Biennial (2002), São Paulo, Brazil; The Venice Biennale (1999, 2003), Venice, Italy; China Power Station: Part 1 (2006) at Serpentine Gallery, London, UK; SkulpturProjekteMunster07 (2007) at the Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France; 10,000 Lives (2010) The 8th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea; and _Ink Art: Past as Present in Chinese Contemporary Painting (2013) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA.
Select solo exhibitions include Chinese Hand Laundry (1994) at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York , USA; HUANG Yong-Ping (1998) at de Appel, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Crane's legs, Deer's tracks (1999) at Project Gallery at Centre for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan; Ping Pong (2008) at Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway; Frolic (2008) at The Curve, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK; Huang Yong Ping (2010) at Musée Océanographique de Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco; Huang Yong Ping (2011) at Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK; and Amoy/Xiamen(2013) at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France.
Huang Yong Ping is represented by Gladstone Gallery, New York and kamel mennour, Paris.