Exhibition installation view (click on the works to enlarge)
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LIANG Weizhou solo exhibition
10 November - 30 December 2012
Sat. November 10 4pm-6pm
See more works by LIANG Weizhou
See New Publication "Post-Jiangnan"
Media Reviews >>
• Financial Times 2012 [EN - URL]
• www.shanghai247.net 2012 [EN - URL]
• lettre de la photographie 2012 [FN/EN - URL]
• Press Release [EN/CN - PDF]
• Art Works List [EN/CN - PDF]
• Exhibition E-Book [EN/CN - PDF]
M97 Gallery is pleased to present “Post-Jiangnan”, an exhibition of artist LIANG Weizhou’s newest photographs, works on paper and unique vintage photographs from the 1980’s and 1990’s. The Shanghainese painter and professor, best 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 will be on view until January 6, 2013. This is the artist’s third solo exhibition at the gallery.
Liang Weizhou’s new body of landscape photographs was made in the surrounding provinces in and around Shanghai known as the Jiangnan region south of the Yangtze River. These large-format explorations of the traditionally refined water towns and countryside depict China’s industrialization and post-industrialization developments. Creating unique works in a size and scale traditionally used