Tsingtao is proud to be sponsoring the launch of contemporary Beijing artist, Wang Qingsong’s first solo exhibition in London for almost ten years. The opening on September 22nd at Mayfair’s Beetles+Huxley gallery, marks the start of a five week run.
Born at the start of the Cultural Revolution, Qingsong’s provocative, and often humorous works comment on the overwhelming social and visual changes which have taken place in his native country over the last four and a half decades. Predominantly photography and film-based, his fascinating pieces are known for their massive scale, deep symbolism and careful staging, which can sometimes take several weeks and involve up to 300 extras.
Many of the artist’s large-format photographs, which have been shown in galleries and museums across the globe, including the International Centre of Photography (NY) and the V&A (London), also attract significant attention at auction. Qingsong also represented China in the Venice Biennale 2013.
Tsingtao will be celebrating Wang Qingsong’s London exhibition launch with its authentic imported pilsner and the rarer, more exclusive 1903, which is only available in select venues across the UK.
The launch event takes place on 22nd September, 6-8pm.
For further information please contact Thea Gregory, gallery coordinator;
T: 020 7434 4319