魏光慶 Wei Guangqing

 1963年出生於湖北黃石的魏光慶,是「湖北波普」的領軍人物,他具有多面向的藝術才能,繪畫、行為、裝置等,都有獨特表現,1985年畢業於中國美術學院油畫系,趕上八五新潮藝術運動,成為八五耀眼的一顆星星,在中國當代藝術史更躍居要角。他歷任湖北美術學院油畫系主任、教授,湖北油畫學會會長,湖北省美協油畫藝委會委員等職,對湖北當代藝術教育貢獻卓著。

1988年他即以「關於一的自殺計劃模擬體驗」行為藝術轟動藝壇,隨後參加數十次國內外個展、群展,如「不與塞尚玩牌」(美國)、「首屆廣州藝術雙年展」(獲學術獎)、「中國」展﹝德國、奧地利、丹麥、波蘭、新加坡﹞、「全球概念論」展(美國)、「首屆廣州藝術三年展」等。獲獎與榮譽無數,如入選「中國第三屆油畫精品展」獲「湖北省第二屆油畫展」藝術獎等。

Born in Huangshi City of Hubei Province in 1963, Wei Guangqing was the leader of the “Hubei Pop” art movement, and is renowned for various artistic modes including painting, performance, and installation. Graduating from the Department of Oil Painting of the China Academy of Art in 1985 in the midst of the ’85 New Wave Movement, Wei went on to become a star in the art movement, as well as a definite figure of Cultural Pop Art in the history of Chinese Contemporary Art. Wei served as the director and professor of the Department of Oil Painting at the Hubei Academy of Fine Arts, the president of the Hubei Oil Painting Society, and a distinguished member of the hubei Artists Association’s Oil Painting Committee, and has made outstanding contributions to the education of contemporary art in his native province.

Wei Guangqing’s 1988’s performance A Simulation Experience on the Suicide Scheme about “1”caused a sensation in Chinese Contemporary Art scene, and led him to dozens of national and international exhibitions including I Don’t Want To Plat Cards with Cezanne(1990, Pasadena, US), The First Guangzhou Trienniale – Reinterpretation: A Decade of Experimental Chinese Art (2002, Guangzhou, China), China! Touring Exhibition(1998, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Poland, Singapore, etc.), Global Conceptualism(2000, Cambridge, US). Wei has also received numerous awards and honors, including Distinguished Painting at China’s Third National Oil Painting Exhibitionand the First Prize of the Second Hubei Oil Painting Exhibition.


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