Lot 033 Ravenel Autumn Auction 2021 Taipei

Ravenel Autumn Auction 2021 Taipei

Cambrian No. 1

WANG Jianwei (Chinese, 1958)


Oil on canvas

187.5 x 250 cm


TWD 2,600,000-4,000,000

HKD 726,000-1,117,000

USD 93,400-143,600

CNY 606,000-932,000

Sold Price


Signed reverse Wang Jianwei both in English and Chinese and dated 2018.7

Long March Space, Beijing
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Wang Jianwei: Cambrian, Art021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair, Shanghai, November 8-11, 2018
This lot is accompanied with a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.


Wang Jianwei was born in Sichuan in 1958. He began his art practice in the 1970s, and he began to become a pioneer in the field of contemporary Chinese art. When he studied at Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now China Academy of Art), he read a lot of Existentialism and Chinese History. Influenced by these experiences, his early works were experimental with complicated conceptions. Since the 1990s, Wang Jianwei continues to explore the synthesis of knowledge and the interdisciplinary approach to art, experimenting with the use of different disciplines. Methodology to create a new artistic language. In 2014, Wang presented his solo exhibition, the first of three commissions of The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative at the Guggenheim Museum, New York.
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