LIANG Weizhou » POST-JIANGNAN
M97 Gallery Shanghai is pleased to present Shanghainese artist LIANG Weizhou’s newest photographs and works on paper as well as unique vintage photographs from the 1980’s and 1990’s in this solo exhibition titled “Post-Jiangnan”. The Shanghainese painter and professor, most known over the past twenty years for his expressionist and surrealist paintings, has been gaining critical acclaim and exposure for his ongoing body of photography-based works. The exhibition begins November 10, and M97 Gallery will hold an opening reception for the artist on Saturday from 4:00 to 6:00pm in the gallery. This will be the artist’s third solo exhibition at the gallery.
Countryside Factory - East to Nanjing © Liang Weizhou
Liang Weizhou’s new body of land...
A PAINTED PERSPECTIVE - Liang Weizhou
LIANG WEIZHOU’s newest photographic works in this solo exhibition titled “A PAINTED PERSPECTIVE”. The Shanghainese painter, most well known over the past fifteen years for his expressionist paintings, has been gaining critical acclaim and exposure for his new body of photography-based works.
Furthering in a long tradition of pictorialist photographers and photo-realistic painters, Liang Weizhou’s photographic works illustrate new possibilities found between painting and photography. As evident in several of his surrealist and expressionist paintings from the early 1990’s, Liang Weizhou has regularly explored the visual and conceptual relationship between painting and photography in his personal life and artistic practice. Occasionally painting self-portraits featuring a camera and tri...
Group Photography Exhibition - PARALLAXParallax is the effect whereby the distance between two objects appears to shift when viewed from different vantage points and can help determine an otherwise unknown distance. Following on this concept, the "Parallax" exhibition places together two or more works by each artist from different times in their career. Creating an imaginary sense of distance by juxtaposing photographs of different size, subject matter, and year of creation presents an opportunity for the viewer to see how the artist's focus and technique has developed creatively or conceptually and how the style of their work has changed or remained consistent.
By bringing together photographs from different bodies of work by each artist from different stages in their career, "Parallax" highlights the evolution of each artist's style a...
Liang Weizhou Scenery & Still Life Solo photography exhibitionm97 Gallery Shanghai is pleased to present Liang Weizhou's solo exhibition of photographic works in this new exhibition titled "Scenery & Still Life". The Shanghainese painter, most well known over the past fifteen years for his expressionist paintings, has been gaining critical acclaim and exposure for his new body of photography-based works. The exhibition begins on March 29, 2008, and m97 Gallery will hold an opening reception for the artist on Saturday March 29th from 4pm to 7pm in the gallery.
As evident in several of his earlier paintings from the 1990's, Liang Weizhou has regularly explored the visual and conceptual relationship between painting and photography. Occasionally going so far as painting self-portraits with a camera and tripod on his canvas, it is clear the medium of photography and th...