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Jinsong Wang
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Jinsong Wang

Wang Jinsong (b.1963, China) is an artist who currently lives and works in Beijing. Jinsong graduated from Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts in Hangzhou in 1987. He was trained as a traditional Chinese ink painter, while over the years the artist’s oeuvre has expanded to include oil painting, photography, and video. Wang Jinsong’s work examines the implications of a range of government policies on contemporary Chinese society, and he was among the first group of young artists to produce works critical of the political situation in China in a style that became known as cynical realism.

Wang Jinsong’s works have been exhibited in art institutions including amongst others, Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany; Donghui Company, Shenzhen, China; Asia Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan; Queensland Museum, Brisbane, Australia; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; International Centre of Photography, New York, NY; Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangdong, China; Today Art Museum, Beijing, China.