Tzeng Yong-ning

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Tzeng Yong-ning's Studio, Guandu, 2019
Tzeng Yong-ning's Studio, Guandu, 2019
Tzeng Yong-ning's Studio, Guandu, 2019
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Tzeng Yong-ning's Studio, Guandu, 2019
Tzeng Yong-ning's Studio, Guandu, 2019
Tzeng Yong-ning's Studio, Guandu, 2019
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Tzeng Yong-ning, Landscape - Uphill 09, 2020
Tzeng Yong-ning, Landscape - Uphill 05, 2020
Tzeng Yong-ning, The Flower of Plenary 04, 2019
Tzeng Yong-ning, Small Brocade 12, 2019
Tzeng Yong-ning, Four Seasons - Winter Warmth, 2018
Tzeng Yong-ning, Build 13, 2018
Tzeng Yong-ning, Rhythm of the Origin 50, 2017
Tzeng Yong-ning, Fire 05, 2017
Tzeng Yong-ning, Red Sparks, 2010 - 2016
Tzeng Yong-ning, Stars 07, 2013 - 2015
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Tzeng Yong-ning, <i>Landscape - Uphill 09</i>, 2020
Tzeng Yong-ning, <i>Landscape - Uphill 05, </i>2020
Tzeng Yong-ning, <i>The Flower of Plenary 04, </i>2019
Tzeng Yong-ning, <i>Small Brocade 12,<i/> 2019
Tzeng Yong-ning, <i>Four Seasons - Winter Warmth,</i> 2018
Tzeng Yong-ning, <i>Build 13,</i> 2018
Tzeng Yong-ning, <i>Rhythm of the Origin 50,</i> 2017
Tzeng Yong-ning, <i>Fire 05,</i> 2017
Tzeng Yong-ning, <i>Red Sparks,</i> 2010 - 2016
Tzeng Yong-ning, <i>Stars 07,</i> 2013 - 2015
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Tzeng Yong-ning considers himself as a “barbarian,” because the environment he grew up in, was either the countryside, in mountains or by the sea. Due to his childhood interest in art and the encouragement of his father, who was an amateur photographer, Tzeng spent a great deal of time in nature, sketching, taking photographs, and ultimately leaving a large portfolio of botanical illustrations, all of which later served as inspiration for his art. His first solo exhibition came to be titled Barbarian Garden.

His first solo exhibition was a testament to Tzeng Yong-ning’s childhood experience with nature and art. Subsequently, the exhibition opened the doors to Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA), when Tzeng bid farewell to over five years of independent study in his hometown of Lukang.

Since his initial success, Tzeng Yong-ning has produced new works every year, as well as developed several different series, and has essentially made his presence as an emerging young artist. In addition to sheer physical audacity, his art is a testament of his creative spirit. Working with ball-point pen is highly labour-intensive. There are no shortcuts, and no energy can be spared. Inside his studio, lies countless empty pen cartridges: an extraordinary sight. Furthermore, on the paper of his work, tens of millions of lines, build and overlap in complex images, filling the entire composition, in which each and every line represents the daily labour of the artist.



Passing Landscapes

Tzeng Yong-ning Solo Exhibition Lofty Culture & Art, 2020 © Loftyart Gallery

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