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Huang Yong Ping

Huang Yong Ping’s career has been forged in a crucible of cross-cultural exchange. In the

1980s, he was instrumental in introducing Dada and Neo-Dada tactics to China’s frenzied

early encounters with modern art. While his contemporaries were practicing various forms of

expressionistic painting, Huang was absorbing the influences of Marcel Duchamp, John Cage,

and Joseph Beuys. Since that time he has developed a hybrid artistic practice, in which East

and West pointedly interact so as to throw into relief the ever shifting currents of globalization.

In Huang’s work, Chan Buddhist theology joins forces with Duchampian provocations, or the